Colorado Frequently Asked Questions

The Colorado Department of Education's Frequently Asked Questions are designed to assist you in finding answers to licensing questions regarding:

  • First Time/Initial Applicant (In-State)
  • First Time/Initial Applicant (Out-of-State)
  • Added Endorsement
  • Initial to Professional
  • Interim Authorization
  • Professional License
  • Renewing an Expired License
  • Spouses of Active Military Personnel
  • Substitute Authorization
  • Alternative Teacher License
  • Alternative Principal License
  • Inactivate/Reactivate License
  • Request Duplicate License
  • Name Changes
  • Verification of Licensure Status
  • Request Archived Records
  • Reciprocity and Interim Authorizations
  • Special Service Provider Endorsement Requirements
  • CLD and LDE Clarification

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