Local schools want to increase the quality and continuity of their teaching staff.

Teachers Wanted: Local Graduates Preferred!

Local school districts want to develop and hire local Elementary Education graduates

Colorado Mountain College’s bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education degree was developed with input from school leaders throughout the rural mountain communities in Colorado. These school districts, along with many others in Colorado, import teachers trained in other states who frequently leave after a short term. School leaders want to increase the quality and continuity of their schools. So they are looking for elementary education teachers who are committed to living in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

From local educators who are guiding development and continuing improvement of this program

“We want to grow our own teachers. We want to develop our young people and paraprofessionals who will stay with us.”

CMC survey of district superintendents and principals

“We’re delighted to work with Colorado Mountain College to build a teacher education program that will help us translate our vision to encourage, nurture, and challenge every student, every day. What a great opportunity to support our students and local residents in their quest to work and serve in the communities where they live.”

Susan Birdsey
Superintendent Garfield RE2 School District