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Holds a State of Colorado Endorsement as a Reading Teacher or Reading Specialist
13.01(C)(2)(d): Holds a state of Colorado endorsement as a Reading Teacher or Reading Specialist
The Educator Talent Unit at CDE will review all existing Reading Teacher and Reading Specialist endorsement for Colorado teachers and add a “READ Act Designation” to those teachers’ licenses.
Important Dates for Teachers
August 1, 2022: evidence-based training in teaching reading must be completed
August 15, 2022: documentation must be submitted to the Colorado Online Licensing (COOL) system
Information on deadlines for new teachers based on hire date will be coming soon.
District maintains a record of which teachers have met this requirement.
District reports this information to the CDE upon request.
Please note: teachers must retain all documentation.
Teacher receives a “READ Act Designation” attached to his/her teacher license.
Teacher notifies the district that he/she has met this requirement and provides the district with documentation.