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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

Erin Parks

Better Building Blocks to Close Colorado’s Skills Gap

Four years after it was signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper, the pilot is now more commonly known as the Career Development Incentive Program (CDIP). Over three years, the program has received requests for nearly 16,000 eligible incentives earned by students.

McKinstry mentor program at JFK high school
Leslie Larocque

STEM Mentorships in Action: How McKinstry Advances Equity and Access in Schools

McKinstry, a full-service design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM) firm delivering consulting, construction, energy, and facility services, has a deep and long-standing commitment to promoting quality and equitable access to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education across the country.

Sara Blackhurst oped - would rural CO make the endangered species list?
Sara Blackhurst

Would Rural Colorado Make the Endangered Species List?

By definition, an endangered species is: A plant or animal species existing in such small numbers that it is in danger of becoming extinct, especially such a species placed in jeopardy as a result of human activity; or a group