Teacher Cadet Program of Colorado

Teacher Cadet is an innovative, curriculum-based college level course designed to attract talented young people to the education profession through a challenging introduction to teaching.

The Program seeks to provide high school students insight into the nature of teaching, the problems of schooling, and the critical issues affecting the quality of education in America’s schools.

Quick Facts

  • High school year-long honors course
  • Admission application process, 3.0 G.P.A. to apply
  • Available to juniors and seniors
  • College credit available at select teacher education programs
  • Teacher training required to license & implement the program
  • Schools can select the most qualified, dynamic teacher to teach TC
  • Colorado TC sponsored and funded through Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Career & Technical Education
  • Teacher Cadet is a licensed curriculum from the South Carolina Center for Education Recruitment, Retention and Advancement (CERRA)


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Upcoming Events

  • February 24, 2017 – University of Northern Colorado Future Teacher and Teacher Cadet Conference 
  • April 7, 2017-New Teacher Cadet Teacher Applications Due to Christine McConnell, Colorado Teacher Cadet Trainer crotole@jeffco.k12.co.us
  • April 11, 2017- Confirmations sent to new Teacher Cadet Teacher applicants
  • May 5, 2017-Payment due for all new Teacher Cadet Teacher training registration
  • July 25-July 27, 2017 –Statewide New Teacher Cadet Teacher Training in Denver Metro Area
  • July 28, 2017-Statewide Teacher Cadet Professional Development Day

For more information on upcoming events, contact Michelle Koch, Colorado Teacher Cadet Program Coordinator at 720-858-2291 or Michelle.Koch@cccs.edu