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Center for Teacher Education has two student clubs

Check out our new CTE Clubs page to find out how CTE students are working with children in our community to promote learning and education. Also view pictures and posts by our clubs on our CTE Facebook Page.

facebookFacebook Group Page!

Our Center for Teacher Education Department is on Facebook. Please find us and "like" us on Facebook. Look for: Colorado Mesa University - Center for Teacher Education. This is a great resource for current CTE events, on new job openings, and to stay connected!

ITL Program is a Master's of Arts Degree!

Our Initial Teacher Licensure Elementary & Secondary (Math, Science, Social Studies, English or Spanish) programs are now a Master's degree. To apply to this program, please contact Cynthia Chovich, or

Praxis I (PPST) is now the Praxis CORE: Core Academic Skills for Educators

  • As of September 2014, only the Praxis Core is being offered to students applying to the
    Teacher Education Program
  • Visit the Praxis For Test Takers web site for more information
  • For cut score information, see the CTE Required Content Testing page

Praxis II is offered at CMU

Praxis Test Preparation Webinars

Undergraduate and/or graduate scholarship available

Offered by the Saccomanno Higher Education Foundation. Applicants must be Mesa County Residents. For more information, please see: (Due by April 1st for 2016/17 school year.)

Denver Delta Kappa Gamma Award for Student Teachers

This award is available to a woman who is preparing for a degree and teacher certification, and who will be completing her final year in one of the colleges or universities in Colorado during the 2016-2017 school year.

Summer Stem Camps

The Center for Teacher Education and its Teacher Education Club will be hosting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Camps for all intermediate and middle school age students (grades 3rd through 8th) who are interested in innovative STEM careers. These exciting, week long, camps will introduce students to critical problems in our world and inspire them to create innovative solutions. The camps will be held on the CMU campus. Students can be registered online using the links below or at