Denver 4 Term Alternate Teacher Certification

The Relay Denver 4-Term Alternative Certification program is a one-year alternative pathway into teaching, with courses beginning in July 2020 and culminating in June 2021.

TUITION & AID

TOTAL TUITION: $23,300
RELAY INSTITUTIONAL AID: $10,105
LICENSING AND TESTING FEES: $350-$460
STUDENT MAX OUT OF POCKET TUITION COST: $13,195

Relay will accept private scholarships and/or AmeriCorps Awards to further decrease tuition

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Preferred Deadline: June 1, 2020

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and the application remains open after the preferred deadline

Available Majors

Denver: Elementary (Grades K-6)
Denver: Middle School Mathematics (Grades 6-8)
Denver: Secondary English (Grades 7-12)
Denver: Secondary Mathematics (Grades 7-12)
Denver: Secondary Science (Grades 7-12)
Denver: Secondary Social Studies (Grades 7-12)

All candidates are eligible for the Culturally Linguistically Diverse Educator endorsement, which provides exemption from 70+ hours of professional development.

SCHOOL PARTNERS

Denver Public Schools
Teach For America-Colorado

SCHEDULE

The Relay Denver 4-Term Alternative Certification program is a one-year alternative pathway into teaching, with courses beginning in July 2020 and culminating in June 2021. Relay’s academic calendar and program structure are designed to accommodate the demanding schedules of candidates who hold full-time positions in schools. We deliver about 40% of the content online and 60% in person so that candidates have flexibility to complete large portions of the coursework when it is most convenient for their schedules.

CLASS SCHEDULE

In addition to online coursework, teachers will attend regular in-person sessions, including:

  • One weeknight sessions each week;
  • A one-week summer session in July, 2020 (TFA corps members will engage in this coursework in early August); and
  • A two-week summer session in June, 2021.

RELAY denver ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the standard Teaching Certification admissions and certification requirements, participants in the Denver Teaching Certification program must meet the following campus-specific admissions and certification requirements.

The Relay Denver Teaching Certification program provides a pathway for alternate route licensure.

Download the Denver Certification Highlights Guide for information about certification requirements and a timeline of key milestones.

Contact Information

Address

Relay Denver
4130 Navajo Street
Denver, CO 80211

Email

Denver@relay.edu

Application Tips

Need help completing the admissions application? See below for helpful tips.

The first section of the online admissions application will ask questions about your intended Relay program. It’s very important that you answer those questions accurately, as follows:

Q. Select the option below that BEST describes your intended academic and certification pathway.

A. Denver: 4-Term Alternative Certification

Q.  Which Relay campus would you like to apply to?

A. Denver

Q: Will you be pursuing state certification through Relay?

A. Yes