Colorado Department of Education

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Department of Education
Department overview

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) is the principal department of the Colorado state government[1] that is responsible for education. It is headquartered in Denver.[2] 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.[3]

State Board of Education Members[3][edit]

Rebecca McClellan (D) 6th Congressional District, Centennial; Terms of Office: January 2017 – January 2023[4]

Vacant (R) 4th Congressional District, ; Terms of Office: January 2013 – January 2019[5]

Steve Durham (R) 5th Congressional District, Colorado Springs; Terms of Office: January 2017 – January 2023[6]

Joyce Rankin (R) 3rd Congressional District, Carbondale; Terms of Office: January 2017 - January 2021[7]

Angelika Schroeder (D) 2nd Congressional District, Boulder; Terms of Office: January 2009 – January 2019[8]

Valentina (Val) Flores (D) 1st Congressional District, Denver; Terms of Office: January 2015 – January 2021[9]

Jane Goff (D) 7th Congressional District, Arvada; Terms of Office: March 2008 – January 2021[10]

Elizabeth (Bizy) Cordial, Director of State Board Relations[3]

Katy Anthes, Ph.D., Commissioner of Education, Secretary to the Board of Education[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ C.R.S. § 24-1-110
  2. ^ "Welcome!." Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved on September 10, 2009. "201 East Colfax Ave. Denver, CO 80203"
  3. ^ a b c d "Colorado State Board of Education | CDE". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  4. ^ "Board Member Profiles - Rebecca McClellan | CDE". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  5. ^ "State Board of Education Member Pam Mazanec Resigns". Pagosa Springs, Colorado. 2018-01-11. Retrieved 2018-02-02.
  6. ^ "Board Member Profiles - Steve Durham | CDE". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  7. ^ "Board Member Profiles - Joyce Rankin (R) | CDE". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  8. ^ "Board Member Profiles - Angelika Schroeder | CDE". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  9. ^ "Board Member Profiles - Val Flores | CDE". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  10. ^ "Board Member Profiles - Jane Goff | CDE". Retrieved 2018-02-01.

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