Online PD Courses for teachers in Colorado (CO)
(not a Colorado teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I renew a teaching license in Colorado?
Visit the Colorado Department of Education site for more details on re-licensure, official forms for relicensing in CO, and the teaching license renewal process. All applications require that you obtain and upload items such as official transcripts, worksheets and/or signed documents.
What state requirements does a teacher in CO need to meet for renewal?
A valid professional license may be renewed every five years or an expired professional professional license or an expired certificate may be renewed with an equivalent of six semester hours of credit or 90 clock hours of professional development renewal activities (online courses) earned during the validity (from the issuance date to the expiration date) of your professional license.
RenewaTeachingLicense.com online classes for teachers to get clock hours or semester hour courses with Adams State University, a regionally accredited university in CO, have been used to help meet state requirements for renewing a teaching license in Colorado.
Use these downloadable checklists for details and the process of renewing a teaching license in Colorado.
Renew a Teacher License
Renew a Substitute Teacher Authorization
Renew a Special Services Provider (SSP) License
Renew a CTE Authorization
Renew a Principal License
Renew an Administrator License
* Please note: The administrator license is not for principals (see section above).
How do I contact the CO Department of Education?
Contact the Colorado Department of Education
Educator Talent – Licensing Office
6000 E Evans Ave
Building #2, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222
Mon-Thur, 8:30am-5pm (last walk-in 1/2 hour before closing)
Fri, 8:30am-4pm (last walk-in 1/2 hour before closing)
Call Center 303-866-6628
Hours Mon-Fri: 7:30am-12:30pm
Disclaimer: Please ensure the courses meet requirements for your teaching certificate and circumstances and align with what the state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and courses listed on this page are current as of January 1st, 2020 to meet the current and best information available. Please note that state licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is the responsibility of each teacher to know about their state certification requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours for renewal of licenses, licensing and certificate renewal and expired certification. Professional Learning Board does not guarantee acceptance by your school, district or licensing authority.