ALTERNATIVE TEACHER LICENSURE

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









Click here to view our program brochure

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 send Joy Yudnich your Statement of Assurance (SOA). After you fill out the top section and your district fills out the middle section of the form, send to Joy to sign off on the bottom of the form. Once completed, Joy will send the SOA back to you to upload to your online application for your alternative license.

Joy Yudnich, joyy@mtnboces.org or 719-486-2603


Program Cost

$3,700 for candidates in the Mountain BOCES member districts; $4,200 for candidates in non-member districts with additional costs for travel if a candidate is employed at a distance from a Mountain BOCES field supervisor.

  • 0-100 miles = $500

  • 100-200 miles = $750

  • more than 200 miles = $1,000

$5000 for candidates in Special Education Generalist endorsement program