The Patchwork School, in collaboration with Boulder Journey School, presents an innovative


Teacher Education Program

Obtain a Teaching License and a Master’s Degree, with a

Concentration, in one year!


This accelerated program includes:

  • Early Childhood (Birth – 3rd Grade) Teaching License from the Colorado Department of Education
  • Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver (with classes held at Boulder Journey School)
  • Concentration in either Human Learning and Development, Early Literacy, Early Childhood Education, or Early Childhood Special Education
  • One year of hands-on teaching experience co-teaching with a mentor teacher at The Patchwork School with either toddlers, preschoolers or with K-12.


We are now accepting applications for new interns! We are looking for passionate, open-minded, caring people that are interested in applying for the 2015-2016 school year.


We are pleased to announce that Interns will now be able to obtain their degree through CU Denver and our partnership with Boulder Journey School without ever having to set foot on campus!


You can download the internship application here:

The timeline for applying is as follows:

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • An interview and participatory visit will be scheduled once the application is reviewed.
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance as soon as possible and, assuming BJS acceptance, CU Denver acceptance and CDE Statement of Eligibility, will begin the following August.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to submit your appliction!