Site Index | CDE Offices | Staff Directory


* * CDE will be closed on Monday, February 18 for the President's Day holiday. * *

News & Events

Teacher Prep for English Language Learners

Helping educators teach English Language Learners
State board directs CDE to create new flexible professional development pathways for new and current teachers to better serve students with English language education needs.

News image for Educator Effectiveness Metrics release

Educator Effectiveness Metrics release
Performance reports for Colorado teachers and principals show the majority of educators received evaluation ratings of “effective” or higher. 

News image for the story of promising practice about Center School District

Stories of Promising Practice - Center School District
Since implementing a more intentional postsecondary awareness program, Center School District in the San Luis Valley has seen a big spike in college enrollment among its graduates.

News image for ELAT application webinar registration.

Early Literacy Assessment Tool Webinar
An application training webinar for the Early Literacy Assessment Tool (ELAT) project will take place 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. Applications will be due Friday, Feb. 3.

New image for Dr. Anthes appointment to commissioner by SBE

State Board appoints Katy Anthes as commissioner
At its Dec. 14 meeting, the State Board voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Katy Anthes as the commissioner of education. Anthes has led the department as interim commissioner since May.

News image for MIC3 resources. Logo for the commission.

Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission
MIC3 was formed to help military children with the challenges of frequent school transitions.School and district websites should have a link to the Interstate Compact's website and resources.

News Image for promising practice story on Grant Beacon Middle School.

Stories of Promising Practice - Grant Beacon
Grant Beacon Middle School is experiencing success after getting innovation status. The school worked with community members to devise a plan tailored to its needs, including a longer school day, and providing a Chromebook for every student.

Image of Sean Waybrant, 2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year

2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year
Sean Wybrant, a Career and Technical Education teacher at William J. Palmer High School, Colorado Springs School District 11, is the 2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year.

Marijuana tax revenue for education

Marijuana Tax Revenue for Education
Tax revenue from the sale of marijuana will help fund state education programs. Learn more.

News image for kindergarten school readiness school online office hours

Kindergarten School Readiness Virtual Office Hours
The Kindergarten School Readiness Team will host online office hours to support kindergarten teachers using the GOLD® Kindergarten Entry Assessment (KEA) survey.

Quick Links


Contact Us

Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
Contact CDE

CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

Educator Licensing 

WCC Access