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Colorado is a U.S. state encircling most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains. You might know that the state was named for the Colorado River, which Spanish explorers name the Río Colorado for the glowing silt the river carried from the mountains. It is the 8th most extensive and the 22nd most populous of the 50 United States.

Denver is the capital and the most populous city of Colorado which is famous for shopping. Now you must be thinking about shopping, than it is a beautiful place to visit around and enjoy your days with shopping around too.

The region is also rich in education profile. It occupies many best schools and colleges. The professors who deliver education are well skilled and experienced. They are also awarded with scholarships. You can also be the part of this fascinating place with education and your career with delivering education to the students.

What are the basic requirements for being a certified teacher?

If you thinking are off to become a certified teacher in Colorado, you will need to fulfill all prerequisite coursework, teacher preparation, and testing requirements.

Here, we present you basic requirement with the aim of making this process as easy as possible. We are dedicated to updating the site with new information on a regular basis. To stay up-to-date with the latest in teacher certification, please complete the form in the right sidebar.

Earning your teaching credential will require the completion of the appropriate amount of undergraduate coursework and standardized tests, as well as completing an accredited certification program.

It also offers an Initial License, valid for three years, for beginning teachers. You must comprehensive a Teacher Induction Program to qualify for a Professional License, which must be renewed every five years. In addition to Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary certifications, Colorado has certifications for Special Education Generalist and Special Education Specialist.

What are the certification requirements?

The Colorado Department of Education consent that individuals pursuing an initial teaching license convene the following requirements:

· You need to hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from a recognized university.

· You also need to complete with an approved teacher preparation program at an accredited college/university.

· Submit a completed licensure application, together with official copy, authorization feed and additional certification.

· Make obvious professional competence in appropriate subject areas through the completion of 24 semester hours of course credit and/or passage of the Colorado State Board of Education content assessment.

What is the alternative method of obtaining certification?

The graduates of accredited colleges or universities whose bachelor’s degree was not in education, and who have not yet earned a traditional teaching certificate, can still receive an alternative teaching certificate by satisfying certain requirements.

Visit the following website for details http://certificationmap.com/states/colorado-teacher-certification/colorado-alternative-certification-programs/.

After a Master’s program, you will be able to achieve better results in the classroom and have more job security and higher pay. In the Denver Public Schools, a teacher with a Master’s degree can earn $6,000-$8,000 more per year than one without an advanced degree.

NameCityStateZipType
University of Phoenix, Colorado Main CampusLone TreeCO80124Online
Argosy University, DenverDenverCO80231Online
Adams State CollegeAlamosaCO81102Campus
Aims Community College, GreeleyGreeleyCO80634Campus
Colorado Christian University, Lakewood CenterDenverCO80226Campus
Colorado CollegeColorado SpringsCO80903Campus
Colorado Mesa UniversityGrand JunctionCO81501Campus
Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood SpringsGlenwood SpringsCO81601Campus
Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeRangelyCO81648Campus
Colorado State UniversityFort CollinsCO80523Campus
Colorado State University, PuebloPuebloCO81001Campus
Community College of AuroraAuroraCO80011Campus
Community College of DenverDenverCO80204Campus
Front Range Community CollegeWestminsterCO80031Campus
Metropolitan State College of DenverDenverCO80217Campus
Montessori Education Center of the RockiesBoulderCO80301Campus
Naropa UniversityBoulderCO80302Campus
Nazarene Bible CollegeColorado SpringsCO80910Campus
Northeastern Junior CollegeSterlingCO80751Campus
Otero Junior CollegeLa JuntaCO81050Campus
Pikes Peak Community CollegeColorado SpringsCO80906Campus
Pueblo Community CollegePuebloCO81004Campus
Red Rocks Community College, DenverDenverCO80228Campus
Regis UniversityDenverCO80221Campus
Rocky Mountain College of Art and DesignDenverCO80214Campus
Trinidad State Junior CollegeTrinidadCO81082Campus
University of Colorado DenverDenverCO80217Campus
University of Colorado, BoulderBoulderCO80309Campus
University of Colorado, Colorado SpringsColorado SpringsCO80918Campus
University of DenverDenverCO80208Campus
University of Northern ColoradoGreeleyCO80639Campus
Western State Colorado UniversityGunnisonCO81231Campus

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