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Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Course - FAQ

COVID-19 and Special Education

View information for educators and parents to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 resources for special education

When is the next application available? 

The next session will begin January 5, 2022 running through July 1, 2022. The application for the January - July 2022 session has reached capacity and closed.

The following session will be run from July 7, 2022 - December 30, 2022. Application for registration for July - December session will open on June 6, 2022. 

Where can I access the application?

The application will be available on the CDE ASD webpage. You can also be notified when the application becomes available by signing up for the ASD ListServ

Am I required to secure supervision?

No. Many individuals take the course, simply for the knowledge. If you choose to go on for the certification, you will need to find a BCBA to provide supervision.

Do you keep a waiting list?

No, we do NOT keep a waitlist. This course will be offered again on July 7, 2022. Registration will open on June 6, 2022.

Can I get credit for taking the course?

CDE does not offer pre-approved CEUs. You do receive a certificate of completion and can use that to apply for CEUs. Currently, Pittsburgh State University offers the opportunity to apply for 3 credit hours of college credit following completion of the course. This is typically used to move on district pay scales. Most universities do not accept this as an elective. Follow up with your own university/school district to see if this option would apply to you.


For More Information

Visit the ASD Resource webpage

Join the Colorado Autism Spectrum Disorder Listserv

To subscribe to the Autism Spectrum Disorder listserv:

  1. Open a new email.
  2. In the “To” field, type the email address and send the message.
  3. You will receive a confirmation email. You will not be added until you respond to this email.
  4. If you have a problem, try using “plain” text or check with the technology people in your district.

More Questions?

Please contact Cora Nash ( 



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