Colorado - State Models and Supports: Model Policies, Resources, and Supports

Area: 
Model Policies, Resources, And Supports
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages state agencies to develop models and guidance for districts to support implementation of counseling, psychological, and social services, or requires state agencies to disseminate existing resources.

C.R.S. 22-60.5-110. Renewal of licenses

(3) (b) A professional licensee shall complete such ongoing professional development within the period of time for which such professional license is valid. Such professional development may include, but need not be limited to, in-service education programs, including programs concerning juvenile mental health issues and the awareness and prevention of youth suicide and training in preventing, identifying, and responding to child sexual abuse and assault; college or university credit from an accepted institution of higher education or a community, technical, or local district college; educational travel that meets the requirements specified in paragraph (d) of this subsection (3); involvement in school reform; internships; and ongoing professional development training and experiences. The state board of education, by rule, may establish minimum criteria for professional development; except that such criteria shall not:

  • (I) Specify any particular type of professional development activity as a requirement or partial requirement for license renewal;

  • (II) Require completion of more than six credit hours or more than ninety total clock hours of activities during the term of any professional license;

  • (III) Prescribe a schedule for completion of professional development activity during the term of any professional license; or

  • (IV) Require prior approval or supervision of professional development activities.

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