The smartest path to a teaching career. Now.
Unlike traditional teacher licensure programs, ASPIRE puts teaching careers within reach through high quality, low-cost, programs that offer on-the-job training while earning a paycheck as a full-time teacher.
Your alternative licensure instructor is highly-trained with real classroom and field experience. One-on-one coaching provides timely, consistent support and fresh perspectives throughout your coursework.
Our high-tech, personalized, online program guides you to success by building on your strengths. We give our students a high-quality path to the teaching profession, something we believe every child deserves.
We are proud to be a top school of education and the first university in Colorado designated as an Alternative Teacher Licensure agency. We put more qualified teachers in classrooms.
ASPIRE to Teach is the largest Designated Agency in Colorado preparing alternative licensed teachers statewide in all qualifying endorsements areas and types of PreK-12 educational settings. Over six years the program has licensed more than 1000 teachers across 49 counties in Colorado through responsive partnerships with our candidates, schools, districts, charter networks, and educational organizations. - Suzanne Arnold, Director of ASPIRE to Teach.