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CDE informs and advances education policies aimed at supporting educators and providing an exceptional education for all students.

* * CDE will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. * *

Policy and Funding


School and District Information

Public Policy

Grants and Funding

Important Dates & Information

Apply for a National Board Certification Scholarship
Considering national board certification? CDE has 54 scholarships of $250 each available for the first candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and apply. The deadline to apply is Dec. 1
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Teacher and young kids

Early Childhood/IDEA Scholarship Opportunity
Funds to support early childhood educators are available in the following areas: scholarships for tuition, loan repayment and recruitment and retention programs. Applications due Nov. 21.
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Register to Attend E-rate Training
This one and-a-half day E-rate training is for all E-rate applicants and service providers. Topics will include reviewing the 7th Report and Order to understand all program changes plus the proposed eligible services list, new forms, district wide discounts, phased and eliminated services and cost allocation requirements. 
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Upcoming CDE Meetings & Events

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This recorded webinar is a guide to the Preschool Standards Support Documents.


Learn more about State Board of Education operating procedures for legislation.


Applying for E-rate funds? Learn more about how to create a technology plan.


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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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