Teacher Education (Teacher Licensure)

Becoming a Teacher Education (K-12) Professional

The need for high-quality educators in our K-12 schools is unending and universal. Teaching is a
professional career in which you can be confident you will always have a purpose and make a difference!

Teacher Education, elementary education, secondary education licensure:

Our Teacher Education program provides:

  1. Teacher Education classes that transfer to 4 year programs.
  2. 30 hours of field experience in a K-12 classroom.
  3. A solid grounding in general education including American History, American Government and Literature.
  4. A strong foundation in math and science, one of the strengths of RRCC.
  5. Personalized advising with Education faculty.

Why Choose RRCC?

Deciding where to start your college education is a big decision. Whether you are earning a degree,
brushing up on career skills, or seeking life-long learning, you will enjoy an environment of inspiration and support.
It is our goal to create an experience that will enrich your life educationally, professionally, and personally to help you succeed!

Guaranteed Transfer

In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create seamless transfer.
An associates of arts (60 credit hours) with an emphasis in teaching is guaranteed to transfer to a four-year state university of your choice.
RRCC has a customized degree pathway in early childhood (K-3) or elementary (K-6) education that articulates to University of Colorado-Denver's Teacher Licensure program.

Tuition Savings

Starting at RRCC makes cents! At about half the cost of a four year university you will complete all of your general education requirements for the bachelor’s and can take electives geared toward a specific major. By the time you finish your four-year degree you will save a significant amount of money by attending RRCC first and then transferring. See current tuition rates and savings here.

Quality Faculty and Small Class Size

At RRCC, we have qualified and accessible faculty with real-world experience, whose primary responsibility is teaching. Our faculty care about our students' success, and with an average class sizes of less than 20 students, you will never be lost in a crowd at RRCC!