CCCS to Expand Health Care Apprenticeships

$12 million grant to result in new programs and opportunities Colorado’s health care and wellness industry continues to boom, offering more employment opportunities each year. From...
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Otero Junior College Tackles Rural Teacher Shortage with CU Denver

In rural areas of Colorado, like Otero County, finding qualified teachers has been a struggle over the last several years. A 2017 report by the Colorado...
Otero Junior College and CU Denver Campuses

Open Educational Resources Initiative Gains Momentum in Colorado

There was a rallying cry at Colorado Department of Higher Education’s Colorado OER Conference on Friday, May 31, 2019, that every college in the state heard....
Governor Jared Polis at OER Conference

Colorado Community College System Remains Dedicated to Affordability

Tuition and scholarship dollars announced following 2019 Legislative Session The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) will continue its efforts to keep higher education affordable after the...
Colorado Capitol building dome

CCCS Appointments New State Board Members

CCCS is proud to announce three new members have joined the state board and a current member has been reappointed. All four individuals are outstanding leaders...
SBCCOE

CCCS Excellence Awards Honors Staff Statewide

On Wednesday, April 10, CCCS honored 56 community college professionals during its inaugural Commitment to Excellence Awards Ceremony. This year’s event took place at the historic...
CCCS Commitment to Excellence Awards

CCCS Rising Star Event Celebrates Top Students From Across Colorado

The CCCS annual Rising Star ceremony celebrated 27 students, one college employee, and one college president from the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) at the Auraria...
2019 SSAC Rising Stars

Colorado Community College System Awarded $163,000 in Open Educational Resources Grant Funding

Funding to support the CCCS mission of providing an accessible and responsive learning environment for all The Colorado Commission on Higher Education recently approved $550,000 in...
Colleges that received OER Grant

German Company Partners with Community College of Denver to Train Colorado’s Manufacturing Workforce

CCD’s state-of-the-art facility offers in-demand training for high-tech manufacturing jobs Community College of Denver (CCD) takes pride in its rich history of being a point of...
CCD Heidenhain students

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

Each February, we celebrate CTE Month to raise awareness of how this pathway for education preparesstudents for future success. When students take Career and Technical Education...
CTE

Report: CCCS Students Have Competitive Advantage In College Economy

Georgetown study highlights growth in good paying jobs for middle-skills workers Rapid innovation in technology is often the catalyst to shifts in American job trends. Most recently, the...
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Delta Dental Endowment Strengthens CCCS Oral Health Programs

$1.5 million gift supports faculty excellence and scholarships for students committed to public health   The Colorado Community College System is pleased to announce the first...
Dental prosthesis, dentures, prosthetics work.

SP 3-10a – Employment Background Checks

COLORADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM SYSTEM PRESIDENT’S PROCEDURE EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECKS SP 3-10a APPROVED: February 8, 2006 EFFECTIVE: February 8, 2006 REVISED: May 23, 2007 REVISED: March...