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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.

Teaching and Learning

School and District Information

Important Dates & Information

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ESSA Standards Spoke Committee Webinar
The Office of Standards and Instructional Support is hosting an informational webinar about the Standards Spoke Committee for Colorado’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plan on Thursday, August 18.

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READing Foundations Academy
A no-cost training where participants will dig deeper into the Foundational Skills Standards and how to embed them into daily instruction, study the shift in standards and explore methods for engaging students in comprehension and writing every day.

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Change in educator licensing and preparation call center and support hours
Effective June 1, the call center for Office of Educator Preparation, Licensing and Educator Effectiveness will only be open from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Upcoming CDE Meetings & Events

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Teacher-authored units include learning experiences, assessment ideas and more.

Learn more about instructional unit samples

How to get started with home schooling in Colorado.

Learn more about home schooling

A summary of the IEP process and tips by parents and professionals.

Learn more about the IEP DVD

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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 

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