University Partners

We are pleased to announce our partnership with seven Colorado-based higher-ed institutions that honor the leadership, deep-learning and professional development residents receive during their licensure year. Upon successful completion of our program, residents are eligible to receive graduate credits or scholarship to our partner universities. Residents are eligible for this opportunity up to five years after program completion. It should be noted that admission to our partner universities is not guaranteed and coursework is not transferred into credits/scholarship until university acceptance and/or degree completion.

For more information, please view this informational video or contact the Recruitment and Admissions team at [email protected] or call 303-861-1169.

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 PEBC 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]

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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 PEBC Teacher Residency.

Program and Scholarship Information: https://graduate.fortlewis.edu/teacher-licensure/

University Contact: Melissa Stordeur at (970) 247-7079 or email [email protected]

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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 PEBC 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

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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:

  • Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education
  • English Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mathematics and Science Education
  • Reading and Writing
  • Science Education
  • Special Education
  • Administration and Leadership
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Human Development and Family Relations
  • Learning
  • Digital Media for Teaching and Learning

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 PEBC Teacher Residency.

University Contact: Marlinda Hines

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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]

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University of Northern Colorado 
School of Teacher Education

Degree Options: 

  • Education Masters in Teaching: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
  • Masters of Arts in Teaching Diverse Learners
  • Graduate Interdisciplinary Degree Program Masters of Arts: Science Education Emphasis
  • Education Masters in Teaching: Curriculum Studies
  • Special Education Masters of Arts: Special Ed Generalist
  • Masters of Arts in Literacy

Credit Benefit: Residents will receive the following credit benefit through participation in the PEBC 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

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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

Courses: Review courses offered in this program at Western. The official University Catalog contains more detailed and specific information about degree requirements for this major.

Scholarship Benefit: $1,200, to be applied at $40 a credit hour per semester (completed in 1 to 5 years)

University Contact: Jackie Luft, Ed.D. at (970) 943-7043 or email [email protected]

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