The Colorado Department of Education provides leadership to school districts and BOCES through the CDE Principal Consultant for Deaf Education. The consultative role includes specific guidance in the areas of Educational Audiology, Educational Interpreting, and teaching the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Listservs for Colorado Providers
Pertinent information related to practitioners and parents in the field of deafness is frequently disseminated through the DHH/CDE listservs. The following listservs are available to interested parties.
- Educational Audiologists
- Educational Interpreters
- Teachers of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Information pertinent to Teachers of the Deaf (TODs), Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs), Itinerants, Program Administrators, and other individuals in the field of deafness will be placed in this listserv
To join a listserv, Email Shauna Moden (Principal Consultant for Deaf Education) indicating the appropriate listserv.
Forms and Documents
- Deaf Child Bill of Rights (PDF)
- ECEA Rules
- IEP Form: Communication Plan (DOC)
- IEP Form: Determination of Eligibility: Hearing Impairment, Including Deafness (DOC)
Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HH) Training and Webinars
No Trainings at this Time
Colorado Deaf and Hard of Hearing Mentor Program
The Colorado Deaf and Hard of Hearing Mentor Program was established to support educational teams working with students with all degrees of hearing loss, regardless of communication mode. Mentoring activities are tailored to specific needs of district staff. Mentors are experts in deafness who also have an additional area of expertise. For more information about the Mentor Program, please Email Shauna Moden
- PowerPoint: Mentor Program Framework Quadrants (PPT)
- To request a mentor, please contact Shauna Moden.
For more information, please contact:
Shauna Moden, Deaf Education Specialist
Email Shauna Moden