|Adult Basic Education - Education and Employment Center||Formerly Education and Life Training Center
Adult continuing education focusing on employment skills training, including coursework in four main tracks:
-Computer technology and Skills
-Medical Office Training
-Language and Literacy
-Life Skills Coursework
Additionally, ELTC supports technology-based job-seeking efforts by providing refurbished computers to students at economical prices.
The Agency accepts donations of computers meeting minimum required specifications to help fulfill this initiative.
Workshops are offered off-site at the Loveland Library and The Community Life Center at the Matthews House in Fort Collins.||Larimer County||Education and Employment Center||Education and Employment Center|
|Adult Education - Centro San Juan Diego||Provides the following adult education classes in Spanish:
- Adult Literacy
- English as a Second Language
- Basic and Intermediate Computer classes
- GED Preparation
- US Citizenship (also available in English)
- Bachillerato (Mexican High School)
- Financial Education
- Tax Preparer Certification||Denver County||Centro San Juan Diego||Centro San Juan Diego|
|Adult Education Classes - Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning||Provides classes focused on community English Language Acquisition (ELA), workplace ELA, Adult Basic and Secondary Education, GED preparation, citizenship, and customized workplace classes for the hospitality industry. Spring Institute offers classes at different levels to fit each client's proficiency level. Curriculum and class times vary depending on location, and there are nine locations throughout Metro Denver.||Denver County||Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning||Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning|
|Career Training (Headquarters) - Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)||Career training programs include industry-recognized certifications and are intended to help people gain employment above $11 per hour in the following fields:
- Customer Service
- Bilingual Bank Teller
- Healthcare Professions||Denver County||Headquarters - Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)||Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)|
|CNA Training - Discover Goodwill||Goodwill is in partnership with ELPC DHS and contracted for several programs. CNA training for those receiving TANF maybe an option. An assessment is conducted to determine if this training is suitable for interested TANF clients.||El Paso County||Income Support & Employment - Discover Goodwill||Discover Goodwill |
|College Internships - INROADS Rocky Mountain Region||Offers paid internships for diverse undergraduate college students. Internships include up to two years of academic, professional, and personal coaching, combined with summer employment at local corporations. Training is provided in management, communication, business etiquette, community involvement, and more.||Arapahoe County||INROADS Rocky Mountain Region||INROADS Rocky Mountain Region|
|Cooperative Education - Pikes Peak BOCES||Our mission is to listen, lead, and help school districts serve students. From special education to teacher training to helping schools connect with their communities, we work hard to make public schools successful.||El Paso County||Education - Pikes Peak BOCES||Pikes Peak Board of Cooperative Educational Services|
|Culinary Job Training Program - Work Options for Women||Operates two programs: the Culinary Skills Training Plus Support Services program for new students, and the Advanced Culinary and Supervisory Skills Training Program for graduates. Students also take Job Readiness and Life Skills classes. Job Readiness classes include budgeting, resume building and cover-letter writing, while Life Skills classes review values for understanding how to be a responsible employee and citizen.
||Denver County||Work Options for Women||Work Options for Women|
|Educational Services - Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services is an educational cooperative, authorized under Colorado statutes, which provides shared services and programs that can be operated more efficiently or more economically by a regional cooperative approach.
Among the services BOCES provides are:
- Assistive Technology
- SWAP Program (School to Work Alliance Program)
- Developmental Screening
- Preschool programs
- Child Find
- Online Media Educational Library
- Alternative Teacher Licensure Program
- Administers Federal, State and Privately funded Grants.
- Assists Migrant Education program with different activities and services.||Routt County||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)|
|Fire Protection District - Craig Rural Fire Protection District||Provides education, enforcement, and emergency services for fire prevention, inspections, and investigations. Works with American Red Cross to help victims of fire damage. They are also the Hazmat Team of Northwest Colorado. Offers an academy for training and recruitment of firefighters.
Tours available by appointment.||Moffat County||Craig Rural Fire Protection District||Craig Rural Fire Protection District|
|Health Care training - Pima Medical Institute||Since 1969, Pima has been developing our community through learning. The College offers convenient, affordable educational opportunities in the Health care sector.||El Paso County||Education - Pima Medical Institute||Pima Medical Institute|
|Health Ministry - Rocky Mountain Parish Health Ministry||Non-denominational regional education and support network for health ministries.
Offers regional education four times per year in Northern Colorado, region-wide yearly education conference, annual Faith Community Nurse Training (this is a recognized specialty) and scholarships for those who cannot afford training program.||Larimer County||Rocky Mountain Parish Health Ministry||Rocky Mountain Parish Health Ministry|
|Internship/Work Study Programs||Students from Mesa State College, as well as other colleges, universities, and local high schools, may fulfill their internship requirements through the Mesa County Department of Human Services. Placements are available in the Child Welfare, Adult Services, Self-Sufficiency and Business divisions. Individuals wanting to gain clerical experience can apply to work within our clerical program in positions located throughout the Mesa County Department of Human Services. Experience can be gained in the areas of data entry, word processing, , filing, mailings, telephone skills, organization, and reliability.
||Mesa County||Mesa County Department of Human Services||Mesa County Department of Human Services|
|Job Readiness (Leetsdale Dr) - African Community Center||Provides a variety of job readiness programs for refugee visa holders, including:
- Commercial Food Safety and Service Training (CFaSST), which provides a mentorship program with DU hospitality students and on the job skills training
- Supplemental Employment Services (SES), which holds a job readiness class four days a week, one-on-one appointments and job placement support
- We Made This (WMT), which provides 12 weeks of sewing skills training and job readiness information||Denver County||Leetsdale Dr - African Community Center||African Community Center|
|Rural Workforce Support (Sterling) - Workforce Center - Eastern Region||Provides a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers alike, including:
||Logan County||Rural Workforce Center - Eastern Region||Rural Workforce Center - Eastern Region|
|Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) - National SCORE Assoc||SCORE volunteers offer a broad range of business skills and practical experience to business people; retired and semi-retired counselors are available by appointment.
Email counseling available from national website (www.score.org).||El Paso County||Colorado Springs - SCORE||SCORE|
|Youth Program - YouthEntity||YouthEntity provides in-school and after school programs to help prepare youth for future success
School programs may include:
- Personal financial literacy
- General employment skills and career development
- Education on job internship
- Business entrepreneurship
- Architectural design
- Culinary arts
***Contact your local school counselor or teacher to find out if these programs are offered
Reimbursement for bus passes are available for students if they need to take public transportation.||Garfield County||YouthEntity||YouthEntity|