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Access the 2009/2010 Standards

Access the 2009/2010 Standards

Browse the standards, family and community guides, vertical progressions, and more. CMAS assessments are based on 2009/2010 standards through the Spring of 2020.

Plan for 2020 Standards Implementation

Plan for 2020 Standards Implementation

Take advantage of the two-year (2018-2019, 2019-2020) transition period to implement the 2020 Standards with materials and support from CDE.

 Interact with the 2020 Standards Online

Interact with the 2020 Standards Online (coming soon!)

Use Standards Online, a new tool from CDE, to browse, compare, customize, and bookmark views of the 2020 Standards.

Browse the 2020 Standards Downloads

Browse the 2020 Standards Downloads

Download the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards by content area and grade, access alternative formats, and read supporting material for all content areas. (final approved versions coming soon!)

Learn About the Standards History and Development

Learn About the Standards History and Development (updates coming soon!)

Understand why Colorado has academic standards and how CDE engages stakeholders in their development and revision.

Read Colorado's Extended Evidence Outcomes

Read Colorado's Extended Evidence Outcomes

Find out how Colorado's EEOs extend the Colorado Academic Standards to students with significant cognitive disabilities.

Browse Curriculum and Instructional Resources

Browse Curriculum and Instructional Resources

See and use example standards-based curriculum and instructional resources from Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project.

Ask Questions and Contact the SIS Team

Ask Questions and Contact the SIS Team

Enlist our help! If you have a question about the standards or need assistance for your school or district, our content area specialists are here to help.


News

The State Board of Education approved revisions to the Colorado Academic Standards. For more information, see the Colorado Academic Standards Review and Revision page.

Welcome

The Office of Standards and Instructional Support consists of full time and part-time staff of content specialists with expertise in the 16 subject areas within the Colorado Academic Standards. This team is committed to supporting education professionals across the state in implementing the Colorado Academic Standards for student success. The team provides guidance and expertise through technical assistance, both internally and externally, related to standards implementation and instructional support. The menu on the left side of this page provides access to standards, standards-based projects and to individual content-specific standards support. The content-specific pages (dedicated to the implementation of all 16 subject areas of the Colorado Academic Standards) have instructional resources, professional development opportunities, and connections to community partners across Colorado.


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