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.

Find which credential is right for you. A crosswalk of credentials (including integrated credentials) by program CIP code.

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.