Ben Gerig

Colorado Celebrates Workforce Development Month

According to Colorado’s Talent Pipeline Report in 2022, 91.4% of jobs that pay a wage sufficient to sustain a family require some postsecondary education past a high school diploma. However, the National Skills Coalition estimates that almost half of all

Colorado Succeeds

Colorado Succeeds Youth Fellow Shares Student Focus Group Learnings

This winter semester, Colorado Succeeds was incredibly fortunate to have a student fellow from Colorado Youth Congress join our team to conduct focus groups with students from across the metro area. In these focus groups, students discussed their engagement in educational

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