Individuals interested in applying for the Two Year Alternative Licensure Program (2YALP), formerly known as the Pikes Peak BOCES/UCCS Teacher-in-Residence Program (TIRP) must demonstrate professional competency (test, coursework or specific degree) before being eligible for the Colorado Department of Education’s approval status, “alternative license pending” (which enables you to seek employment).


Please visit: http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeprof/Licensure_alt_endorsements.asp for individual content evaluation worksheets.

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

PRAXIS www.ets.org/praxis/co, phone: 800-772-9476, email: praxis@ets.org

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9-5 Monday and Tuesday

8-4 Wednesday

9-5 Thursday and Friday



2883 South Circle Dr.

Room 231

Colorado Springs, CO 80906