It is true, you will not receive credit if you taught outside of
CO. Even if you taught for 20 years in another state, if you get
hired in CO, you will be considered probationary just like a first
year teacher, and will be treated as such.
On 5/13/10, dave wrote:
> Stop confusing people. There is reciprocity between NM and CO so
> you shouldn't have a problem to get a CO license. And I don't
> believe you will not receive credits for teaching outside of CO,
> probably not all years, Denver will give you up to 10 years.
>> Research! I am a CO teacher and there have been huge budget
>> cuts, teacher lay offs all across the state. It is
>> competitive. I don't know your answer regarding your
>> retirement but as for our district you would start as a 1st
>> year teacher with 0 yrs experience! (they only give credit
>> for CO teaching) Definitely contact the specific districts
>> for more info. I am not trying to steer you away, just
>> research and realize things are tight for right now. In a
>> couple of years maybe it will be different. I speak for
>> northern Co.
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