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    Why teach in Stroud Scholars?

    • Meaningfully contribute to college access, educational equity, and antiracism
    • Opportunity to co-teach, building relationships between CC and high school educators
    • Participate in a collaborative teaching community, receiving support and resources in course design from Stroud Scholars curriculum committees
    • Get better connected to and foster your sense of community and place in the Pikes Peak region
    • Broaden your teaching portfolio with an opportunity to teach a new class and group of students
    • Opportunity to incorporate college access, preparation, and/or pedagogy into your research agenda


    A signature component of the program is a three-week residential summer experience at Colorado College each summer that will include courses in quantitative reasoning (first summer focus on data interpretation) and writing skills.  For summer 2020, we will offer two courses developmentally appropriate for rising sophomores, aimed at enabling success in high school toward long-term academic preparation for college. 

    Our 25 inaugural Stroud Scholars will take both courses in the morning (1.5 hours each) from July 13-31.  Courses will be co-taught by one CC educator and one current high school teacher, each bringing assets necessary to the course – disciplinary knowledge, academic and developmental expectations of rising sophomores, classroom management, and foundational understanding of skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in a college classroom.  

    For consistency and developmental intentionality of the 3-year Stroud Scholars curriculum, curriculum committees are co-designing core learning goals of courses:

    Writing Course Learning Goals (draft)

    Quantitative Reasoning Course Learning Goals (draft)

    To Apply:

    The application for the 2020-2021 program has closed.

    If you are interested in teaching for future programs, contact Jordan Travis-Radke at 


    To Nominate:

    If you know college or high school educators who would be a good fit for the program, you are encouraged to submit nominations to the selection committee through this nomination form. We will follow up with nominees to let them know they have been nominated, and invite them to apply for the program in future years.


    Download this PDF to read about Expectations, Compensation, and the Selection Criteria and Process.