The Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program includes:
- Colorado Department of Education Early Childhood Education (0-8) Teaching License
- University of Colorado Denver Master’s Degree in Education and Human Development, with a Concentration in either Human Learning and Development, Early Childhood Education, Early Literacy, or Early Childhood Special Education
*These tuition estimates are for the 2018-2019 school year only.
This breaks down as follows:
Earnings from a paid practicum for a minimum of 1000 hours totaling a
gross income of $11,000 before taxes
Total Cost of the Program: Approximately $12,000 after the paid practicum
More Details: Our program weaves together several components
over the course of 12 months.
over the course of 12 months.
Concentration areas (Pick one concentration):
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*Please Note: Interns in the Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Concentration pay a higher tuition and campus fees for the 3 courses in the ECSE Concentration. If an Intern is a not a resident of Colorado, non-residency campus course rates also apply for the 3 courses in the ECSE Concentration. The graduation date for this Concentration may also be extended to December, due to the timing of the Concentration Courses. Interns who choose this Concentration and choose to obtain the ECSE endorsement will need additional coursework, practicums, and will need to pass the ECSE PLACE exam.
Additional Teacher Education Program Components
Interns participate in a variety of professional development opportunities. For example, a field trip relevant to a course, an in-service or workshop focusing on a progressive topic in education, a professional resource night, conference, etc.
Reggio Emilia Study Group
The Reggio Emilia Study Group, offered in collaboration with Reggio Children and Angela Ferrario, U.S. Liaison for Study Groups to Reggio Emilia, is an international conference that consists of presentations, school tours and networking opportunities. Study Group expenses (flights, hotel, shuttle between the airport and hotel in Italy, and a food stipend) are included in tuition for the Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program.
Participate in a paid, mentored practicum at one of the various practicum sites. (Click here for more information: Practicum Sites
Colorado Teaching License - Early Childhood Education (0-8)
Interns who do not already hold a Colorado teaching license must obtain a Statement of Eligibility through the Alternative Teaching License Application prior to the start of this program. If you hold an out-of-state license, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. At the end of the year, upon completion of all program requirements, Interns are eligible to apply for a Colorado Initial Teaching License.
The Culminating Assessment takes place during the last month of the program and is pass/fail. It is a one-night event that includes written and oral components.
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