Au Pair Education Options in Denver Metro Area

The Education Component for Au Pairs


  1. 72-90 hours (non-credit courses)
  2. Documentation is required (example: certificate, official letter from the school, or transcript).
  3. The school must be a post-secondary accredited institution.
  4. Host family has agreed to pay the cost of academic course work up to $500.00.
    •  (Education and Vacation follow the au pair)
  5. The education requirements must be met by the end of the 11th month in order for an au pair to participate in the extension program.
    • Not acceptable for Education component
    • Online or distance learning courses (including hybrid courses)
    • Study tours such as Trek America
    • Volunteering
    • Internships

Bridge English

225 E. 16th Ave, Suite 120

Denver, CO 80203



6 week term/classes held on Saturdays from 9-3 pm.

Colorado School of English

331 14th Street, #300

Denver, CO 80202

(Downtown Denver at 14th Street & Tremont Place)

(720) 932-8900

Colorado School of English offers a part-time and a full-time class schedule. The school also offers the TOEFL TEST.

This program allows students to take advantage of our service learning component of the curriculum. The full time classes Monday through Thursday will instill the foundation students need to improve their ESL skills and the carefully selected volunteer opportunities on Fridays will ensure that the skills learned in the classrooms are applied in real life.


Emily Griffith

1860 Lincoln St

Denver, CO

Room 426


Arapahoe Community College

  • Littleton Campus

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr. Littleton, CO

303) 797-5722

Kelly LoCascio (Let Kelly know which location)

ACC Community Education


  • Castle Rock Campus

4700 Castleton Way Castle Rock, CO 80109

Aurora Community College

16000 E Centretech Pkwy

Aurora, CO 80011

Language Center


  • The International Student Advisor can be reached by phone at (303) 340-7508 or by e-mail at Note: during peak advising (April – June), it may take up to 72 hours to receive a response or email

Red Rocks Community College (Lakewood Campus)

13300 W. 6th Ave

Lakewood, Colorado 80228

For more information contact:




MSU Denver South Campus

5660 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Suite 100

Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Phone: 303-721-1313

You are able to audit courses at this location per instructor’s approval – $95 per credit.

University of Denver (Enrichment Program)

University Hall

2197 S. University Blvd.

Denver, CO 80208

Program Coordinator – Charles Stillwagon



The Enrichment Program is a non-credit program so there is no auditing and no college credits issued. Students can pay for college courses and then receive a certificate relating hours completed. Each student would need to have their course instructor complete the attendance sheet at the link below before requesting a certificate.

University of Colorado Boulder (CU) International English Center

2017 list of classes available to au pairs. Register at the link provided below and to view class schedule.  Au Pair Language and Culture

Contact: Eriko Yatabe-Waldock
Cultural & Community Programs Manager
Phone: 303-492-5547

Weekend Programs

  • Silver Bay  (East Coast in Albany, NY.)
  • Alliant Iternational University (West Coast in San Diego and San Francisco)
  • Au Pair Weekend (Boston, Chicago, San Diego, San Francisco, Tampa, Utah)

The Community ESL Program – Community College of Aurora

The Community ESL Program offers classes year-round. We have four 10-week terms per year, with terms that start in January, April, July, and October. Click on the link for information about our different classes.

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 5:19 PM


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