Pursuant to federal law, teachers of core academic subjects (English, reading or language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, economics, arts, history, and geography) must be highly qualified as defined by the State of Colorado, as follows: Elementary School (K-6) Teacher A highly qualified elementary school teacher is an elementary school teacher who holds at least a Colorado Provisional Teacher License, with an endorsement in “Elementary Education.” To qualify for such a license the highly qualified elementary teacher must: 1. Possess a Bachelor’s degree 2. Have completed an approved regular or alternative teacher education preparation program 3. Have …

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  • Last Reviewed/Revised: April 2011
  • Last Adopted: September 14, 2005

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GCE/GCF, Professional Staff Recruiting/Hiring
Policy Section: GC - Professional Staff

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