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

  • October 9, 2015 – Future Teacher Expo
    hosted by University of Colorado, Denver
  • October 20, 2015 – Future Teacher Expo
    hosted by Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • November 1, 2015 – Colorado Teacher Cadet New Instructors/Programs -Notify Michelle Koch, TC Coordinator regarding your intent to apply for new Teacher Cadet Instructor Training by emailing her at Michelle.Koch@cccs.edu.
  • February 16, 2016 – Colorado Teacher Cadet Educator Spring Professional Development (For existing Teacher Cadet Programs) CCCS Administration Bldg, 9101 E. Lowry Blvd, Denver, CO 80230
  • April 1, 2016-Colorado Teacher Cadet New Instructor/Program Training Applications DUE! All applications and their required additional documentation must be sent to Michelle.Koch@cccs.edu or Christine McConnell at crotole@jeffco.k12.co.us

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