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Accessibility Instructions for Users with Disabilities


Welcome to the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) website. CDE incorporates into its website the Web Accessibility Guidelines developed by the Governor's Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT). We are pleased to provide an alternative medium for accessing information about our programs and services. If you have any suggestions for improving the accessibility features of our website, please contact the CDE Webmaster.

See also: Additional accessibility links and resources

Dedicated to Providing Inclusive Access to All 

CDE provides equitable and inclusive information consistent with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1, following the level A and AA criteria. These guidelines support all users, including those with cognitive, sensory, and mobility disabilities.

Site Features

Keyword-based Search Engine

Within the upper-right portion of each page of the CDE website you'll find a search engine feature which provides quick, relevant, and easy to use search results, allowing quick navigation to the desired content.

Viewing Microsoft® Documents

Microsoft Word (for .DOC and .DOCX file extensions)

Microsoft Excel (for .XLS and .XLSX file extensions)

Microsoft PowerPoint (for .PPT and .PPTX file extensions)

* NOTE: Microsoft does not have free Macintosh viewers for Word, Excel or PowerPoint.

For additional information, contact: CDE Webmaster