Colorado Succeeds has wrapped up its first year of the Community of Practice around Work-Based Learning! If the first few conversations are any indication, we are just getting started. The Community of Practice arose from a problem. There is no
Every month, we bring you new member announcements and core value shout outs to highlight the incredible work being done by our business network to ensure all of Colorado’s kids have access to a game-changing educational experience, and all of
Employees in the skilled trades, like home service professionals, are shown to experience high job satisfaction and career growth, and they are considered a vital part of the U.S. economy. However, these industries are facing a shortage of qualified workers.
By Papa Dia, Founder and President of the African Leadership Group Over the past few weeks, you might have read about ‘pandemic pods,’ and wondered what they are, and what they could mean for you and your children. We will
Written by Mike Miles, CEO at Third Future Schools and Former Superintendent of Dallas ISD Even before COVID-19 we knew that our public education system was inequitable. On the whole, poor and minority students did not receive the same opportunities
Each night I read a few stories to my 4-year old son, Jack. One of our favorites is, “What Do You Do with a Problem,” by Kobi Yamada. In the story, a little boy faces a relentless problem and does
COVID-19 has caused many changes to Colorado’s education system, and work-based learning is no exception. Whether it’s internships, apprenticeships, or credential attainment, students, schools, and businesses are finding innovative ways to navigate and ensure work-based learning still works for learners
Cañon City Schools – Homegrown Talent Initiative exemplar and 2019 Winner of The Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education – shared early strategies and lessons learned from their rural district’s response efforts one month since COVID-19 disrupted our schools
At the end of January, the College Credit for Work Experience Bill (HB20-1002) cleared the first legislative hurdle, passing 13-0 out of the House Education Committee. Strong testimony from Colorado Succeeds board member, Edie Sonn, helped to explain why business
Collegiate Peaks Bank joins Colorado Succeeds.