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Consolidate Colorado Educator Programs In Colorado Department of Education

Concerning consolidating duties under the authorization process for Colorado educator preparation programs from the department of higher education to the department of education, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2023 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The act consolidates the review and approval process for educator preparation programs under the department of education and the state board of education.

The act creates an advisory committee to the state board of education and the department to provide input on relevant topics related to educator preparation and educator quality.

The act anticipates an appropriation of $108,990 from the educator licensure cash fund to the department of education for the office of professional services.

APPROVED by Governor June 2, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die; except that section 22-60.5-121 (2)(h) takes effect only if House Bill 23-1231 becomes law and takes effect on the effective date of this act or the effective date of House Bill 23-1231, whichever is later. House Bill 23-1231 took effect May 15, 2023.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details