Ask most business owners about their most pressing needs today and high on the list is finding employees who possess the essential skills required to be productive team members: collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity. Lately, however, a new essential
Did you know that more school districts in Colorado operate on a four-day school week than in any other state? Some other fast facts: With four-day weeks becoming more prevalent across the state—particularly in rural communities—it’s important to get the
Did you know a child is seven-times more likely to go to college and graduate if they know they have a college savings account in their name?
In Peyton School District, students work with $800,000 worth of the latest high-tech woods machinery and equipment. In Denver Public Schools, hundreds of students participated in career training opportunities via the CareerConnect – CareerLaunch Internship Program in 2016. These are
The Sectors Summit, aimed at accelerating work-based learning statewide, was the largest gathering of its kind in Colorado. Hosted by the TalentFound Network – which includes Colorado Succeeds -the summit brought together more than 500 attendees from business, K-12 education, post-secondary
Over the past seven years, with little fanfare and almost entirely under the radar until recently, the 3,000-student Englewood School District has built one of the best Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs in Colorado.
It may seem like an unlikely location for an innovative, career and technical education (CTE) model, but a formerly abandoned middle school building in rural Peyton, Colorado, is now teeming with life, thanks to the efforts of a small group
It may be hard to believe, but until now, school districts in Colorado have never been required under law to publicly report detailed financial information at the school level. On July 1, an attractive, easy-to-navigate website that provides detailed information
Colorado has recently moved from the back of the pack on computer science and technology education to a role of national leadership.
As representatives of both business and education, we see firsthand that too many Colorado students are leaving our high schools unprepared for Colorado’s jobs and post-secondary institutions.