Stipends for Rural Educators
The Colorado Center for Rural Education provides a variety of stipends to student teachers and in-service educators working in rural Colorado.
SPECIAL SERVICES PROVIDER STIPEND (SSPS)
This stipend is available to talented individuals interested in Special Services Provider employment in rural or small rural schools in Colorado.
COLORADO RURAL [STUDENT] TEACHING STIPEND
This stipend is available to pre-service teachers who will be completing their final student teaching experience in a rural school district and commit to teaching in a rural district after completion.
RURAL INSERVICE EDUCATOR STIPEND
This stipend is available to in-service educators in rural Colorado school districts.
NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED TEACHER STIPEND
This stipend is available to K-12 educators pursuing National Board Teacher Certification (NBCT) in rural Colorado school districts
COLORADO RURAL TEACHING FELLOWSHIP
The Fellowship is available to pre-service teacher candidates who complete a year-long clinical experience in a rural school during the final year of their teacher preparation program.
COLORADO SUBSTITUTE STIPEND
This $300 stipend is for individuals with a 1-year, 3-year, 5-year, or 2020-2021 Substitute Authorization may qualify for the stipend after meeting the some simple eligibility requirements.
For information about the Rural Alternative Licensure program, please contact the Colorado Department of Education.