Alternative Licensure

Program Model
This program leverages personalized, project-based, and competency-based learning models to support candidates in the engaged application of knowledge and skills acquired to be a successful teacher or principal.  

Program Logistics
Virtual and local program delivery - minimal travel.

The program is designed for completion in one year, with an option to extend to two years.

Candidates are accepted throughout the State.

Candidates have a local support team including their supervisor, mentor, and field supervisor.


License Areas
Candidates can obtain a Principal License or Colorado Teacher license in one of the following areas.  In addition, we offer an added endorsement for exiting teachers in special education.
  • Elementary Education (Grades: K-6)
  • Dance (K-12)
  • Drama Theater Arts (K-12)
  • World Languages (K-12)
  • Comprehensive Health (K-12)
  • Instructional Tech (Computers) (K-12)
  • Music (K-12)
  • Physical Education (K-12)
  • Visual Art (K-12)
  • Special Education Generalist (Ages: 5-21)  - Full licensure
  • Special Education Generalist (Ages: 5-21)  - Added endorsement
  • Ag & Renewable Natural Resources (7-12)
  • Business Education (7-12)
  • Business/Marketing (7-12)
  • English Language Arts (7-12)
  • Family and Consumer Studies (7-12)
  • Marketing (7-12)
  • Mathematics (7-12)
  • Science (7-12)
  • Social Studies (7-12)
  • Speech (7-12)
  • TechEducation (Industrial Arts) (7-12)