Grand Junction Builds Sustainability into Work-Based Learning Programs
“Every day I’m a part of this environment it makes me happier and more thrilled about my life.”
Schools Partner to Bridge the Rural-Urban STEM Divide
We’ve long heard that technology will revolutionize education, dissolving barriers created by distance, inequity of opportunity, and lack of resources, and bringing the world to every student.
The Succeeds Prize Innovation Award Winners Bridge the Gap to Tech Careers
Deb Harding and Tara Hardman co-run the recently-launched Family MakerSpace at STEM Launch K-8, an Adams 12 school located in Thornton, Colorado.
St. Vrain Valley Schools Prepare Students and Community for the Future
St. Vrain Valley Schools is nestled in a suburban community that is also home to a bevy of high tech companies, construction projects, restaurants, and a host of other career opportunities requiring specialized education and certifications.
The Succeeds Prize Awards $137,000 to Colorado’s Transformational Schools & Educators
Valdez Elementary School, Mountain Vista Community School, DSST Green Valley Ranch High School, and Bristol Elementary School split $60,000 in cash awards to reward and promote innovation in Colorado’s public schools. Additional prize money was given to educators making an
Salida School District’s Building Trades Program Tackles Affordable Housing Head-On
Like many Colorado mountain communities, affordable housing in Salida is challenging to find, especially for local educators. The Salida School District, in close partnership with local businesses and the community college, took matters into their own hands.
Manufacturing Relevance and Real-World Skills in Peyton, 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
STEM in Colorado Makes Leaps and Bounds
2017 has been a landmark year for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education in Colorado. New laws passed during this year’s legislative session combined with significant progress on initiatives already underway mean that Colorado students have richer opportunities than
Historic Legislation to Equitably Fund Public Charter Schools Passes Colorado General Assembly
Business community applauds legislators for putting kids before politics May 10, 2017 Denver, Colorado – In a momentous victory for public charter school students and their families, Colorado became the first state in the nation today to provide public charter
How a Science Project Becomes a Company
Do you remember what you were doing at the age of 17? If you’re like most of us, your days were probably filled with going to school, completing homework, participating in sports or clubs, and hanging out with friends.