Colorado Department of Education

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) is the principal department of the Colorado state government[2] that is responsible for education. It is headquartered in Denver.[3] Members of the Colorado State Board of Education are charged by the Colorado Constitution with the general supervision of the public schools. They have numerous powers and duties specified in state law. Individuals are elected on a partisan basis to serve six-year terms without pay.[4]

Department of Education
Department overview
Department executive
  • Susana Córdova, Commissioner of Education[1]

See also



  1. ^ "State Board of Education selects sole finalist for education commissioner finalist" (Press release). Denver, Colorado: State of Colorado. Colorado Department of Education. May 30, 2023. Retrieved September 15, 2023.
  2. ^ C.R.S. § 24-1-110
  3. ^ "Welcome!." Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved on September 10, 2009. "201 East Colfax Ave. Denver, CO 80203"
  4. ^ "Colorado State Board of Education | CDE". Retrieved 2018-02-01.