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Scholarships for Rural Educators!

Are you working toward an educator credential in an educator shortage area? Are you currently employed in a Colorado public school as a paraprofessional, alternative licensed teacher, or special services provider under a TEE authorization? CDE has a financial assistance program that can support you with up to $10,000 in one-time financial assistance. Recipients must commit to work in a “shortage area” for three years. The current application window will be open through September. For detailed information on eligibility requirements, application dates, and how to apply, please visit https://www.cde.state.co.us/educatortalent/errprogram.
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Stipends for Rural Educators!

The Colorado Center for Rural Education is currently accepting applications for Colorado Rural Student Teacher stipends ($4,000) and National Board-Certified Teacher stipends ($4,250). Please share this information broadly, and if you know anyone who would like to apply for one of these stipends, send them to us. Thank you!
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San Juan BOCES Service Area

We acknowledge the land we are situated upon is the ancestral land and territory of the Nuuchiu (Ute) people who were forcibly removed by the United States Government. We also acknowledge that this land is connected to the communal and ceremonial spaces of the Jicarilla Abache (Apache), Pueblos of New Mexico, Hopi Sinom (Hopi), and Diné (Navajo) Nations. It is important to acknowledge this setting because the narratives of the lands in this region have long been told from dominant perspectives, without full recognition of the original land stewards who continue to inhabit and connect with this land. 
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