Colorado Substitute Stipend
The Colorado Department of Education, in partnership with the Colorado Center for Rural Education at the University of Northern Colorado, are pleased to announce the availability of a $300 stipend that can be used to reimburse a variety of costs associated with obtaining a substitute authorization.
Individuals with a valid 1-year, 3-year, 5-year, or 2020-21 Substitute Authorization from CDE may qualify for the stipend upon meeting eligibility requirements detailed below.
1) Obtain a valid Colorado substitute authorization.
2) Register and attend a FREE, virtual Substitute Boot Camp.
3) Work a minimum of one day as a substitute in ANY of Colorado's 178 school districts (yes, even non-rural districts),BOCES, charter, or approved facility school.
Submit both the Substitute Certification Form and W-9 to the Center for Rural Education
using one of the
Option A: Scan and email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
Option B: Mail to:
University of Northern Colorado
Colorado Center for Rural Education
501 20th Street
Campus Box 106
Greeley, CO 80639-0028