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In light of Campus closure and as a precautionary measure regarding COVID-19, employees in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences are working remotely in an effort to best support our campus community. We ask for your patience as some services may be limited and response time may increase. We appreciate your understanding as we prioritize health and safety. Updates will be published to UNC's COVID-19 information page as the situation develops.

Welcome to Office of Professional Licensure

The function of the Office of Professional Licensure (OPL) is to assist educator candidate(s) and alumni in working your way through the process with Colorado and other states. Whether a current or former student, here you will find all the forms and instructions that you will need to obtain the approvals you need to apply for your credentials with the Department of Education

Charles Warren, Ph.D.

Charles Warren, Ph.D.

Administrator and University Licensure Officer

Charles.Warren@unco.edu

Corine Sileo

Corine Sileo

Assistant to the Administrator

Corine.Sileo@unco.edu

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Current Students

Checkpoints are requirements necessary to be able to progress through the teacher education program at UNC: 

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Teachers

Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, Special Education and K-12. 

Once you have completed your program at UNC you will need to assemble some documents to be able to apply for your license from the Colorado Department of Education (CDE): 

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School Leaders

Principals and Administrators 

Once you have completed your program at UNC, you will need to assemble some documents to be able to apply for your license from CDE

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Special Services Providers

Nurses, Audiologists, Counselors, Psychologists, Speech Language-Pathology, O&M

Once you have completed your program at UNC, you will need to assemble some documents to be able to apply for your license from CDE