Because, the best should teach! How many college graduates can say they help to shape the world by inspiring young people to pursue careers that improve society…that they ignite young students to fulfill their dreams of a bright future? CU Teach Engineering students say this and more!

CU Teach Engineering students prepare for secondary science or math teacher licensure, while simultaneously earning an engineering degree. This flexible, design-based engineering degree is combined with education courses and a semester of hands-on student teaching, to help students become sought-after STEM teachers. Team-based design courses are woven throughout the curriculum, culminating in a capstone design experience. Students also have the opportunity to explore other passions through 18 humanities credit hours.

Is CU Teach Engineering right for you?

Try it out! EDUC 2020, Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, is a one-credit teaching exploration course. This course provides curriculum development and instructional experience in local elementary schools, and is for anyone interested in learning about enhancing their engineering degree while giving teaching a try. Step 1 is a low-risk way to see if teaching is the right future for you! Admission to the school of Education is not necessary to enroll. Ask the e+ advisor about EDUC 2020.

Why teach in DSST schools?

To learn and practice with the best! CU Boulder is partnered with the Denver Schools of Science and Technology to provide CU Teach Engineering students with unique student teaching and paid apprenticeship opportunities with one of the leading open enrollment STEM public school networks in the country. DSST serves urban students from all walks of life, threading the six DSST Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Courage, Curiosity and Doing Your Best throughout everything they do. DSST teachers get results – and you will too!

You will be prepared to develop and teach innovative curriculum to excite, intrigue and inspire the next generation of STEM students. CU Teach Engineering is part of the CU Teach program – one of the first 13 teacher education programs in the U.S. awarded a grant by the National Math and Science Initiative.