Work-Based Learning

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Kelly Caufield

College Credit for Work Experience

As members of Colorado’s business community, we are writing to express our full support for the College Credit for Work Experience Bill (HB20-1002), which recently received bipartisan, unanimous support from the Making Higher Education Attainable Interim Committee. The proposed legislation

Erin Parks

New Pilot Program to Remove Barriers to Innovation Opens Application Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Redefining the School Day in Colorado:162 School Districts Eligible for Innovative Learning Opportunities Pilot Program Denver, CO – November 13, 2019— Building on research from the Colorado Roadmap to Work-Based Learning, Colorado Succeeds convened key education stakeholders

Erin Parks

Meet the Finalists: Excellence in Education Innovation

Colorado Succeeds received more than 50 applications from schools and district administrators across the state to compete for the $15,000 prize for demonstrating Excellence in Education. Guided by the Vision 2030 Framework, all programs had to share their response to

Madison Knapp

The Benefits of Work-Based Learning: A Conversation with Mark Tapy

Colorado Succeeds sits down for a conversation with Mark Tapy, Apprenticeship Program Manager with Pinnacol Assurance, to learn more about how work-based learning can benefit business. Colorado Succeeds: Thank you for sitting down with us Mark. We are really excited

Danny McCormick

CTE Month: How Education is Transforming for the Future

Career and Technical Education (CTE) has been made new again. Touting a 243-year-old history, we can draw upon the story of the first U.S. ambassador and famous inventor Benjamin Franklin, who worked his way into the great halls of our

Erin Parks

Where Does the Polis Administration Stand On Education? 

We know that our current education system must become more responsive in preparing agile learners. Major economic shifts – from shuttering factories, shrinking industries, and the emergence of artificial intelligence – challenge the 120-year-old school model into question. Colorado is going to need bold leadership to move our schools and systems.