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Teacher Institute

Teacher Institute

Education Department

Take your teaching to the next level.

Professional Development for Educators.

Celebrating nearly 20 years!

Save the date! Western’s 19th annual Teacher Institute will take place June 5th-June 17th, 2023.  Information on courses to be offered and registration will be released in March 2023.  Email teacherinstitute@western.edu to be added to mailing list.

The Teacher Institute offers graduate level credits specifically for the continuing education of K-12 teachers. The Institute provides opportunities for educators to enhance content knowledge, share pedagogy and network with other teachers

Since 2004, The Teacher Institute has offered courses covering a variety of topics including math, science, art, CLD/ELL, foreign language, outdoor education, educational technology, literacy and more in beautiful Gunnison, Colorado at Western Colorado University.  Opportunities include hands-on, individualized activities, instructional enhancements and outdoor classrooms.

Enhance your Teaching Skills and Methods

At the Teacher Institute you’ll be challenged and engaged while growing and advancing as an educator.

All educators have an opportunity to register for courses at a 40% discounted rate. This discount will be first come first serve, so register early!

 

Enhance your teaching skills and methods

At the Teacher Institute, you’ll be challenged and engaged while growing and advancing as an educator. You’ll have the opportunity to take courses covering a variety of topics and collaborate with educators from around the state to prepare for your best school year yet.

Course Offerings

The Teacher Institute offers courses covering a variety of topics including math, science, art, CLD/ELL, foreign language, outdoor education, educational technology, literacy and more.

Check back later for June 2023 course offerings.

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Housing and Experience

Western Colorado University’s Teacher Institute offers courses from a multitude of subject areas so you can hone your teaching skills in your area(s) of specialization.

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Teacher Institute Courses

The Western Teacher Institute prides itself in providing engaging, collaborative activities for our attendees – both inside class and out.

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Department Information

Teacher Institute

Director

Jennifer Whitacre, M.S.

Lecturer, Clinical Coach, Director of Summer Teacher Institute

Contact Information

970.943.2120

jawhitacre@western.edu

Campus Location

Crawford Hall 101, 1 Western Way, Gunnison, CO 81231

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