Colorado BOCES Association
The Colorado Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Association provides educational services to two or more school districts that alone cannot afford the service, or find it advantageous and cost-effective to cooperate with other districts.
Colorado Christian University
Colorado Christian University Online offers a variety of fully online undergraduate and graduate level educator preparation programs in both non-licensure and licensure pathways. These programs, authorized by the Colorado Department of Education, are offered through CCU’s College of Adult and Graduate Studies and are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of working adults.
Colorado Classrooms Live
Colorado Classrooms Live (CC-LIVE) is a free service that supports new rural Colorado 7–12th-grade math teachers through virtual teacher mentorship. CC-LIVE also allows rural schools with math teacher vacancies equitable virtual access to certified, experienced Colorado math teachers regardless of location.
Colorado Department of Education
As the administrative arm of the State Board of Education, the Colorado Department of Education is responsible for implementing state and federal education laws, disbursing state and federal funds, holding schools and districts accountable for performance, licensing all educators, and providing public transparency of performance and financial data.
The University of Colorado at Boulder offers an online Teacher Leadership Program. Students earn stackable graduate certificates in subjects such as "Social and Emotional Learning" and "Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students" that can lead to an MA in Teacher Leadership.
Marzano Research offers sophisticated rural education research and consulting capabilities with a collaborative, small-business approach. Whether you want to grow your teacher pipeline, improve work-based learning pathways, or position your students for postsecondary success, we can help you develop and use actionable strategies leading to rural school success.
University of Northern Colorado
Bright futures start here. At UNC, you get an outstanding return on your investment: A top-quality education learning from award-winning faculty with a passion for teaching and the career-ready experiences that come from attending a four-year, research university. You will experience hands-on learning to advance your professional goals in a culturally rich academic environment.
Regis University offers 100% online teacher licensure programs for those with a college degree and those seeking degree completion. Programs are available for elementary education, secondary education, and special education. Attend a virtual information session for more information. Contact Michele, Student Success Coach, for more information.
Rural Public Health, Education, and Healthcare Initiative
The Rural Public Health, Education, and Healthcare Initiative develops collaborations and partnerships to meet the health and education needs of rural Colorado communities.
TEACH Colorado TEACH Colorado provides licensure coaching; resume, cover letter, and testing guides; application fee reimbursements; and scholarships to non-licensed school staff, high-school students, career changers, and all others who are interested in teaching. TEACH Colorado also provides unique resources and support to teacher preparation programs and school districts across the state. For more information on partnering, please reach out to Annette.
Western Colorado University
Western Colorado University’s 100% online teacher preparation program allows adults to complete their degrees and obtain a teaching license. The program is entirely online and allows individuals to maintain their existing employment while attending classes.