Resources, advice, and keys to success for homeschoolers and other k-12 online students. ASO also profiles different types of online learning and advancements in learning technologies.
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. ACTE provides educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce.
Boulder Area STEM Education Coalition (BASEC) promotes interest and excellence in STEM education and is committed to expanding access to STEM in Boulder Communities and the region. BASEC mobilizes local stakeholders to improve the quality and access to STEM education programs and inform local and state policy.
The Colorado Community Colleges System plays a vital role in educating both the emerging and existing workforces, as well as meeting the needs of Colorado’s businesses and communities. Through a variety of programs and initiatives, CCCS drives 21st century workforce development in Colorado.
The Cololorado Department of Higher Education provides a comprehensive database of Colorado STEM degrees and certificates. Programs are searchable by public and private institutions.
The CDHE Skills for Jobs Report identifies trends in Colorado's
anticipated workforce needs and the number of degrees, certificates, and other credentials that
have been or are expected to be produced.
CodeHS partners with schools to spread the knowledge of computer science by offering well-crafted instructional materials supported by quality tutors.
College in Colorado is a free online resource for career and college planning designed for middle school, high school, and college students. It also provides information on financial aid planning and allows students to design their own path toward higher education.
The Colorado FIRST and Existing Industry grants increase transferable job skills that support both the company’s economic competitiveness and enhance worker's resumes and long-term employment opportunities. Colorado FIRST grants are for companies that are relocating to or expanding in Colorado and provide funds only to net new hires.
COLTT engages participants in learning about teaching practices and technologies. Presentations and hands-on workshops change the way they teach and learn in classrooms, online, and in virtual environments.
The Colorado STEM Education Roadmap was championed by the Colorado Education Initiative. Hundreds of stakeholders collaborated with CEI to create a comprehensive plan to expand STEM education in Colorado and grow Colorado's STEM talent pipeline.
The purpose of the CU-Boulder Center for STEM Learning is to improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning at the University of Colorado Boulder, and to serve as a state, national, and international resource for such efforts.
The FIRST Robotics Competition combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams of 25 students or more are challenged to raise funds, design a team "brand," hone teamwork skills, and build and program robots to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors.
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed.
Innovate+Educate is an industry-led nonprofit implementing research-based strategies to close the national skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide. Innovate+Educate is creating sustainable and scalable ecosystems that prove skills-based hiring, training and credentials open new pathways for job seekers, benefit employers and strengthen communities.
KidsTek provides after-school computer programs and technology certification-earning programs for K-12 Colorado students. Their Colorado technology education services are tuition-free and funded by the generosity of corporations, foundations, and individuals like you.
Mile High United Way's GradNation Workforce Summit brought together members of the business, nonprofit and education communities to share expertise and discuss how we can develop a pathway for young Coloradans to succeed in school, work and life. -
Aspirations in Computing is a talent development pipeline initiative of the National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) designed to increase women's meaningful participation in computing careers by providing encouragement, visibility, community, leadership opportunities, scholarships, and internships to high potential technically inclined young women.
Sit With Me is a national campaign that invites you to validate and recognize the important role women play in creating future technology by taking a small but symbolic action: sit in a red chair and share your story.
OpenWorld Learning (OWL) supports children’s school success by tapping the power of digital technology and peer teaching to develop leadership and ignite a love of learning. OpenWorld Learning provides a fun and challenging after-school educational program centered on teaching advanced computer technology to Denver area students.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is the nation’s leading provider of K-12 STEM programs. PLTW's curriculum and teacher professional development model, combined with an engaged network of educators and corporate and community partners, help students develop the skills necessary to succeed in our global ec湯浯 栀瑴
Skills for America’s Future spotlights effective practices, generates ideas, and identifies solutions about how community colleges and workforce training programs can support jobseekers, local economies, and the businesses that make them run. The program connects high-performing community colleges with high-impact employers who are seeking trained workers in their region or service area.
Specialisterne assess, train and employ individuals with autism as consultants in IT and other sectors with technically oriented tasks and jobs, with 80-90% of employees working at corporate partner sites. Specialisterne is internationally recognized as the first and foremost example of how high functioning people with autism (Autism Spectrum Disorder) can become effectively included in society, and provide valuable, high quality services to their employers.
The Women's Foundation of Colorado invests in effective programs that encourage girls in STEM and actively engages key stakeholders from the business community through the WFCO STEM Coalition.
STEMworks is an online resource for finding and investing in the nation’s leading STEM education programs. The national nonprofit, Change the Equation, establishes strict quality standards for all programs featured in the STEMWorks database to ensure high impact investments and quality programs.
Tec-P is a regional, joint project which will benefit long-term unemployed and underemployed people on the Front Range and Western Slope in Colorado using collaborations between employers, educational institutions and job training programs. This program is part of a federal grant funded through Colorado workforce centers to build the state’s information technology and advanced manufacturing sectors.
Treehouse is an online interactive education platform that offers courses in web, mobile and business development. Its courses on web development and programming are aimed at beginners looking to start a new career, while its courses in business education and marketing teach students how to start and market a business in the technology industry.
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national, non-profit organization of middle and high school students who are engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Since TSA was chartered in 1978, over 2,000,000 student members have participated through challenging competitions, leadership opportunities, and community service.