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
The Career Explore and CTE programs are giving students new hope for their future. Learn more about how public/private partnerships are driving work-based learning in Fort Lupton, Colorado.
The policy agenda for Colorado Succeeds has been inspired and informed by innovation that we have seen in schools and districts across Colorado.
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
“You wouldn’t judge a lion by how fast it can swim in the ocean, you know,” says Eli. “With traditional school, I didn’t feel like I had the chance to show how smart I was.” That’s just one student echoing
The Career Development Fund (HB16-1289), continues to grow and give offer more work-based learning opportunities in CO.
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
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
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.
When Gideon Geisel, an assistant principal at Denver’s George Washington High School, first heard about a new fellowship program that would give him the opportunity to learn first-hand about what skills businesses need high school graduates to possess, he knew