I am interested in a masters program
MSU Denver Alternative Licensure Program
The Metropolitan State University of Denver Alternative Licensure Program is a challenging and rigorous program that includes professional coursework, seminars, observation, and in-class coaching, designed specifically to help someone learn to be a quality teacher. The program is a two-year Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education or Special Education designed for recent undergraduates or professionals interested in a career change, who want to obtain a teaching license and earn a master’s degree. MSU Denver offers classes that are both face-to-face and online, instructors who are master teachers with teaching experience, and the opportunity to develop effective teaching techniques. Each candidate also receives classroom observations and one-on-one coaching designed for them. Our master’s programs include the Alternative Licensure Program-Elementary Education Master of Arts in Teaching and the Alternative Licensure Program-Special Education Master of Arts in Teaching
University of Denver Teacher Education Program
The University of Denver Teacher Education Program (TEP) is a one year licensure and master’s program for recent college graduate or professionals of all ages interested in a career change. The programs provide an intensive, integrated professional preparation experience where participants are working alongside a mentor teacher in the classroom four days each week, receiving additional support from DU’s field supervisors.
Relay Graduate School Education
Relay Graduate School of Education is a two-year licensure program for professionals with at least a Bachelor’s degree. Guided by a Relay coach and school based mentor teacher, Relay Residents engage in extensive coursework both online and in person, while gaining hands on experience in the classroom 4 days each week. During the first year of the program Residents share a classroom with a mentor teacher, gradually increasing their teaching responsibilities before moving into a lead teaching role in year two.
Teach For America Launch Fellowship
Teach for America’s Launch Fellowship is a one-year leadership development program created in collaboration with Relay Graduate School of Education. Fellows develop a strong foundation in instructional practice through Relay, receive coaching from an experienced mentor teacher at their school, and gain a systems-level view of education through TFA. This unique opportunity provides a challenging, comprehensive pathway to leadership at the classroom level and beyond
The Public Education & Business Coalition Teacher Residency
The PEBC Teacher Residency is a one-year teaching apprenticeship program for recent college graduate or professionals interested in a career change. Four days a week, residents work alongside a mentor teacher in an elementary or secondary classroom, accompanied by a weekly seminar with a collaborative cohort of learners that continue to provide professional support throughout one’s teaching career. Participants also receive intensive, ongoing support from a Boettcher Field Manager.