Calling all Employers and Learning Providers: Apply for the $5M Prize Pool for Workforce Development Solutions
Recently announced, the SyncUp Colorado Challenge is a $5 million prize pool for breakthrough partnerships and solutions that accelerate workforce development efforts for young people ages 12 – 24 and address the skills gap currently impacting business in Colorado. In
We don’t have data on how COVID-19 has impacted learning loss in Colorado and that should concern us all. The shutdown of schools caused by the pandemic has resulted in a myriad of challenges for learners, from rising rates
Each night I read a few stories to my 4-year old son, Jack. One of our favorites is, “What Do You Do with a Problem,” by Kobi Yamada. In the story, a little boy faces a relentless problem and does
There’s much to learn and more work to be done, but CTE is headed in a positive direction, and its future is bright
Last week, I explained why career and technical education will make agile learners America’s future, and that maximizing their potential requires CTE that works well for students, employers, and school systems. In my home state of Colorado, we’ve learned a great
Seventeen-year-old Sandra can’t wait for school to start each day. Perhaps that’s because her school day looks nothing like what most of us envision a classic high school schedule to be. Her morning begins with Advanced Placement calculus, but as
Colorado Succeeds members are driving forces of innovation in education, and we’re excited to give you a first look at a new, outside-the-box school model that will bring education and industry partnership to a new level. It’s unlike anything we’ve
Madame Chairwoman Schroeder and Members of the Colorado State Board of Education, As a network of business leaders who want to ensure all of Colorado’s children are educated to their greatest potential, Colorado Succeeds is dedicated to the advancement of
“Why am I learning this? How is this relevant to my future?” In a rapidly-changing economy, our answers to these age-old questions from students are more important than ever.
We are in the Age of Agility, an exciting, unsettling time in our nation’s history.