Program offerings from the partnership between Boulder Journey School and University of Colorado Denver and inspired by the schools for young children in Reggio Emilia, Italy
For 20 years, Boulder Journey School and CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development have partnered to offer a residency teacher preparation program that leads to birth-to-age 8 licensure and an MA. Now in a new online MA, you have the same opportunity to study high quality, multi-media examples of classroom learning and teaching from Boulder Journey School and the schools for young children in Reggio Emilia, Italy, engage in collaborative examination of documentation, develop your own interpretations, and experiment with new practices to innovate the field of Early Childhood Education. You also have an opportunity to begin with a course that articulates into either program of study. All three pathways are below.
An introductory course in A Colorado Interpretation of the Reggio Emilia Approach. (Note: This course matriculates into both MA programs.)
This course will focus on how observation, documentation and assessment can be used to inform understandings about children and the practice of teaching.
Provides Reggio-inspired experiential learning in ECE pedagogy to complement students’ current competencies and experiences. Courses can articulate into CU Denver and Boulder Journey School’s MA in Innovative ECE.
An online MA in Early Childhood Education to study innovation in education for children birth to age 8 at Boulder Journey School and the schools for young children in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
A residency MA in Learning, Developmental and Family Sciences with birth to age 8 Colorado licensure through the Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program.