A foundation for the future

Build your proficiency in reading, writing, math, social studies, and science content

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At FLC’s Teacher Education Department, “all means all.” You’ll find courses structured to be inclusive and responsive, and a group of faculty and colleagues dedicated to equity inside and outside the classroom. Besides graduating with your Colorado Elementary Education License, you’ll also collect powerful experiences that will benefit your future – and the futures of other game changers.

Jennifer Trujillo, Dean of the School of Education

"As we prepare educators for their work environments, we begin the endeavors immediately. There is no discussion of ‘when you get to the real world;’ this is the real world and we are here."

The road ahead

FLC student teaching young children in a classroom

This program will build your proficiency in reading, writing, math, social studies and science content preparation and give you hands-on experience teaching students in those content areas in Kindergarten through 6th grades. After completing all the program requirements, you will graduate with a B.A. in Elementary Education and obtain your Colorado Elementary Education License.

Imagine yourself as a:

  • Classroom teacher
  • Bilingual coordinator
  • English language learner specialist
  • Family & community program director
  • Curriculum developer
  • Education consultant

 

  • First-year students
  • Transfer students
First-year students

Roadmap for Incoming First-year students

Your first step will be to meet with an Admission Counselor. Once accepted as a First-year student, talk to a Teacher Education department advisor as soon as you can. Review the course catalog and four year map so you can plan to take the right courses at the right time.

Program Requirements

Transfer students

Roadmap for Transfer Students (Junior-Senior)

Your first step will be to meet with an Admissions Counselor, who can help with initial course planning. At this time, the FLC Registrar will review your transcript to determine which credits from your prior school can transfer here. To research what courses will be accepted:

When you have been accepted to FLC, you will be assigned a faculty advisor in your first semester. Contact the Teacher Education Department to set up a meeting. Review the course catalog so you can plan to take the right courses at the right time.

Program Requirements