The Mountain BOCES alternative program is a one year teacher preparation program of
study and training approved to offer several teaching endorsements.

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Alternative Teacher Licensure candidates must obtain an employment agreement with a Colorado public school as a teacher in the endorsement area for which they are qualified. 

Choose Mountain BOCES As your Educator Preparation Program

To be certain you are enrolled with Mountain BOCES alternative program (designated agency) you must email our Professional Learning department your Statement of Assurance (SOA).  After you fill out the top section and your district fills out the middle section of the form, email it to sign off on the bottom of the form. Once completed, Professional Learning will send the SOA back to you to upload to your online application for your alternative license.

Professional Learning, or 719.207.5304.

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A Financial Hardship Waiver may be available for program participants who are experiencing unusual and unanticipated  financial circumstances or serious unanticipated changes in their financial circumstances and are unable to meet the payment obligation. 

2024-2025 Alternative Teacher Licensure Program Costs

In-District  Alternative Teacher


Out of District Alternative Teacher


In-District Special Education Teacher


Out of District Special Education Teacher


*Member Districts= In-District : Lake, Buena Vista, Park Re-2, and Salida.*

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