Programs

Teacher recertification

Our teacher recertification programs can help you bring valuable lessons about compassion, animal welfare and respect for both people and pets into your classroom while fulfilling the requirements for re-licensure. All courses are offered through the Teacher Enhancement Program at the Colorado School of Mines. Our current offerings are listed below. For more information, please contact  our Humane Education department at (720) 241-7131.

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Teaching Compassion and Respect: Humane Education in the Classroom (K-12)

How can we help prevent bullying and violence in our schools? By teaching kids to care! Learn about pets and the creative ways you can add “fur and feathers” to any curriculum. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of our animal shelter and learn about our services for the pets and people of Colorado.

Quebec Street shelter 

$125

1 semester credit hour

 Coming soon

Click your Class: Positive Reinforcement in the Classroom (K-12)

Can kids be trained? Absolutely! Clicker train an ambassador dog and learn how to apply similar techniques in your own classroom. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of our animal shelter and learn about the training we do with shelter animals.

Quebec Street shelter 

$70

.5 semester credit hour

 Coming soon

Classroom Pets: Small Mammals in the Classroom (K-12)

Does having a pet in your classroom foster learning? Does having a classroom pet teach responsibility? Explore these questions, learn about different species of small mammals including rabbits, ferrets, mice and more, and meet a few. Decide if a classroom pet is the best choice for you and what type of pet works best.

Quebec Street shelter

$70

.5 semester credit hour

 Coming soon