ASPIRE to Teach is an alternative licensure program that supports high quality, individualized options to pursue professional learning.

The University of Colorado Denver School of Education & Human Development is a designated agency in Colorado for alternative teacher preparation. Candidates obtain licensure by teaching full-time in an alternative teacher position while receiving high-level supports to receive alternative licensure.

Would you like to transition into a career in teaching?

ASPIRE’s fully online alternative licensure programs are for applicants who hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher and want to become a licensed teacher but don’t have time to complete a traditional preparation program.

Are you a teacher that would like to improve your practice?

We offer convenient and affordable professional development options for licensed teachers that want to stay at the top of their field.

Are you interested in becoming a licensed principal?

Coming Soon! Watch for ASPIRE principal licensure programs.