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Interested in a career in teaching?

The University of Northern Colorado invites you and your teachers to the ninth annual UNC Future Teacher Conference on February 2. This FREE conference offers a day of informative activities designed to help you learn just what it takes to become an educator.

Teaching is in our DNA! Founded as a Normal School in 1889, the University of Northern Colorado has produced thousands of graduates who have gone on to have successful careers in education. We are excited to host hundreds of students who share a similar passion for teaching and will shape the next generation of K-12 students. 
The 8th annual Future Teacher Conference brings together high school and community college students interested in becoming a teacher with UNC students and faculty from the School of Teacher Education, early career teachers, veteran educators, and school administrators for an enriching and engaging day of presentations and workshops. 

Welcome to the wonderful world of teaching.

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Are you a high school or community college student interested in a career in teaching? Contact us at teacher.education@unco.edu.

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Future Teachers Conference 2019

Hear from Experts and Students

Presentations and workshops will include information and perspectives from current pre-service teachers, early career teachers, veteran educators and UNC faculty and administration. The program includes information for students interested in:

  • Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Urban and Rural Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • K-12 Technology Education
  • Sport and Exercise Science Education
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education
  • Art Education
  • Music Education
  • A special session for your parents too!

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Teaching is in our DNA

The University of Northern Colorado has been preparing aspiring
educators for the classroom for over one-hundred years.

The Professors

Our experienced professors are passionate educators who are invested in preparing the next generation of leaders and teachers for the classroom.

Small Class Sizes

Our small class sizes and 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio provide opportunities and resources for students to succeed in in their academic pursuits.

Hands-On Experience

Our classroom observation and student-teaching programs provide applied classroom experience, preparing students for the real-world.

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Hear from our former attendees about their experiences at the Future Teacher Conference!

Today was a wonderful experience, it really opened up new way of thinking for me.

The conference was great. It opened my eyes on how I view my teachers now.

The energy today was really good and I feel like I leave here knowing more.

Very informative and lots of fun. I learned a lot and I hope to use what I learned today in the future.