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  • COVID-19 Update: Remote Operations in Effect


    Until further notice, CSU Pueblo is serving our students and the public in a remote model.

Teacher Education Program

Colorado State University-Pueblo Teacher Education Program students

COVID-19 Update and FAQs

Letter from Dr. Piquette with an update and FAQs to your common questions.


The Teacher Education Program has a primary mission of preparing teachers of quality and distinction. At Colorado State University-Pueblo, preparing teachers is a campus-wide responsibility, with faculty and administrators involved in support of the program’s mission.

An integral component of the program is its formal partnership with 17 school districts and four community colleges in southern and southeastern Colorado. The joint efforts of students, faculty, and administrators across all partners focus on improving the quality of learning in classrooms in elementary, secondary, and higher education.

Degrees and Licensure Options

Undergraduate students can achieve teacher licensure through a variety of B.A. & B.S. degrees.

Alternative licensure programs

Traditional post-baccalaureate licensure programs

Art Education Mathematics
Biology Music
Chemistry Physical Education
Early Childhood Education Physical Science
English Physics
History Political Science
Liberal Studies World Language:  Spanish


Licensed teachers can enhance their craft with our M.Ed. Program.

Master of Education Overview

Art Education Instructional Technology
Curriculum and Instruction Linguistically Diverse Education
Early Childhood Education Music Education
Early Learning Space Studies for Educators
English Special Education
Health and Physical Education World Language:  Spanish

English Language Learner Renewal Credit

Need to Meet the English Language Learner Requirement for Renewing Your Teaching License?

We can help!

CSU-Pueblo is an approved provider of the ELL professional development program.

Take one, 3-credit, online, graduate course and you will be done!

Course: CLDE 501 – Teaching English Language Learners

Cost: About $1100

When: Offered every term throughout the year (Spring, Summer, Fall).  Contact the Associate Dean of Teacher Education ( or 719-549-2825) by January 1, May 1, or August 1 to be eligible for each respective offering.

What you get:

  1. High-quality training on how to teach English language learners from a CLDE-endorsed instructor with over 10 years of experience.
  2. Three graduate credits that will:
    1. meet state ELL requirement
    2. count toward license renewal credits
    3. likely help with salary increases
    4. count toward our M.Ed. program.

 Take the First Step:  Fill out the guest student application as a Graduate Non-degree for Credit.  Submit your application to the Associate Dean of Teacher Education ( for required signatures on the back page.  He will submit the completed form to the Registrar’s Office to get you registered.

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Campus Safety: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have a number of individuals working on a plan to ensure that we are prepared to take care of our students and employees in the event our campus is directly impacted by the coronavirus.

Teacher Education Program

Faculty and Staff

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