Each of the secondary credentials has specific criteria set by our partners in business and industry that must be met prior to issuance.

logoThe Colorado Department of Education uses worksheets to determine if an applicant has met the criteria for a specific credential area. The evaluation worksheets for each CTE authorization can be found at

Apply for a Secondary Credential

Secondary credentials are issued by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). The website is

For CTE Specialist Endorsement specifics, please visit