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CDE continuously improves Colorado’s education system to provide students with the future skills and essential knowledge needed for success in a globally competitive world.

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Teaching and Learning

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Review the Colorado State Model Evaluation System Annual Orientation
District personnel that lead staff training should review the 2014 orientation webinar and share it with all users of the model system in their district. 
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View Additional Literacy Design Collaborative Modules
Modules are available now for instructional units in reading, writing, and communicating, comprehensive health, science and social studies. These modules complement instructional units created in the District Sample Curriculum Project.
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View the Gallery of Teacher Appreciation Week Messages
Special thanks to everyone who participated in #ThankATeacherCO.
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Upcoming CDE Meetings & Events

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These curriculum samples are based on the Colorado Academic Standards and sorted by content area and grade.


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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