Teaching Schools In Colorado

Colorado has 23 accredited teaching schools where teaching faculty who teach teaching classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching training in Colorado, which includes teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Associates degree in Teaching
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching
  • PhD degree in Teaching


Schools

  1. Adams State College

    208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado 81102

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  2. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

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  3. University of Colorado Boulder

    Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Colorado Christian University

    8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

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  5. Colorado College

    14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

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  6. Colorado Mountain College

    831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601-0233

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  7. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Front Range Community College

    3645 W 112th Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80031

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  10. Metropolitan State College of Denver

    Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80217-3362

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  11. Naropa University

    2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, Colorado 80302-6697

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  12. Northeastern Junior College

    100 College Avenue, Sterling, Colorado 80751-2944

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  13. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

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  14. Otero Junior College

    1802 Colorado Ave, La Junta, Colorado 81050

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  15. Red Rocks Community College

    13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1255

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  16. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

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  17. Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

    1600 Pierce St, Denver, Colorado 80214

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  18. Montessori Education Center of the Rockies

    4745 Walnut Street, Boulder, Colorado 80301

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  19. Trinidad State Junior College

    600 Prospect St, Trinidad, Colorado 81082

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  20. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

    10004 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-5453

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  21. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus

    5725 Mark Dabling Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919-2221

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  22. Johnson & Wales University-Denver

    7150 Montview Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80220

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  23. Montessori Casa International

    9351 E Arbor Dr, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Teaching Employment

Colorado 68,210
National 4,078,490

Approximately 2% of the country's teaching professionals work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Colorado

57,640 62,190 64,210 66,590 64,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Teaching is a growing field in Colorado. There were 7,050 more teaching professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has grown by 12% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of teaching professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of teaching professionals has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$53,399 $58,671 $61,675 $56,691 $60,889
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of teaching professionals is growing, the salaries paid to teaching professionals are increasing in Colorado. The mean salary for teaching professionals in 2006 was $53,399 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,889 per year.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$34,717
25th percentile
$43,376
50th percentile
$55,541
75th percentile
$72,420
90th percentile
$84,806

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Colorado, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of teaching. The pay differential between the highest paid teaching professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 144%

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Colorado

Early Childhood Education
$42,215
Educational Leadership
$75,645
Elementary Education
$57,435
Special Education
$52,730
Teaching
$60,109

In Colorado, teaching professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Teaching programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
6
bachelor
16
master
14
doctor
1
Certificate
15
Total52

The number of students graduating from the 23 accredited teaching schools in Colorado is decreasing. In 2006, 752 students graduated from teaching courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 507 students graduated.

This represents a 33% decrease in the number of teaching degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. A majority of these graduates, or 31%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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