Information below is for the 2023-2024 Program Year
Tuition estimates are subject to change
Approximate tuition total: $22,000
Paid Practicum: Resident Teachers earn a potential income of approximately $17,000 - $20,000 gross income (before taxes) through the paid practicum.
Potential Earnings and Scholarships for all Resident Teachers
Scholarships that require an application
More Details: Our program weaves together several components over the course of the 12 month residency!
Summer Block (8 weeks)
ECED 6320: A Colorado Interpretation of the Reggio Approach
- Can be taken from any location before the 12 month residency
Fall Block 1 (8 weeks)
LDFS 6400: Observation, Documentation and Assessment
ECED 6350: Literacy and The Hundred Languages of Children
Fall Block 2 (8 weeks)
ECED 6300: Contextual Curriculum 1
ECED 6330: Supportive Social Learning
Spring Block 1 (8 weeks)
ECED 6310: Contextual Curriculum 2
RSEM 6500: Teacher as Researcher
Spring Block 2 (8 weeks)
LDFS 6420: The Environment as the Third Teacher
ECED 6340: Messing About with STEM
Summer Block (8 weeks)
ECED 6360: Children and Teachers as Change Agents
Weekly Resident Seminars
Participate in a weekly seminar to engage with your Residency Cohort.
Elementary Literacy and Assessment Workshops
Participate in fall workshops with a K-3 literacy and assessment specialist focusing on the Science of Reading.
Additional Teacher Education Program Components
Participate in a variety of professional development opportunities. For example, a field trip relevant to a course, in-services, workshops focusing on progressive topics in education, a professional resource night, summer conference, etc.
Student-Professor Study Group in Reggio Emilia, Italy
Participate in the Student-Professor Study Group in Reggio Emilia, Italy, offered in collaboration with Reggio Children and Angela Ferrario, U.S. Liaison for Study Groups to Reggio Emilia. This study group is an international conference that consists of presentations, school tours and networking opportunities. Study Group expenses (flights, hotel, shuttle between the airport and hotel in Italy, and a food stipend) are included in tuition for the Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program.
Participate in a paid, mentored practicum
Colorado Teaching License - Early Childhood Education (0-8)
At the end of the year, upon completion of all program requirements, all are eligible to apply for a Colorado Initial Teaching License.
*Those who do not already hold a Colorado teaching license must apply for an Alternative Teaching License prior to the start of this program. If you hold an out-of-state license, please contact email@example.com.
The Culminating Experience takes place during the last month of the program. During these evening, Resident Teachers will present their thinking on issues and innovations in the field of education through group presentations. The evening is always full of promise, as their findings, reflections, and suggestions will help shape the future of education.
A Year at a Glance
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Teacher of Record Pathway
The above information describes the residency pathway through the Teacher Education Program. There is an additional pathway, Teacher of Record pathway, for those in an established lead or sole teaching position or who obtain an ECE teaching position in the state of Colorado. Please view the chart below for information related to both pathways and reach out to Jody Ogrodnick for more information.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-443-8909 with questions or to schedule an informational meeting.