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Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Educational Services

Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Educational Services

About

Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Services hosts our Alternative Licensure Program, West Central ATL. West Central ATL is a two-year program. A hybrid of coursework is required over two years, focusing on content standards as the core of the work.

Candidates create and present a LiveBinder at the completion of the program, which houses all of their work. Candidates who need to take required content courses through CMU can take these courses concurrently. Within two years, candidates must complete the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse coursework in an online format.

  • School District
  • Ridgway, CO

Institution Links

  • Admissions
  • Online Application
Joe Baffoe

This program helped me transition from engineering to teaching. It gave me the tools I needed to be successful as a new teacher. I really enjoy teaching and am happy that I went into this very rewarding profession.

Joe Baffoe

Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Educational Services

Licensure/Alternative Licensure only

West Central Licensing (Uncompahgre BOCES)

  • 21 months

    Program Duration

  • In-person, Online, Hybrid

    Program Format

  • Pre-Test Required

    No

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Program Info

West Central ATL is a two-year program. A hybrid of coursework is required over two years, focusing on content standards as the core of the work. 

Candidates participate in Jumpstart courses in year one and year two. They observe other teachers, reflect on their practice, are observed by their mentors, and build artifacts to demonstrate competency in the Quality Teacher Standards. 

Candidates create and present a LiveBinder at the completion of the program, which houses all of their work. Candidates who need to take required content courses through CMU can take these courses concurrently. Within two years, candidates must complete the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse coursework in an online format.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Deadlines

    Program Start

  • Jul. 30, 2024

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Application Fee & Annual Tuition

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  • $10,000

    In State Tuition

  • $0

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Educational Services have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Educational Services to see if you can, too!

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Grants, Stipends, Scholarships

Students can apply for scholarships through the Colorado Center for Rural Education.

Student Loans, Payroll Deduction

Payment through payroll deduction is available.

Licensure Areas

Agriculture & Renewable Natural Resources (7-12)
Business Education (7-12)
Business/Marketing (7-12)
Drama (K-12)
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)
Speech (7-12)
Technology Education (Industrial Arts) (7-12)
Visual Arts (K-12)
World Languages (K-12)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

Program Hallmarks

Stats

Gender
  • Male

  • Female


    22%

    78%

Ethnicity
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

  • Asian

  • Black

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander

  • White

  • Two or more races


    0%

    0%

    0%

    0%

    0%

    100%

    0%

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