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Welcome!  Click HERE to register.

New Courses Now Available!

We are pleased to announce the first three modules in the Adult Learners Course sequence.  Explore Professionalism, the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct,Training Facilitation Skills and gain a better understanding of why Culture matters - all  while earning clock hours toward your credentials.

If you want to know more about Transitions, check out the two courses offered by CDE's Preschool Special Ed Team.  You will learn how to support children and families as they move through the changes ahead.

Watch The Raising of America series and take the PDIS courses to earn credit.  See details at right.

Transforming the Workforce

"Named one of the most important and transformative studies of the ECE workforce."
Here is your opportunity to view all six webinars: 


The Raising of America

Rocky Mountain PBS presented the groundbreaking documentary series The Raising of America during January of 2016.  If you missed these broadcasts you can still complete the courses by viewing each of the documentary broadcasts at the Raising of America website.

The episodes include:
The Raising of America signature hour
Wounded Places
DNA is not Destiny
Are We Crazy About Our Kids? & Once Upon a Time

Need Help?

If you need help, email us at PDISHelp or call us at 303.866.2641 (toll free 1.844.447.4441).  We are here 8:30-5:00 Monday through Friday!

This site works best with Google Chrome.  Don't have it?  Get the free download HERE

New Release Statement

A new PDIS Release Statement will go into effect beginning 6/16/2016.  To review this revision, please go to Revised Release Statement.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate?

The PDIS is designed to support a variety of early childhood professionals at all levels of experience and education. Professionals working in programs that decide to progress in the new Colorado Shines QRIS will be required to register in the PDIS. Professionals whose programs do not decide to progress in the new QRIS can still access the PDIS.

What are the benefits for teachers?

The PDIS will increase knowledge and skills, guide meaningful professional development choices and recognize professional accomplishments!

When can I access PDIS?

The PDIS will go live for a limited number of professionals on November 26, 2014. It will be available for everyone on April 15, 2015.

Do I need a computer to participate?

You don't have to own a computer but you do need access to a computer with an internet connection. You will also need an individual e-mail account.

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Additional Information

The following items may be of use to you!

Useful Websites

Colorado Shines QRIS
Find out how to get connected to Colorado's new Quality Rating and Improvement System!

This website makes exploring the Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines easy and fun!

The Office of Early Learning and School Readiness
This Office works to prevent the achievement gap and promote student success by insuring that Colorado's youngest children are ready for school.

Contact Us

You can contact our office at PDISHelp or call us at 303.866.2641 (toll free 1.844.447.4441).  We are here 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday!