Endorsement, Teacher Librarian

School of Education & Human Development


Degree: Endorsement

Classroom Type: Fully Online

The Teacher Librarian endorsement program will prepare you to meet the requirements from the Colorado Department of Education for an added Teacher Librarian endorsement to your current teaching license.

Application​ deadlines

April 30

Program Details

Interest Categories: Education & Counseling

Campus: CU Denver Online

Designed for elementary or secondary educators interested in obtaining a Teacher Librarian endorsement. This path to teacher leadership develops in-depth understanding of how to manage an innovation lab, curiosity center or library program with emerging learning technology in partnership with colleagues in relationship to promoting literacies and essential skills for success with all learners.

Sample Courses

  • SCHL 5030 - Cultivating Learning Skills in Library Leadership 3 credits
  • INTE 5300 - Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship 3 credits
  • SCHL 5200 - Promoting Literature in Schools 3 credits
  • INTE 5360 - Critical Digital Pedagogy 3 credits
Course Catalog

Recommended Completion Time:18 months

Required Credits for Completion:24

Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

We practice "rolling admission" and after your application is complete, we strive to notify you of your admission status in no more than two to three weeks.

The following deadlines are firm, early submissions are encouraged.

Fall Semester: June 1

Spring Semester: November 1

Summer Semester: April 1

Application Requirements

  • 2 recommendation letters
  • Official Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • If applying for an endorsement, proof of teaching license or special services license is required
  • Resume/CV
  • Written Statement: Describe your interest in the program, your special strengths, and the goals you hope to achieve through your work in the program
  • $50.00 application fee
  • International Applicants only: Proof of English Language Proficiency (International applicants should review the following information regarding English language proficiency)
  • Admissions Interview: An interview may be required as part of the admissions process. If so, applicants will be contacted with more details.

For more information, email education@ucdenver.edu or call 303-315-6300.

Additional Information

To complete the Teacher Librarian endorsement, you will need reliable high-speed Internet access from home. Faculty and students use web-based applications to complete coursework. For more information, visit CU Online's technical requirements page.

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