Boettcher Teacher Residency

Having a great teacher is the single most important school-based factor to close the achievement gap.

Boettcher Teacher Residency prepares people to have exceptional teaching careers through a hands-on Master’s degree program.

We believe the classroom is the best place for teachers to develop the skills they need, so we place them in teaching positions alongside master teachers right from the start.  Every day, our resident teachers pour themselves into teaching students, all the while fulfilling their own coursework requirements for a master’s degree.

We help them every step of the way with outstanding mentors, peer groups, and expertise because we know that when teachers are well-trained and energetically supported, their commitment to the careers soar and students thrive as a result.

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Researching Residency Options

One of the ways we help is by supporting prospective applicants researching a variety of residency options. Click here to access a variety of tools to support your search.

Boettcher Teachers enter the classroom prepared

The Boettcher Teacher Residency Program offers:

  • Master’s degree in Education
  • Full year apprenticeship in a classroom under the guidance of a Mentor Teacher who provides intensive feedback and coaching
  • Opportunity to work in a variety of Colorado school districts (Metro Denver, San Luis Valley, or Southwest Colorado)
  • A collaborative cohort of learners that continue to provide on-going professional support throughout one’s teaching career
  • Colorado Teacher’s License

Who should apply?

  • Anyone with a drive and passion in making a difference in the lives of children
  • Individuals interested in a rigorous and supportive teacher residency program
  • College seniors and recent graduates who want to settle in Denver, Alamosa or Durango
  • Professionals of all ages that are interested in a career change

Learn more about the application process

Information Sessions

Denver Metro Area

Aurora
Wednesday, February 15th
6:00-7:00pm
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Thursday, March 2nd
6:00-7:00pm
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Brighton
Thursday, February 23rd
6:00-7:00pm
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Denver
Wednesday, February 22nd
6:00-7:00pm
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Wednesday, March 8th
6:00-7:00pm
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Thornton
Tuesday, February 21st
5:30-6:30pm
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Southwest Colorado

Cortez
Thursday, March 9th
5:30-6:30pm
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Durango
Wednesday, March 8th
5:30-6:30pm
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Ignacio
Thursday, March 9th
5:30-6:30pm
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San Luis Valley and Southeast Colorado

Alamosa
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La Junta
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Northeast Colorado
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Webinars

Monday, February 20th, 2017 - 6:00-7:00pm MST

Monday, March 13th, 2017 - 6:00-7:00pm MST

Monday, April 24th, 2017 - 6:00-7:00pm MST

To schedule an individual appointment, contact Admissions at admissions@pebc.org

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