University/Community Options

Birnadine Mack Scholarship

The Colorado School and Public Employee Retirement Association (CSPERA) is proud to announce the Birnadine Mack Scholarship to aid active public school personnel in their pursuit of further education.

The foundation is named in honor of Birnadine Mack, who was a member of the faculty at Casey Junior High in Boulder Valley School District, teaching mathematics for twenty-three years.

The foundation will award a $1000 scholarship in each of the four CSPERA divisions of: Metro, Northeastern, Southern, and Western. The money may be used for educational purposes such as trainings, workshops, re-certification credit, or studies in pursuit of a degree. ALL current public school employees are eligible to apply. 

Information on how to apply can be found here.

Deadline to enter is March 15, 2021.

Colorado Christian University

Master’s in Educational Leadership

As an employee at St. Vrain Valley School District you are eligible for a 10% tuition discount toward a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or certificate program at Colorado Christian University. To learn more about this great offer visit To speak directly with a CCU representative please contact Brittany Miller at 970.461.5202 or email at

Colorado State University

Principal Licensure and Masters of Education Programs

Denver Art Museum

Teacher Workshops and Webinars

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Professional Development for Teachers 

Denver Zoo/Miami University of Ohio

Master of Arts in Teaching in the Biological Sciences/Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) 

Grand Canyon University

Continuing Teacher Education

Longmont Community Justice Partnership (LCJP)

Classes offered on Restorative Practices in Schools

Regis University

Regis University Principal Licensure Program

Teacher Leadership Academic Certificate

University of Colorado-Boulder

Graduate Programs

University of Colorado-Denver

Certificate Programs in the School of Education and Human Development

University of Denver

Executive Leadership for Successful Schools (ELSS)  – Morgridge College of Education

University of Northern Colorado

Educational Leadership Certificate – Teacher Leadership Emphasis

University of Phoenix

Continuing Education for Teachers

For a 10% discount, contact Nicole Berkebile by email before enrolling.