The Two Year Alternative Licensure Program (2YALP)

is operated by the Pikes Peak Board of Cooperative Educational Services (PPBOCES) and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Online and Academic Outreach.  This alternative licensure program allows one to earn a salary while teaching in the classroom while attending classes to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to complete the program and concurrently earn a Colorado Initial Teacher License. 

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Application Support


Our friends at TEACH Colorado have free tools and resources to make applying to our program easier (and more economical!). Create an account today and immediately access:

  • An interactive application checklist to keep you on track.

  • $100 fee reimbursement towards application and testing expenses.

  • 1-on-1 expert advice for any question along the way.

  • How-to guides for eligibility, applications, testing and finances.

  • A chance to win a $1,000 scholarship toward tuition.

Program Start Dates:

Taking applications now for 2020-2022 Teachers!  The next start date for new teachers is in August.  

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Office Hours:

9-5 Monday and Tuesday

8-4 Wednesday

9-5 Thursday and Friday



2883 South Circle Dr.

Room 231

Colorado Springs, CO 80906