Individuals interested in applying for the Two Year Alternative Licensure Program, formerly known as the Pikes Peak BOCES/UCCS Teacher-in-Residence Program (TIRP) must meet demonstrate professional competency (test, coursework or specific degree) before being eligible for the Colorado Department of Education’s Statement of Eligibility (which assists with securing employment).  Please visit: for individual content evaluation worksheets.

NEW:  The Colorado State Board of Education voted at the June 2016 board meeting to adopt the Praxis exam series of content assessments for all available endorsement areas.  Please take a moment to review the new information effective September 1, 2016:

Use the following web addresses to learn more about each test (practice tests), to find the dates and sites that tests will be administered, and to register to take a test:

PRAXIS II, phone: 800-772-9476, email: