Residency Application 2024-25 All Pathways - PEBC

24-25 Program Application
Traditional | TOR | SPED

The extended admission window is currently closed, but applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis so please continue to submit your application and a member of the recruitment team will be in touch.

Complete the form below to start your journey with PEBC!

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Personal Information

Do you have the ability to live and work in the U.S., specifically the State of Colorado?
PEBC is not able to offer sponsorship to international candidates.
OPTIONAL: Does your identity include any of the following groups? (Check all that apply)


Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor?
Do you have a licensure related issue to disclose?

PEBC is required by the Federal government to solicit certain demographic information to meet federal reporting requirements. Applications are requested to provide the following information voluntarily. The PEBC Teacher Residency is committed to diversity and intentionally seeks applicants from all racial and ethnic groups.PEBC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, learning/physical disabilities, or veteran status. Additionally, this information will help PEBC identify any additional funding that may be available to you based on your identity and/or background.

Emergency Contact

Emergency Contact Name

Teaching Preferences

Which pathway are you interested in pursuing?
Which subject area are you most interested in teaching?
Which cohort are you applying for?

Education and Experience

All program participants need official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges/universities or evaluated international transcripts to apply for their Alternative License through CDE. Applicants can check if their institution is regionally accredited at
Do you have an advanced degree?


Official Transcripts

Please have your official transcripts showing your highest degree conferred sent directly from the college/university to PEBC at [email protected]

If the college/university does not send electronic transcripts, they can be sent via mail to the following address:
PEBC Teacher Residency
3607 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Denver, CO 80205
ATTN: Admissions

Career Changer or Recent Graduate?
Career Changer: Prior experience in professional field other than education
Recent Graduate: Education is your first professional career since graduating

How did you hear about us?

Statement of Purpose and Short Answer Documents

If you would like guidance or support in developing either a Statement of Purpose or responding to the Short Answer Questions, please contact [email protected] and we will be happy to provide assistance.

Statement of Purpose   

A Statement of Purpose is an important opportunity to explain why you are passionate about becoming a teacher. It is a personal statement about who you are, what has influenced your career path and how it led you to teaching.

  • Why do you want to become a teacher?
  • Why are you interested in this particular program (i.e. residency model or mentor support) as a way to become an educator in an urban or rural environment?
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Please answer both of the following questions on the same document with one or two paragraphs per question (250-400 words each). Upload the document below.

1. Successful teachers are lifelong learners - - they look for ways to learn and grow from feedback, failure, setbacks, and challenges. Please share an example of a time in which you experienced a failure or faced a significant setback. How did you approach the situation, and what did you learn from it?

2. Describe and reflect upon a significant experience you have had interacting with people who come from backgrounds different from your own (i.e. racially, ethnically, socio-economically, religiously, culturally, etc.) What did you learn from this experience? How will you use this experience to ensure high academic achievement for ALL students with diverse backgrounds and needs?

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Letters of Recommendation

Please send the survey link, below, to two people who can speak to your strengths, particularly as relates to a career in education. This survey will be sent directly to PEBC and will serve as your letters of recommendation.
*For Teacher of Record candidates, we ask that at least one of your recommenders has worked with you or can speak to your experience in a school-based context.