This program is an accelerated, one-year Teacher Education Program, which includes an Early Childhood Education (0-8) Initial Colorado Teaching License and a Master’s Degree. This is a progressive program that is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of Education.
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 Learning, Developmental, and Family Sciences - with an Emphasis in Early Childhood Education
*Tuition estimates are for the 2019-2020 school year only.
Earnings from a paid practicum for a minimum of 1,000 hours totaling a
gross income of $12,000 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.
ECED 6300: Contextual Curriculum 1
EDHD 6400: Observation, Documentation and Assessment
ECED 5800: Interpreting the Reggio Approach
EDHD 6910: Practicum Reflections on Learning
ECED 6310: Contextual Curriculum 2
RSEM 6500: Teacher as Researcher
EDHD 6410: Social Foundations for Family and Community
ECED 6330: Supportive Social Learning
ECED 6340: Messing About with STEM
ECED 6350: Literacy and The Hundred Languages of Children
ECED 6360: Children as Citizens, Teachers as Advocates
EDHD 6420: The Environment as the Third Teacher
Additional Teacher Education Program Components
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.
Colorado Teaching License - Early Childhood Education (0-8)
At the end of the year, upon completion of all program requirements, all are eligible to apply for a Colorado Initial Teaching License.
*Those who do not already hold a Colorado teaching license must apply for an Alternative Teaching License prior to the start of this program. If you hold an out-of-state license, please contact email@example.com.
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.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-443-8909 with questions or to schedule an informational meeting/interview.