The Colorado Bond of Private Occupational Schools is required by the Colorado Department of Higher Education. The bond is required to be in an amount determined in accordance of section 12-59-115, C. R.S. The purpose of the surety is to provide student and consumer protection in the event of the loss of tuition and fees as a result of any act or practice that is a violation of any minimum standards and to provide for the train-out for students enrolled in an approved school the ceases operation.
What are the requirements to operate a private school in Colorado?
The Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools defines a private occupational school as either an individual, business, institution or organization that charges tuition for post secondary education and training, They can also be called proprietary schools. A school, in order to operate, must be approved and given authorization by the Private Occupational Schools Board and Department of Higher Education.
In order to apply to operate a private school in Colorado there are two requirements:
- An application must be submitted to the Division Program Specialist, along with the fees that need to be paid
- A surety bond, specifically a Colorado Bond of Private Occupational Schools, must be obtained and submitted to the Division Program Specialist
Where can I get a Colorado Bond of Private Occupational Schools?
Just fill out our easy to navigate online application form, and within one business day one of our licensed agents will contact you with a firm quote. Once you pay the bond and sign the paperwork needed, your bond will be mailed via USPS priority mail, with overnight shipping options available.
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