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Read the Updated English Learners Guidebook on Designing, Delivering and Evaluating Services for English
This resource includes current federal and state requirements, CDE policies and guidance and best and promising practices for educators who support and provide services for English learners.
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Comment on Draft Educator Licensing and Preparation Rules
Please submit comments to the state board of education for the educator preparation and licensing rule and content assessment alignment project no later than Monday, Oct. 12. 
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View Elementary Arts Integration Sample Units
A collaborative group of educators and community arts partners developed integrated units for grades one, three and four based on sample instructional units in drama and theatre arts, visual arts, social studies and comprehensive health.
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These teacher-authored units include learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options.


This FAQ explains how to get started with home schooling in Colorado, cost, requirements, and more.


This DVD summarizes the IEP process and includes tips and comments by parents and professionals.


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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