Graduate Programs

Godsman/Literacy Squared®: Language and Biliteracy Project:
Not Currently Accepting Students
This is a language and biliteracy-based CU Boulder School of Education program designed for Denver Public School elementary teachers to earn an endorsement in culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) education. Thirty-five students are currently participating and they will complete their course of study to earn a CLD endorsement and a Master’s degree in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity. This program is unique in that courses are held in the school district and most classes have a practicum aspect incorporated. (contact:

RTI Effectiveness Model for ELLs:
The project provides a culturally responsive RTI demonstration model in three elementary schools in Colorado. REME is one of three RTI ELL demonstration projects nationally and includes elementary schools in both urban and rural school districts in Colorado. The primary outcomes of the model for ELLs in grades K-3 are: 1) increased reading and language proficiency; and, 2) decreased referrals to special education. (contact: Dr. John J. Hoover)

Rural Educator Development and Endorsement Project (REDE):
The project is designed as a Double Endorsement MA Degree Program for over 40 educators in rural mountain schools in Colorado. The program includes a 13-course sequence that prepares classroom teachers, interventionists, school psychologists and other educators in the dual areas of linguistically diverse education and special education. (contact: Dr. John J. Hoover)

District 14 M.A. Degree Program:
The University of Colorado’s BUENO Center is partnering with Adams County School District 14 to implement an on-site Master’s degree program in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity (EECD). In addition to earning a Master’s degree, program participants may also earn a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse endorsement in Bilingual ESL education. (contact: Dr. Lorenso Aragon)