Teacher Cadet Program of Colorado                                                                                                       Colorado’s ‘Grow Our Own’ Teacher Recruitment Program for High School Juniors and Seniors

         The primary goal of the Teacher Cadet program is to encourage academically talented, high achieving, high school students with exemplary interpersonal and leadership skills to consider teaching as a career.

         An important secondary goal of the Program is to provide these talented future community leaders with insights about teachers and schools so they will be civic advocates of education.

Interested starting a new program?

2024 Teacher Cadet New Teacher Training Flyer

Watch the New Teacher Cadet Video Here!cadet in classroom   

For more information and documents for upcoming events, email Teacher Cadet Content Specialist, Christine McConnell, crotole@jeffcoschools.us.

Teacher Cadet is a CTE Colorado state approved Family and Consumer Sciences Occupational program within the Education and Training pathway in the Hospitality, Human Services and Education Career Cluster. Family and Consumer Sciences Program Director: Michelle Dennis, Michelle.Dennis@cccs.edu, 720-858-2291

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