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    Re: Colorado Teaching License--Does it really take that long

    I sent my license in sometime in August and the website says it was
    received on 8/24/10. I was originally told 12 weeks, then 16. Today it has
    been 19 weeks and still no update on the CDE website. They won't answer
    inquiries regarding a timeline of a license. My license expires in March.
    Glad I turned my stuff in 7 months early. Hope I hear something before

    On 11/20/10, D wrote:
    > Sad thing is how many of those applicants are actually highly skilled,
    > trained and experienced educators who, instead of being in a classroom,
    > are just waiting it out elsewhere. I would think the state would want
    > the best educators in the classroom. That is not going to happen with
    > this current definition of highly qualified (holding a Colorado
    > license) and the current application backlog.
    > On 11/19/10, Still Waiting wrote:
    >> I sent in all of my information to the state back in July. I still
    >> have not had my license approved. They told me in Sept. that it
    >> would closer to 16 weeks. I believe now that it has been close to
    >> 18. I just sent an inquiry to the state. This is just crazy.
    >> On 11/18/10, g wrote:
    >>> On 9/27/10, Sande wrote:
    >>>> I just renewed my Oregon License from 15 years ago, and the
    >>>> process took about that long-----with budget cuts and less
    >>>> staff, the ed. offices are taking longer to process the tons
    >>>> of things coming through. I think that your time frame is ,
    >>>> lamentably, fairly normal.
    >>>> On 9/26/10, DJ wrote:
    >>>>> I am a Texas certified educator who has applied to have my
    >>>>> license reciprocated here in Colorado. I was told to check
    >>>>> the website 4-5 days after "12-14 weeks for processing".
    >>>>> Does it actually take that long? Your experiences, please.
    >>>>> It has been about 6 weeks now. It seems like it should not
    >>>>> take as long for someone with a current license from
    >>>>> another state.
    >>> Yes, I agree with Sande. It does take that long. So many cuts
    >>> yet so many vying for teacher licensure and jobs...