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Colorado River BOCES

Colorado River BOCES (Board of Cooperative Education Services) has been serving the Roaring Fork Valley and DeBeque school districts since 2017.

We provide programs in Special Education, Leadership and Services, Alternative Licensure. We are also administrators to Yampah Mountain High School and Colorado's Supplemental and Blended Learning program.

  • College or University
  • Battlement Mesa, CO
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Nick Lado

What I enjoy most about Colorado River BOCES is their flexibility and willingness to work with students. Being a part of the program while being a teacher can be challenging but the program supports students by allowing them to take things at their own pace.

Nick Lado

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Colorado River BOCES
  • From 12 to 12 months
    Program Duration
  • Hybrid
    Program Format
  • Pre-Test Required
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Program Info

Colorado River's candidates are able to explore personalized project based learning models'. The skills acquired help set the foundation for a successful future as teachers.

Program Highlights

  • Minimal travel with both virtual and local programs
  • Our program is designed for completion in one year, with an option to extend to two years.
  • Candidates are accepted throughout the State.
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  • From 12 to 12 months
    Program Duration
  • Hybrid
    Program Format
  • Pre-Test Required
Upcoming Deadlines
  • Deadlines
    Program Start
  • Rolling Deadline

  • Rolling Deadline

  • Rolling Deadline

  • Rolling Deadline


Application Fee & Annual Tuition

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  • $3,000

    In State Tuition

  • $4,400

    Out of State Tuition

  • $0

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at Colorado River BOCES have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with Colorado River BOCES to see if you can, too!
Grants, Stipends, Scholarships
Student Loans, Payroll Deduction

Some participating districts participate in payroll deduction.

For more information visit:Financial Aid Office

Licensure Areas
Agriculture & Renewable Natural Resources (7-12)
Business Education (7-12)
Business/Marketing (7-12)
Dance (K-12)
Drama (K-12)
Elementary Education Elementary Education (K-6)
English Language Arts (7-12)
Family & Consumer Sciences (7-12)
Health (K-12)
Instructional Technology (K-12)
Mathematics (7-12)
Music (K-12)
Physical Education (K-12)
Science (7-12)
Social Studies (7-12)
Special Education Generalist (K-12)
Speech (7-12)
Technology Education (Industrial Arts) (7-12)
Visual Arts (K-12)
World Languages (K-12)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

Program Hallmarks

  • Male
  • Female
  • 33%
  • 67%
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • Asian
  • Black
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
  • White
  • Two or more races
  • 0%
  • 0%
  • 0%
  • 18%
  • 0%
  • 82%
  • 0%
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