Under the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE) board rules governing credentialing, all secondary instructors who teach in a Colorado Community College System (CCCS) approved program must hold a valid credential.

At the post-secondary level, CRS 23-60-304 indicates postsecondary CTE instructors must hold a valid credential.

A credential ensures that the CTE program provides students with well qualified instructors possessing appropriate occupational and educational experience.

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CCCS Integrated Credential Guidance.  As of June 2014.

Further information about credentialing rules and processes can be found in the Administrators’ Handbook, Section IV – Credentialing.