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Educator Preparation Program

Colorado River BOCES

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.
Admission Requirements
Alternative licensure candidates must have a passing score on the appropriate content exam, have secured a full-time position in the area in which they seek a license, have the recommendation of a principal or other supervisor, and have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

Pathway Type:

Alternative Teacher Licensure

Course Format:



13-24 months

Region(s) Served:


Contact Information:

460 Stone Quarry Road PO Box 68, Parachute, CO 81635

Troy A. Lange, Director of Alternative Licensure
c: 970.948.3045


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: Colorado River BOCES

Endorsement Area(s):

  • Agriculture & Renewable Natural Resources (7-12)
  • Business/Marketing (7-12)
  • Dance (K-12)
  • Drama Theater Arts (K-12)
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • English Language Arts (7-12)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (7-12)
  • Health (K-12)
  • Mathematics (7-12)
  • Mentor Teacher (K-12)
  • Middle School Mathematics (6-8)
  • Music (K-12)
  • Physical Education (K-12)
  • Science (7-12)
  • Social Studies (7-12)
  • Special Education Generalist (ages 5-21)
  • Technology Education (7-12)
  • Visual Arts (K-12)
  • World Languages (K-12)

To request a change to this program pathway, copy the following pathway reference id and submit a change request form.

Pathway Reference ID: 65052