Catalog 2010-2011, Final Edition 
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Catalog 2010-2011, Final Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Program Coordinator:

Annie Wolfe, 970.339.6274

Westview Building 661B

Teacher Preparation

Students interested in a career in education need to identify as early as possible the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer. Elementary and secondary education students will be required to pursue a Bachelor’s degree. Early Childhood students have choices of certificates, Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree and beyond. Programs vary among Colorado universities. It is recommended that students seek advising from one of the following Aims advisors;

Judy Gump - Early Childhood Education

Marsha Driskill - Secondary Education

Holly Hartwick - English/Speech

Rebecca Ward-Smith - Early Childhood Education

Secondary Education Preparation

Students interested in teaching at middle school or high school level can complete their first two years of general education and content courses at Aims Community College. These courses will transfer to a four-year university and allow students to continue their coursework for secondary education licensure. Students should consult with both education and content area advisors.


The Education Program provides lifelong learning opportunities to meet the needs of pre-service and in-service teachers, families, parents, and students. Programs include:

  • Professional Education – Courses include state general education guaranteed core transfer for pre-service teachers, and classroom enhancement for in-service teachers. Some courses may apply toward re-licensure or salary schedule advancement. Students are responsible for confirming with the appropriate agencies that these courses will qualify. Topics include English language learners, classroom management, leadership, human potential, wellness, problem-solving, safety, and cultural sensitivity.

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