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Graduate Studies in Teacher Education (TEP)

Teacher Education Program

Colorado State University Pueblo's Graduate Studies in Teacher Education Program (TEP) provides a broad array of post-baccalaureate education programs with a strong professional focus and firm grounding in the liberal arts and sciences. We deliver high quality graduate credit activity-oriented professional development experiences for post-baccalaureate students in the primary and secondary education industry.

Graduate workshop formats vary from traditional face-to-face to correspondence and online courses delivered nationwide through a series of academic partnerships between the University and third-party providers.

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    Partner with Us

    Colorado State University Pueblo's Division of Extended Studies partners with individuals, schools, and organizations across the nation to deliver high quality, graduate level, activity-oriented professional development experiences for teachers.

    New Partners

    If you're interested in partnering with Colorado State University Pueblo, please contact our Teacher Education Program Specialist at 719.549.2309 or extendedstudies@csupueblo.edu

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    School District Professionals

    School districts, principals, in-service and professional development coordinators who would like to offer in-service courses for credit may be able to offer graduate credit to their teachers through Colorado State University Pueblo. Graduate credit offered under this option is available only to licensed teachers, principals, or other school administrators.

    Due to the large variety of in-service training programs provided by schools, CSU Pueblo Extended Studies does not have a list of pre-approved, in-service courses or courses for re-certification offered through Extended Studies. Each course is evaluated individually. 

    A course syllabus must be provided at the time of the formal request for credit. The syllabus must include:

    1. Course title
    2. Course credits
    3. Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
    4. Course description
    5. Schedule of meeting days/time
    6. Instructor information
    7. Course start date/end date
    8. Learning outcomes
    9. Assessment methods
    10. Grading scale
    11. ADA & academic dishonesty statement

    CSU-Pueblo staff can provide a sample course syllabus upon request.

    A qualified instructor from the school or district must teach the course content and grade student work. Please see the section below on "Instructor Approval Process" for more information. 

    After all requested materials are received, they are evaluated by the Associate Dean of the Teacher Education Program or other appropriate department Deans (ART, MUSIC, etc.). Once approved, the school or district representative will be contacted.

    Instructors for these courses are not issued a CSU Pueblo contract and the courses are taught at no expense to CSU-Pueblo. The course is taught on either a volunteer basis or the instructor is paid through another source.


    Upon course and instructor approval, each school or district course coordinator will be provided with course registration forms and grade submission sheets. The forms may be duplicated locally if necessary to register students.

    The registration forms must be completed as indicated and returned to the CSU Pueblo Extended Studies office by the established date(s). Forms submitted after the established date(s) may not be processed in time for the current semester.

    Unless prior billing arrangements are made, each registration form must include a check, money order, or charge card data for the exact amount of tuition.

    For more information, contact the Division of Extended Studies at 800.388.6154 or extendedstudies@csupueblo.edu.

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    Instructors

    Persons interested in teaching courses for teacher re-certification credit must submit the following items to the CSU-Pueblo Division of Extended Studies:

    1. Initial cover letter indicating interest and list of course(s) being submitted for approval
    2. Resume/Vita
    3. Transcript(s) (may be unofficial) from each institution showing degree(s) awarded
    4. Appropriate course syllabi for course(s) requesting approval

    Please remember that Instructor must have 5+ post Master's of experience in the related field that they want to teach. 

    Inquiries should be sent to:

    Colorado State University Pueblo
    Division of Extended Studies
    2200 Bonforte Blvd.
    Pueblo, CO 81001-4901

    For more information, contact the Division of Extended Studies at 800.388.6154 or extendedstudies@csupueblo.edu.

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    Transcripts

    Unofficial Transcripts

    Students who have an assigned CSU Pueblo Personal Identification Number (PID) can access a variety of new web student services, including the ability to View Print Unofficial Transcripts.

    Official Transcripts

    Order official transcripts by filling out the Transcript Request Form and submitting it via email to the office of the Registrar: registrar@csupueblo.edu

    Before ordering official transcripts please ensure your grades have been posted by reviewing your unofficial transcripts here: PAWS.

    If you have questions, please contact the Teacher Education Specialist at 719.549.2309 or extendedstudies@csupueblo.edu

    Accessing PAWS

    Students can access their PAWS account through CSU Pueblo's Current Student tab at the top of the Website.

    Click on the PAWS icon. To log in, enter your PID and your PIN. The first time you use PAWS, you will need to click "Login" and will be prompted to change and update your PIN. The PIN may reset to your Default 8 digit DOB if you have not access PAWS for sometime.

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    Registration

    If you are a Siedow Teacher Education student, please use the following link to register.

    SIEDOW Registration Form

    If you are a Teacher Education student taking a course through a provider OTHER than Siedow Teacher Education or Learners Edge, please use the following link to register.

    Registration Form

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    HLC Accreditation

    For more information please follow Higher Learning Commission at CSU-Pueblo
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    Praxis Testing

    Are you interested in becoming a Change Agent in students live's? Come take the Praxis test here at Colorado State University-Pueblo. 

    Praxis Testing at CSU Pueblo

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    FAQs

    How do I get my PID number?

    Once you register with CSU-Pueblo, you will receive an initial e-mail confirming your registration. Following that, you can expect a second e-mail that will provide your PID number and instructions for logging on to view your transcript. Please allow approximately 7-10 business days. If you do not receive a PID email please contact the Division of Extended Studies office at 719.549.2316.

    When will my grade be on my transcript?

    Grades are entered upon receipt. Once we receive the grade from your provider company, your grade will be entered within 3 business days. If it has been more than 3 business days and your grade is not posted, please check that you successfully registered for the course with CSU-Pueblo.

    How do I know that the transcript I order will be correct?

    Please access your PAWS student account at https://aisweb.csupueblo.edu/login.asp and view your unofficial transcript before ordering official transcripts. You may need to download Adobe Acrobat to access the unofficial transcripts. This will provide a preview of what you can expect to see on your official transcripts. We highly recommend that you use this to verify accuracy before ordering.

    There is a financial hold on my account, but I have already paid my provider, what do I do?

    Bills will be transferred from student accounts to provider accounts. This process may take up to 1 week. At that point, the charge will be removed from your account and you will be able to order transcripts. If some time has passed and you are still having issues, please call 719.549.2309. If time is of the essence, ordering by phone may be possible. Contact the Records department at 719.549.2261 to inquire.

    I ordered my transcript, where is it?

    Please contact the CSU Pueblo Records office at 719.549.2261 for inquiries about the status of a transcript.

    Do I get a Form 1098-T?

    Students taking ED 501 and ED 500 courses for credit through CSU Pueblo are considered non-degree seeking students and therefore CSU-Pueblo does not provide IRS Form 1098-T. Issuance of IRS Form 1098-T is only required for degree seeking students. CSU-Pueblo encourages students to seek advice from a competent professional tax advisor regarding the taxation implications of education related expenses.

    I have questions, who do I ask?

    For questions regarding course content, syllabi, assignments, due dates, or provider registration, please contact your provider company. For questions regarding transcripts, grade recording, and CSU Pueblo registration, please contact the Extended Studies office at 719.549.2309.

    I am receiving an error message when I attempt to log into PAWS, what do I do?

    For questions regarding issues with technology, please contact the CSU Pueblo IT department at 719.549.2002.

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    Contact Us

    If you've read through the above information and the Student FAQs and have additional questions, please contact our Teacher Education Program Specialist at 719.549.2309 or extendedstudies@csupueblo.edu

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