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Office of Standards and Instructional Support Overview

The main function of the office of Standards and Instructional Support is to support districts in the implementation of the Colorado Academic Standards for preschool through 12th grade. The Colorado Academic Standards include eleven content areas - Comprehensive Health and Physical Education; Computer Science; Dance; Drama and Theatre Arts; Mathematics; Music; Reading, Writing, and Communicating; Science; Social Studies; Visual Arts; and World Languagse. 

Address: 1580 Logan Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80203
Room Number(s): 300

Unit Supervisor: Karol Gates
Administrative Lead:
Lead Email Address:
Lead Phone Number: 303-866-6576

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Office Responsibilities

Provide customer service to districts, schools, teachers and community partners seeking support and/or content expertise related to the Colorado Academic Standards. Contact: Content Specific Support Staff.

Major Projects

  • Facilitating the successful transition to the Colorado Academic Standards
  • Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project


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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

Educator Licensing 

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