Colorado Succeeds

SyncUp Colorado Offers $5 Million Prize Pool for Breakthrough Solutions for Young Coloradans to Pursue Meaningful Careers

Workforce Design Challenge Brings Employers, Educators, and Nonprofits Together Media Contact: Danielle Montoya, 505-573-3337, dmontoya@zomalab.com  DENVER, Colo., April 8, 2021— ZOMALAB, in partnership with the Colorado Governor’s Office, Colorado Succeeds, Colorado Thrives, SemperVirens, Skillful a Markle initiative, and Strada Education

Diane Metzger

What Is Seat Time?

Education is critical to ensuring life-long success for students. Over the years, various requirements have been developed for school districts that are meant to ensure that every student is on track for learning. One such requirement – seat time – has had important implications for how students

Shellby Jones

10 CTE Programs to Watch in 2021

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) month! To celebrate, we wanted to bring you our list of top programs that are delivering game-changing career-connected learning to their students.  CTE programs are designed to give students hands-on experience that develops

Kelly Caufield

Introducing the Bill that’s Reimagining High School

Now is the time for Coloradans to reimagine the high school experience. Through the Successful High School Transitions bill (SB21-106) introduced by Senator James Coleman (D), Senator Kevin Priola (R), Rep. Barbara McLachlan (D), and Rep. Mark Baisley (R), Colorado

Shannon Nicholas

Gov. Polis’ RISE Fund Recipients Align with Vision 2030

Earlier this month, Governor Polis announced the first round of Response, Innovation, and Student Equity (RISE) Education Fund awardees. The $32.7 million fund supports high-needs school districts, charter schools, and public institutions of higher education to address the learning challenges

Brad Revare

HomeAdvisor Report Uncovers Need for Career-Connected Learning

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.

Colorado Succeeds

5 Tips for Community Colleges Developing Industry Partnerships

On September 9, Scott Laband, President of Colorado Succeeds, participated on a panel discussion with the Colorado Community College System Board and college presidents focused on the ways in which community colleges can partner with business to give their students

Erin Kerr

Homegrown Talent Initiative Awards $750,000 for Program Implementation

Career-Connected Learning Opportunities Rooted in Rural Communities For the past year, rural communities across Colorado have been working on setting a new vision for their students and local economies. Community design teams made up of superintendents, business leaders, educators, students,