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GSSWGraduate School of Social Work

Colorado School Social Work Licensure

Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Requirements:

Download our Applicant Guide to Colorado Licensure for School Social Work

If you have any questions about the process, please call or email: 

Office of Academic Services
2148 S. High Street Denver, CO 80208
Phone: 303-871-2843 Fax: 303-871-2845 (attention: Office of Academic Services)
Email: [email protected]

Things to Note

  • If you are applying for a Provisional License, you will be required to have fingerprints taken for a background check. You will receive additional information with your application materials.
  • As of March 1, 2007, you must also submit proof of residence including a signed affidavit and a notarized copy of 1 of 7 approved forms of evidence of legal residence. Please contact the Colorado Department of Education directly if you have questions or concerns about this requirement.
  • Obtain application materials from the Colorado State Department of Education (303-866-6628).