Customizing services and supports for teacher preparation, induction, and professional development


Undergraduate Programs

We partner with Otero Junior College in La Junta, CO to offer a BA with elementary license on the La Junta campus.


ASPIRE to Teach - Rural Alternative Licensure Program

ASPIRE puts teaching careers within reach through high quality, low-cost, programs that offer on-the-job training while earning a paycheck as a full-time teacher.


Master's Programs

Multiple master's programs are completely online and available for teachers in our rural districts.


Customized Induction Support

We work closely with BOCES and districts to develop induction specific to their needs and contexts as well as extends what is currently in place.



Professional Development Customized to Specific Needs

We work closely with superintendents, principals and teachers to develop a customized professional development plan that meets a range of teachers needs from novice to experts.


Mentor Support

We collaborate with rural districts to build the capacity of teacher leaders to take on the role of mentors for teacher candidates and first year novice teachers.

We partner with many rural districts and it begins with an assessment of their needs and strengths using our T-PREP Needs Assessment.

What Our Partners Say

Thank you so much for providing us with the opportunity to get this information and program started at our school and other rural schools. You all work so hard to help us out and all your hard work and dedication is greatly appreciated.