From Bright Spots to a System: Measuring Education-Employment Linkage in Colorado Career and Technical Education [report]

Ursula Renold, Katherine Marie Gahr, Thomas Bolli, Jutta Bürgi
This work is made possible through a grant from CareerWise Colorado. CareerWise coordinates apprenticeships among businesses, students, and educators that create opportunities for long-term impact. Today, the burden of educating the newest members of Colorado's workforce falls directly on our schools, and that is something that needs to change -it must be a joint effort. CareerWise apprenticeships will break down financial barriers, create a highly skilled workforce that meets the complex
more » ... s of Colorado companies, and provide multiple options for students upon their successful completion of the program. A robust, business-led apprenticeship program will put Colorado schools, and businesses, and students on a path towards succes. Visit to learn more. Colorado Workforce Development Council and the Colorado Department of Education were especially helpful. Without these supporting organizations, key partners, and lead experts we would have been unable to identify, contact, and hear back from the individuals whose responses make up the foundation of this study.
doi:10.3929/ethz-a-010795260 fatcat:hohzmbcznvgtfdrcj2ibtbgzgu