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Rachel Van Brocklin

ForceNow is Developing the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Colorado Succeeds is proud to work in partnership with industry-leading businesses investing in creating impactful, in-demand career-connected learning opportunities for Colorado learners.   To learn more about this critical topic, we sat down with cybersecurity

Erin Kerr

Path4Ward Advisory Council Brings Dynamic Perspectives

The 2021 passage of the Successful High School Transitions Bill (SB21-106) moved Colorado closer to blurring the lines between high school, postsecondary education, and career by creating the Path4Ward: Early High School Graduate Innovation Program.  Path4Ward rewards learners who complete

Kelly Caufield

$90M industry-higher ed grant program releases application timeline

Last week the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), unveiled new details about the Regional Talent Development Initiative Program which allows Colorado to fund both new and proven programs that “seed transformative change” through alignment and collaboration across

Erin Kerr

State Invests in Career-Connected Learning for Rural Districts

Rural school districts across Colorado have been awarded $15 million through the Colorado Department of Education’s Rural Coaction grant program. This program is designed to “increase student access to and engagement with student career pathways and career-connected learning” through collaborative

Erin Kerr

Path4Ward: Building Bridges from High School to College and Career

The 2021 passage of the Successful High School Transitions Bill (SB21-106) moved Colorado closer to blurring the lines between high school, postsecondary education, and career by introducing Path4Ward: Early High School Graduate Innovation Program. In Colorado about 770 students are

Brad Revare

Colorado Succeeds to convene healthcare industry and Higher Ed

Colorado Succeeds played a leading role in passing HB 1350 this year, which provides meaningful incentive money (~$90M) to workforce collaborations between regional industry and higher ed institutions to solve talent pipeline challenges at scale. In advance of the program’s

Colorado Succeeds

Bipartisan Support for Work-Based Learning Business Incentives

Expansion of Experiential Learning Opportunities (SB22-140) passed the Colorado Senate with bipartisan support. The bill, introduced by Sen. James Coleman and Rep. Barbara McLachlan, proposes incentives to businesses to offer work-based learning programs; allowing learners to become earners while developing

Lance Hostetter

Blurring the Line Between High School and Postsecondary Education

Colorado high school students can participate in a variety of programs, like concurrent enrollment, P-TECH, and ASCENT, in which they can earn postsecondary credit while still enrolled in high school. However, these programs can be costly to administer, reliant on