Category Archives: Announcements

New Four-Year Degree in Dental Hygiene Approved by Community Colleges’ Board

DENVER – Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), announced that the Community College of Denver and Pueblo Community College received approval from the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education to offer a four-year … Continue reading

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Emily Griffith Technical College announces new Director of Instructional Programs

As Director of Instructional Programs, Ms. Van Doren will report directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for providing leadership and strategic vision in the planning, development, administration, and evaluation for all academic departments across the College’s three campuses.  … Continue reading

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Announcing a NEW Community Service Project

Hunger is the hidden problem in America. In a country so obsessed with diets and losing weight, it’s hard to believe that there are people who are going hungry. In 2013, 49.1 million Americans lived in food insecure households, including … Continue reading

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Colorado FFA Students represent Colorado at the 87th National FFA Convention and Expo

Kristen Schmidt of Greeley, elected as the 2014-15 National Central Region Vice President. Kristen, an Animal Science and Agricultural Business major at Colorado State University will spend the next year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each officer travels … Continue reading

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Light the Torches – a poem

Light the Torches –For all those who take classes and work in community colleges  Light the torches, spark the fires, Melt the flux and fuse the wires, We’re teaching a man to fish.   Trim the hair and set the … Continue reading

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CCCS Update 9-24-2014

Dear CTE Administrators and Directors,  Staffing Updates It is with condolences for CCCS and congrats for CDE that I announce the departure of Jennifer Jirous, Program Director for STEM, ARTS and IT.  Jennifer’s final day with CCCS will be Friday, … Continue reading

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Mid-August CTE Updates from the Assistant Provost

Important Perkins Performance Announcement In Colorado’s July 1 Perkins First Installment Award Letter, we received notification of additional “Special Conditions” (attached) which will have to be followed in the 2014-15 year.  These conditions are due to failure to meet, for … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: Colorado STEM Education Roadmap Event

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Culinary Nutrition – FACS Core Secondary Course Addition

Thank you to the Colorado Culinary Nutrition Curriculum Team for their hard work and commitment in creating a new, innovative, relevant and exciting program designed to impact the overall health of students through nutrition, lifestyle, and sustainability education. This new … Continue reading

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College and Career Readiness Technical Assistance and Resources

The System Office now has a Career & College Readiness Initiatives (CCRI) Department! In collaboration with CDE and CDHE partners, the department consists of the following: • Tracy Thompson, ICAP Implementation Specialist tracy.thompson@cccs.edu • Kendra Rodriguez, CO-PALS Project Manager Kendra.rodriguez@cccs.edu … Continue reading

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