We are pleased to announce our partnership with Colorado-based higher-ed institutions that honor the leadership, deep-learning and professional development residents receive during their licensure year. Within five years of entering the teaching profession, residents are highly recommended to obtain a graduate degree to further their learning through one of our university partner programs.
Colorado State University- Global Campus
Degree Option: Masters of Science in Teaching and Learning
Credit Benefit: Residents will receive twelve (12) credits toward a degree through participation in the Boettcher Teacher Residency. These credits fulfill the specialization requirement in their master’s degree program. Find out more info here.
University Contact Phone Number: (800) 920-6723
University Contact Email: [email protected]
Fort Lewis College
School of Education, Graduate Studies
Degree Option: Masters of Arts in Education: Teacher Licensure
Credit Benefit: Residents will receive twelve (12) credits toward a degree through participation in the Boettcher Teacher Residency.
Program and Scholarship Information: https://graduate.fortlewis.edu/teacher-licensure/
University Contact: Melissa Stordeur at (970) 247-7079 or email [email protected]
Metropolitan State University of Denver
School of Education
Degree Options: Masters of Arts in Teaching in Special Education or Masters of Arts Teaching in Elementary Education
Certificate Option: Autism and Significant Support Needs Certificate, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Endorsement
Credit Benefit: Residents will receive six (6) credits toward a degree through participation in the Boettcher Teacher Residency. Find out more info here.
Scholarships: Residents may apply for all School of Education scholarships
for which they are eligible. https://msudenver.edu/edscholarships/
University Contact: Dr. Ingrid Carter, Graduate Programs Coordinator
University of Colorado Denver
School of Education & Human Development
Degree Option: Personal Professional Masters of Arts
The Personal Professional Masters of Arts is a customizable master’s degree option that allows students to choose an area of study and then choose from a wide range of other courses to create a program of study that best suits their needs.
Areas of study include:
Elective Courses: After choosing an area of concentration, students fill out their program according to their needs from a wide range of courses. See here for list of courses.
Credit Benefit: Residents will receive nine (9) credits toward the degree through participation in the Boettcher Teacher Residency.
University Contact: Marlinda Hines
University of Denver
Morgridge College of Education
Degree Options: Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction
Courses: List of Required Courses
Scholarship Benefit: $21,000 scholarship plus 9 credit hour waiver enhancement for a total scholarship of at least $33,348.
University Contact: Noah Schlueter at (303) 871-2503 or email [email protected]
University of Northern Colorado
School of Teacher Education
Credit Benefit: Residents will receive the following credit benefit through participation in the Boettcher Teacher Residency:
- Three credits (3) credits toward the Special Education Master of Arts: Special Education Generalist
- Six credits (6) toward the Education Masters in Teaching: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse*, Graduate Interdisciplinary Degree Program Masters of Arts: Science Education Emphasis, Education Masters in Teaching: Curriculum Studies and Masters of Arts in Literacy
- Nine credits (9) toward the Masters of Arts in Teaching Diverse Learners**
*Credit benefit is conditional on resident completion of 40 observational hours with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners.
**Credit benefit is conditional on resident placement in a SPED and CLD classroom environment.
University Contact: Jonathan Shaw
Western State Colorado University
Department of Education
Degree Options: Masters of Arts in Education in Educator Effectiveness for existing teachers (30 credits)
Western’s online MA in Education, Educator Effectiveness is a personalized degree program that is designed to help currently-licensed teachers meet their professional performance goals.
Optional Endorsements: Reading Specialist, Reading Teacher, Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education, and Special Education
Scholarship Benefit: $1,200, to be applied at $40 a credit hour per semester (completed in 1 to 5 years)