Initial Payment 

Due upon signing a teaching contract.

Must be paid by cashier's check or money order in order to officially start the Two Year Alternative Licensure Program. (non-refundable)


1st Year 

Due monthly in payments of $335 September-April,

and $320 in May the 1st year of teaching. 


2nd Year 

Due monthly in payments of $225 September-April,

and $200 in May the 2nd year of teaching. 

Fees for the program are described below.  The total program cost is $6000

*Please note: This program does not qualify for Financial Aid. 


First year fees must be paid by June 15th in order to enter the second year.

Second year fees must be paid in full prior to completion of the program.


BILLING: $1000.00 is due upon signing teaching contract. This fee is non-refundable and only payable by cashier’s check or money order.


Billing may be through either of the following options:

  • Payroll deduction (if school district participates) or monthly submission by personal check or money order


Other fees will be incurred during the two year program such as:

  • $30.00 application fee submitted along with program application (payable by a cashier’s check or money order to PPBOCES/2YALP)

  • Fingerprinting $39.50 submitted to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation

  • CDE Authorization: Alternative License application, called “Teacher” $90.00/$110.00 (out of state applicants)

  • The total cost of our program includes textbooks.  We will give you or you will borrow all of the literature needed for the program requirements. 

$30.00 Returned check charge 


*Fees are subject to change


Making it More Affordable 

We understand that cost can be a big barrier for many of our students. Our friends at TEACH Colorado are dedicated to reducing the costs associated with becoming a teacher. Specifically: 

  • Get $100 back on any application-related expenses 

  • Enter to win a $1,000 scholarship towards your tuition


To be eligible for these financial perks, all you need to do is create a TEACH Colorado account before submitting your 2YALP application. Sign up here!



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