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Office of Blended and Online Learning

About Us

The Office of Blended & Online Learning serves and supports Online Schools, Programs, Students, Parents, Authorizers, other related entities, and individuals related to K-12 Online & Blended Learning in Colorado. We are committed to providing information to all interested parties, as well as supporting the responsible growth of Online Learning. The Office of Blended & Online Learning began duties October 1, 2007 under Senate Bill 215 legislation. Our purposes are:

  • To support Online Schools, Programs, Students, Parents, Authorizers, and other entities related to Online Learning;
  • To facilitate the certification of Multi-District Online Schools; 
  • To support with quality implementation of online programs and online schools. 

News & Updates 

Update on Remote Learning Flexibilities for the 2022-23 School Year

CDE will continue to offer flexibility for districts to provide temporary remote learning options as a result of COVID-19 health concerns. CDE will discontinue flexibilities for districts to provide 100% remote learning options to students enrolled in brick-and-mortar schools due to COVID-19. Please visit the Remote Learning Guidance and Supports page for more information. 

Guidance for Blended Learning and Supplemental Online Learning 

The 2021-2022 guidance for blended learning and supplemental online learning courses are available on the pupil count auditing webpage

Recorded Webinars - Office Hour Sessions

The Office of Online and Blended Learning recorded office hours webinars which are located on the office hours webpage. More information will be coming soon on the next office hour session. Please visit the office hours webpage for updates. 

College Level Online Courses

For information regarding Online Courses in Higher Education, please visit the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

Online and Blended Learning ListServ

To have your email added to the Blended and Online ListServ, please send an email to Onlinelearning@cde.state.co.us with ListServ in the subject line. 

Contact Information

Renee Martinez, Principal Consultant/Supervisor
720-765-6388                                       
martinez_r@cde.state.co.us 

Mallorie Klemm, Senior Consultant
303-818-9509
klemm_m@cde.state.co.us