The Journey to Economic & Social Mobility Event

The network will be hosting its first in-person event since the start of the pandemic (with all of the COVID-19 safety measures put in place, of course!) Join us for an interactive activity to explore your own journey and learn about the experiences of other community members along the pathway to attaining a postsecondary credential. The activity […]

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Interactive Post-Secondary Data Dashboard Live Online!

To move the needle in post-secondary enrollment and completion, we start and end with data, making sure the data is commonly collected, easily understood, and actionable. To help with this mission, we’ve created data dashboards for each of our CANs to provide a more interactive, collective picture of what our efforts look like in Adams County. […]

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ACYI Working to Align with State Master Plan for Advancing Education and Talent Development

The Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) presented its master plan, Colorado Rises: Advancing Education and Talent Development, as an urgent call to action. Essentially saying that if the state of Colorado is to prepare its students for changing workforce demands and maintain its high quality of life and vibrant economy, it must invest more […]

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First Target Set for Adams County Youth Postsecondary Enrollment & Completion

Our Community Leaders Council (CLC) met recently to review postsecondary enrollment and completion data for Adams County Youth as it relates to Certifications, Associate’s Degrees, Bachelor’s Degrees, and Master’s Degrees. Understanding that current data are limited to that which is available to us through the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) from the Student Unit Record Data System (SURDS) and the National Student Clearinghouse […]

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‘Adams County Works’ Team Refining Process to Help Close the Attainment Gap

Students in Adams County are enrolling in postsecondary opportunities at a rate less than their peers across the state. Particularly, students of color who are enrolling behind their white peers. “For many students of color a major barrier is their lack of connectedness with university and colleges,” said Dr. Will Mellion of Metro State University’s […]

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