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
On February 18, Colorado Succeeds convened its Community of Practice (CoP) to learn about the nuts and bolts of an apprenticeship program built by Centura Health (Centura) and Arapahoe Community College (ACC). Fifteen Colorado Succeeds corporate members, representing diverse industries
The statewide Student Success and Workforce Revitalization Task Force created by HB21-1330 last year, has provided its final recommendations to the legislature. Colorado Succeeds applauds the 1330 Commission’s findings and report as a roadmap to Colorado becoming the most economically competitive and talent-rich
Colorado Succeeds has wrapped up its first year of the Community of Practice around Work-Based Learning! If the first few conversations are any indication, we are just getting started. The Community of Practice arose from a problem. There is no
I’m excited to share Colorado Succeeds’ newest idea to ensure learners have a game-changing educational experience and businesses have the homegrown talent they need to thrive: a Community of Practice around work-based learning. Through this new initiative, business leaders who
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.
COVID-19 has caused many changes to Colorado’s education system, and work-based learning is no exception. Whether it’s internships, apprenticeships, or credential attainment, students, schools, and businesses are finding innovative ways to navigate and ensure work-based learning still works for learners