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NxtGEN ParaEducator Intern Application



Application Deadlines:

  • Application due date for a January start: October 1st
  • Application due date for an August start: February 1st



Contact Information

Name*
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Indicate your Student Status*
Licensure I am seeking:*
Ex. Math, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level:*
Are you a first generation college attendee?*
Has one of your parents/guardian/caregiver earned a college degree?*

Language Proficiency

At CU Denver we value and celebrate multilingualism. Please provide us information regarding any languages you speak, including your native language.


BEGINNER: Only isolated words and phrases

INTERMEDIATE: Often I can understand much of the language, but may not be able to speak or write in the language.

ADVANCED: Strong command of language in conversation, but more limited abilities in reading and writing.

FLUENT: Complete command of the language in speaking, reading and writing.

Proficiency:
Proficiency:
Proficiency:
Please rank which school districts you would like to be placed at based on the options below*
Please rank which school districts you would like to be placed at based on the options below
  First Choice Second Choice Third Choice
Denver Public Schools
Aurora Public Schools
JeffCo Public Schools
Cherry Creek Public Schools

Recommendation

Please complete the items listed below:

List the names of the two references you have asked to submit a recommendation form on your behalf. When you submit this form, emails with instructions will be sent to the recommender automatically.

One reference must be from a former Teacher/Instructor.

Name of Recommender/Evaluator*
Name of Recommender/Evaluator*


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Essay

Please address one of the following questions. Short Constructed Responses: Your response should be approximately 350 words in length, double-spaced. Please identify the question number in your responses.

  1. Describe the importance of a “great” teacher. Discuss what has influenced your decision to become a teacher and what special skills and interest you bring to teaching.
  2. NxtGEN partners with Denver metro area schools which supports a highly diverse student population. What do you think are the three most important skills and/or attitudes that you will need to work most effectively with diverse students as a ParaEducator Intern?
  3. Describe a time when you had to persist in the face of challenge or obstacles? What did you learn from that experience that will contribute to your success as a NxtGEN candidate navigating both college coursework and working as a ParaEducator Intern?
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Resume

Use the template provided to create a professional resume that lists your non-academic, industrial, educational or professional experiences from high school senior year or undergraduate work to the present, including dates. List any honor societies and learned professional societies of which you are a member, and positions held. Also list any scholarships, prizes, honors, or other recognitions and, where applicable, their duration and amount

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Transcript

Include an unofficial transcript with the application. If you have more than 4 transcripts please email us for additional help.

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Interview

Required CU Denver NxtGEN interviews for Early and Regular Admission will be held at CU Denver following the respective application deadlines.

CU Denver Partner School placement interviews for NxtGEN will be held with multiple school sites based on student preference. Both early and regular admitted students must participate in these interviews. A schedule of interview dates and times will be provided to you.


Application support is available. Please email Arianne.Rivera@ucdenver.edu to schedule a time.


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