Colorado Teacher Education Programs

(found programs from 43 schools)

CO Dept of Education:
http://www.cde.state.co.us/
Teacher Certification in CO:
Colorado Teacher Certification Info

Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in Colorado. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in Colorado, you should definitely take a look at the Department of Education's website. The individual states make a lot of their own decisions about how teachers need to be prepared.

Also, as a rule, you should contact multiple schools if you are seriously considering going back for a degree or certificate in education. There can sometimes be very significant differences in tuition, admissions requirements, and so on, even between schools that you might think are very similar. So, it's always a good idea to contact a number of schools and do a little comparison shopping.

Overview

Colorado is famous for its splendid scenery, notably the breath-taking Rocky Mountain range. This state of more than 5 million people is also home to many other exciting attractions. Colorado is well-known for its fine cuisine, award-winning wines and numerous state parks. Colorado’s economy relies primarily on government jobs, tourism and natural resources including timber and metals. Denver, the capital city, is home to more than 500,000 people and boasts a thriving economy.

Teacher Education in Colorado

State scholarships and financial aid programs include the Colorado Educational Services & Development Association Diversity Scholarship, Colorado State University Aid and the Colorado Student Grant.

Teaching Careers in Colorado

The mean annual income for teachers in Colorado ranges depending on which level you are teaching. According to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual income for Colorado teachers is $49,110, which varies depending on employer and training. In order to become a teacher in Colorado you must possess a bachelor's degree and have passed a Colorado Certification and Advanced Degree program for Teachers and Administrators.

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