PEBC’s Teacher Residents to Receive Credit for Participation in Alternative Teacher Licensure Program
DENVER, Colo., March 27, 2018—The Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC) is pleased to announce partnerships with five Colorado-based institutions of higher education to offer masters-level credit hours to participants in its Boettcher Teacher Residency. PEBC’s residents now have unrivaled choice to advance their education through a variety of institutions, course delivery options and programs.
“In recognition of the deep experiential learning and professional development residents receive during their licensure year, PEBC has established partnerships with Colorado institutions of higher education to grant residents—starting with our current cohort—credits in various master’s degree programs,” said Jocelyn Stephens, Executive Director of Education at PEBC. “We are proud to be unique in offering our residents choice in pursuing an advanced degree.”
The five institutions with which partnerships have been established are:
- Colorado State University—Global Campus
- Fort Lewis College
- Metro State University of Denver
- University of Colorado Denver
- University of Northern Colorado
PEBC encourages all of its residents to obtain a graduate degree with one of its partners to further their learning. More information about the specifics of each institutional partnership can be found by visiting this link: https://www.boettcherteachers.org/program/university-partners.
If you are interested in further information about these exciting new partnerships, please contact PEBC’s Recruitment and Admissions team at [email protected] or call 303-861-1169.
About the Public Education & Business Coalition
The Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC) believes that every child deserves a great educator—and over the past 35 years we have worked across Colorado and the nation to prepare outstanding new teachers; help practicing educators become exceptional; and shape policies that foster vibrant growth and lasting student success. PEBC actively addresses Colorado’s educator shortage through a hands-on licensure program that recruits, trains and retains high-quality educators across the state—through this program, PEBC has prepared more than 1,000 educators to date and boasts a 95 percent five-year retention rate among those who participate in our teacher residency model.