School Library Connection


Contact Information

Educator Talent – Licensing Office
6000 E Evans Ave
Building #2, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222

Phone: (303) 866-6628
Fax: (303) 866-6722

Colorado Department of Education Educator Licensing Unit:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Master's Degree Needed: No

Library Media Content Test Needed: Program for Licensing Assessments for Colorado Educators (PLACE). All candidates must have a passing score of 220; for additional information go to the PLACE website (

Description: Colorado offers an endorsement for teacher librarian, which requires a teaching license.

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

Criteria for eligibility includes completion of one of the following requirements:

Teacher librarian

If your prior endorsement was "School Librarian," your future renewal(s) will be "School Librarian" as long as all renewal requirements are met. The same will be true for those who have the previous iteration of "Teacher Librarian" or other endorsement term(s) used on your license.


Yes, through the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement. This can be found at: ( LMS Certification - School Library Media Certification By State: Colorado 0