Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency
MA in Education with Alternative Teaching License and Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Endorsement
The Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency is an intensive, residency-based, dual licensure and master's degree program designed to recruit, prepare and retain outstanding teachers for rural schools.
This tuition-supported graduate teacher preparation program provides a way for top college graduates and career-changers to become outstanding teachers specifically in and for high-priority schools.
During the first year, Boettcher Residents will earn a Colorado Teaching License and in the second year will complete a master's degree in education from Adams State University. Residents agree to teach in approved high-priority schools in Colorado for a total of five years (including residency year).
No previous teaching experience is required.
The program includes a $3,000-$7,000 scholarship/stipend during the teaching residency year as well as mentoring and coaching for success in rural schools.
- Application deadline is 26 April
- Cohort model
- On campus delivery
- Cohorts begin each summer term in late July
- To apply, please begin by completing the Boettcher online application process
IMPORTANT: If you have further questions and wish to be contacted, please fill out our Program Information Form.