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

  • April 2, 2018- New Teacher Cadet Application 2018  due to Christine McConnell, Colorado Teacher Cadet Trainer crotole@jeffco.k12.co.us
  • April 6, 2018- Confirmations sent to new Teacher Cadet Teacher applicants
  • May 8, 2018-Payment due for all new Teacher Cadet Teacher training registration
  • June 5, 2018-Statewide 11th Edition Update Training for existing TC Educators in Denver Metro Area
  • June 6-8, 2018 –Statewide New Teacher Cadet Teacher Training in Denver Metro Area

For more information and documents for  upcoming events, contact Michelle Dennis, Colorado Teacher Cadet Program Coordinator at 720-858-2291 or Michelle.Dennis@cccs.edu