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Adult Education and Family Literacy

About Us

CDE's Adult Education and Family Literacy Office (AEFL) administers the federally-funded adult education grant program in Colorado, as authorized by the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) under Title II of the Workforce Investment Act, and the Colorado Adult Education and Literacy Act of 2014.

Follow the links in the menu for more information about:

  • Adult basic education services for Colorado adults and their families
  • Resources and requirements for AEFLA-funded program management
  • Resources and requirements for Adult Workforce Partnerships

Image courtesy of Spring Institute Intercultural Learning, Denver, CO. 

Updates and Announcements

  • Tricia Johnson will begin as Director of Adult Education Initiatives on June 22, 2015. Tricia comes to CDE from Emily Griffith Technical College, where she served as Director of Instructional Programs.

  • Program Directors' Meeting FY16: July 9-10 (Denver) and July 23-24 (Montrose). To access handouts and more information for the meetings click here.

  • WIOA Readiness Self-Assessment Tool for Colorado AEFLA Programs
    Developed by CDE/AEFL to help local programs prepare for and navigate the transition to WIOA.   

Information about Colorado's GED Testing Program

Quick Links


Contact Us

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