A diverse teaching workforce can help change narratives around race and culture and improve education for all students—especially students of color. If you're thinking about becoming a teacher, check out these resources for future and current Latinx educators.
of U.S. teachers identify as Latinx
of Colorado students identify as Latinx
of Colorado teachers identify as Latinx
of U.S. teachers are Latinx males
Join a Community of Educators
In communities, we learn, grow and find support. Whether you're a high school student or already on your way to teaching, you'll find a community in dedicated Colorado educators.
Over two decades ago, The Latin American Educational Foundation (LAEF) and its donors believed in an applicant’s dream that included shifting his family’s and community’s legacy from the maquiladoras [factories] and auto mechanics to a higher calling through higher education. That applicant is me, and I am forever thankful to LAEF for believing in me.
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success, Western Colorado University.
Explore Tailored Academic Programs
Colorado is home to several diverse colleges and universities, specialty teaching programs, and a large community college system with seamless transfer opportunities for future teachers. Explore some of your many options.
Get the financial support you need to become a teacher. No matter your pathway to teaching, there are plenty of funding opportunities in Colorado that you may be eligible for.