DENVER (CBS4)– Some students are getting some valuable teaching experience this summer. They are taking on the role of teacher to other students.

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Generation Teach is a summer program for high school and undergraduate students.

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Over the past five years, 250 aspiring teachers have taught more than 1,200 Denver Public Schools and charter middle school students in the five-week program.

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One student says she hopes to be a teacher someday.

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“I want to be that teacher at school that students can come to and lean on, so if they’re having a bad day they can come and talk to me,” said Jenifer Banuelos Arroyo.

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Arroyo said she wants to attend college to pursue a career as a math teacher.

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