News & Media Archive

2019 News & Media


New Tool for Young Career Seekers | Grand Junction Sentinel

Website Helps Youth Export Careers | The Business Times

Got Apprenticeship? | Grand Junction Sentinel

Is College Really the Only Pathway to Success? Here’s What Some States Are Doing to Help Young People | Deseret News

CareerWise Profiles Can Now Be Made | Trail Gazette (Estes Park)


Student Spotlight | Grand Junction Sentinel

Students Attend Apprenticeship Fair | Trail Gazette

JCRC to Honor Ginsburg with Community Leadership Award | Boulder Jewish News

Collaboration Benefits Students, Employers | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel


Hickenlooper Explains Why He Decided to Run for President | KCNC, CBS4 (3:10 mark)

Intertech Plastics Honored for Industry, Public Service | Plastics News

Why the college degree is a signal — and why that should worry you | Chronicle of Higher Education

Hickenlooper: What I’d Do for American Workers |


Work-based Learning Segment | WLUC

Stanley Hotel Hosts Final Apprenticeship Recruitment Session | Estes Park Trail Gazette

JP Morgan Chase Corporate Responsibility Report | JP Morgan Chase

One step ahead: Apprenticeships set these 3 Colorado young professionals on the path to success | Denver Business Journal

Students Get One Last Chance at Landing an Apprenticeship | Estes Park Trail Gazette


Romer: An Apprenticeship, Voc Ed, are Valid Pathways to Success | Vail Daily

Apprenticeship – An Unexpected Choice Becomes the Path to Success | Homeroom (USDoE Blog)

To Get More Young People into Good Jobs, a New Focus on Apprenticeship | Inside Philanthropy


20 Tips for Real-Life Learning | Forbes

Apprenticeships Develop Careers and Workforce | The Business Times

Longmont EDP, CareerWise Team for Youth Apprenticeship Program | Longmont Times-Call

Longmont EDP, CareerWise Colorado Partner on Youth Apprenticeship Program | BizWest

Hickenlooper’s Big Idea for Skills Training | NBC Nightly News

How to Hire an Apprentice the Right Way | Pairin

How Denver Public Schools is Rethinking High School |Real Clear Education


Advanced placement at work: a 21st Century apprenticeship model for the US | HBS Managing the Future of Work (podcast)

How Apprenticeships Could Help Close The Skills Gap In Colorado | Colorado Public Radio

Hickenlooper Outlines Plan to Expand Broadband, Strengthen Rural Communities | The Hill

The Imperatives and Casualties of College Readiness | The Line, Issue No. 5


Dot Org: CareerWise Colorado | KGNU

Apprentice Finds Her Calling | Grand Junction Sentinel,


Job Fair to Offer Connections Between Employers and Potential Employees | The Business Times

Future of Work Announcement from Gov. Polis at Emily Griffith | CBS4 Facebook Live feed

These Denver Execs Agree a Recession is Coming, but Remain Focused on Workforce | Denver Business Journal

Youth Apprenticeships: A Solution to the Labor Shortage? | SHRM

Trump Admin. Proposes More Flexible Apprenticeship Rules | School Reform News (Heartland)

Filling the Pipeline: Workforce Development Continues | The Business Times

It’s Actually No Secret: Workforce Help Available  | The Business Times


Community Gets an Up-Close Look at TSD’s New Career and Technical Education Center | Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

Unqork Pulls in $80M Series B | Pitchbook

Chamber Partnership With CareerWise Continues to Focus on Future Workforce | Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce October Newsletter

Program Designed to ‘Launch’ Students Into Workforce | Times Daily (Ala.)

Colorado Students, Companies Say Apprenticeship is a Win-Win | KMGH (Denver ABC affiliate)

Companies Investing in New Talent with Apprenticeships | Good Morning America


A CareerWise Apprenticeship Path to the Future | Heartland (article and podcast)

SVVSD Starts New Advanced Manufacturing Academy | Longmont Times-Call

Preparacion Gratuita | Univision (KCEC)

Jovenes Hispanos Reciben Educacion Gratuita Oportunadedes Laborales | Univision (KCEC)

Bennet Announces New Legislation to Expand Opportunities for Student Apprenticeship Programs | I-70 Scout and Eastern Colorado News

Youth Apprenticeship Options Economic Vitality News (Boulder Chamber Newsletter)


Crow Holds Field Hearing on Innovation in Education, Employment Colorado Politics

How a Father’s Experience Fueled His Daughter’s Dreams | JP Morgan Chase

Youth Spotlight: Flor Vasquez’s Walk to Water  | Vail Daily

UCHealth Pledges $250,000 to Help Create Health Care Careers Center in Fort Collins | Estes Park Trail Gazette

2018 News & Media


Modern Apprenticeship Offers Path to Career–and College | Hechinger Report

Apprenticeship Offers Benefits to Both Students and Businesses | Education Dive

Are We Better Off Than We Were 20 Years Ago? | Vail Daily

Ahead of Final State of the State Address, Hickenlooper Reflects on Private-Public Partnerships | Denver Business Journal

Governor Hickenlooper Delivers Final State of the State Address | KOAA News 5

Full Text of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Final State of the State Address | Denver Post

Apprenticeships Are Now Open for Second Round of CareerWise High School Students | Chalkbeat

Hickenlooper’s Final State of the State | La Voz

Edwards Meeting Provides Information on CareerWise Apprenticeship Program | Vail Daily

Apprenticeship Advocates See ‘Stars ‘Aligning’ | Plastics News

Interest Building for Vail Valley Version of Colorado’s CareerWise Apprenticeship Program | Vail Daily


First Cohort of CareerWise Students Celebrate Success | Cherry Creek District News

Could Swiss-Style Apprenticeships Fill In the US Skills Gap? | HR Magazine

Application Period Extended for Would-Be Apprentices | Grand Junction Sentinel

A Real Opportunity | Grand Junction Sentinel

Applicants Sought for CareerWise Apprenticeships |Business Times

Gubernatorial Candidate Noel Ginsburg Wants to do Away with Colorado’s Educator Effectiveness Law | ChalkBeat

Sometimes Something That Sounds Too Good to Be True…is True | Vail Valley Partnership

From the President-Elect: Work-Based Learning Works | Colorado School Counselor


West Star Aviation Announces Hiring Push Amidst Expansion Efforts |

Colorado educator, author offers critique of ‘Swiss model’ career-focused approach | Denver Business Journal

Democrat Noel Ginsburg Withdraws from Colorado Governor’s Race | 9News

GJ Businesses Get Details on Training Qualified Workers | Grand Junction Sentinel

While Labor Pool Drains, Efforts Underway to Fill Applicant Pipeline | The Business Times

Windsor Junior Excels in Technology, Looks to Stars | KCNC (Denver CBS Affiliate)


Student Spotlight | Grand Junction Sentinel

The Job Market is Changing. Workforce Development is Changing with It | Denver Post

US Looking at Middle-Skills Worker Shortage and Apprenticeships | Nikkei – Nihon Keizai Shinbun


Estes Park Becomes Newest Colorado Community to Offer CareerWise Modern Youth Apprenticeship | Estes Park News 

Vail Valley Interest Building in New CareerWise Apprenticeship Program | Vail Daily News

Is College Really Worth It Anymore? | KMGH

District Celebrates More Opportunities for Students |

Apprentices Make a Splash in New Program | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel


Workforce Issues Drive or Slow Economy | BizWest

Bloomberg Pledges $375 Million in College- and Workforce-Readiness Initiatives | Education Week

How Non-Traditional Pathways Can Lead Workers to Good Jobs | PBS News Hour


Lake & Gross: From Switzerland by Way of Colorado, a New Approach to Apprenticeships That Rethinks the Path From High School to College to Career | The 74


Colorado Wants To Enroll 1 In 10 Of All Students In Apprenticeships By 2027 | Colorado Public Radio

Colorado’s New Youth-Apprenticeship Program | The Atlantic

The 44 Percent | Grand Junction Sentinel

Business Briefs | Loveland Reporter-Herald


CareerWise’s Modern Youth Apprenticeship Model | MDRC Podcast

Radio Interview with Noel Ginsburg | NoCopy Radio

Last Word: Business, Education Must Collaborate to Build Colorado’s Workforce | Business Altitude

Vote ‘Yes’ on 7D… | Vail Daily


Crystal Garay is a Youth Tech Leader of the Year Finalist | Denver Business Journal


Struggling Student Discovers Path Through Colorado Apprenticeship Program | Homeroom (US Dept. of Ed)

2017 News & Media


Girls + Coding = Awesome | YouTube

CareerWise Colorado and UnitedHealthcare to Launch Apprenticeship Program in Mesa County | Yahoo Finance

CareerWise Colorado Comes to District 51 | WesternSlopeNow.comm

Colorado education leaders sign petition asking Washington officials to protect undocumented youth | Chalkbeat Colorado

Insurer joins apprenticeship program | The Business Times

Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required | The New York Times


Girls & STEM Celebrated at Colorado Capitol | CBS 4 Denver

Student Spotlight, Feb. 13, 2017 |The Daily Sentinel, Grand Junction, CO.

D-51 first district in Colorado to offer paid apprenticeship program | KJCT 8 Grand Junction

Skills and bills: What state governors have to say about vocational education | AEI Ideas


Club 20 speakers to address a variety of issues | Business Times of Western Colorado

CareerWise Begins this Summer in District51 | Grand Junction Sentinel


Youth employment: Are Colorado grads entering into a better workforce world? | Denver Business Journal

CareerWise Colorado Hold First Ever Signing Day | KKCO

High-School Students Become Apprentices for Future Careers |

CareerWise Colorado Holds First-Ever Signing Day | KJCT

Governor Hails Efforts to Promote Economy | Business Times of Western Colorado


Why Colleges Need to Embrace the Apprenticeship | Chronicle of Higher Education

Colorado Takes a Big Step Towards Career-Focused Swiss Education Model | Denver Business Journal,

Denver takes big step toward career-focused Swiss education model |

Vail Daily guest column: Family retention is the key to economic growth | Vail Daily News

CoorsTek Joins in Apprenticeship Program | Business Times of the Western Slope

Hernandez: Career and Technical Education is Important for All Students—Not Just the Ones Who Bypass College | The 74 Million


You Saw It | Daily Sentinel

How Dual-Track Education Could Help Students gear up for the Digital Economy | Wall Street Journal

Labor shortage on tap for CREW panel discussion | Colorado Real Estate Journal

Revving Economic Engines at Community Colleges | Philanthropy Magazine


Hickenlooper, on national TV, calls for bipartisanship on job training for high school graduates | ChalkBeat

Facing Our Workforce Challenges Head-On | Vail Daily

CareerWise Colorado to Launch Apprenticeship Program in Eagle County | Vail Daily

Student Spotlight | Grand Junction Sentinel

Making Sense of the Swiss Model | Denver Business Journal

More on the Cover Story: A Look at Colorado Businesses Championing the Swiss Model of Education | Denver Business Journal

Preparing Students for Higher Education Through Apprenticeship | Denver Business Journal

Colorado Apprenticeship Program Turns the Factory Floor into a Classroom | PBS NewsHour

Twitter Chat: Are Apprenticeships More Lucrative Than a College Degree? | PBS NewsHour


New School | 5280

Building the Workforce of Tomorrow | Grand Junction Sentinel

Building the Workforce of Tomorrow | Pueblo Chieftan

Getting Careers in Gear | Grand Junction Sentinel

CareerWise Colorado Make a Promising Start | The Sentinel

Student Spotlight | Grand Junction Sentinel

New Apprenticeship Program Prepares Students for College or Career | KMGH 

Colorado Launches Apprenticeship Program Based on Swiss Model | Mother Nature News

Student Spotlight | Grand Junction Sentinel

CareerWise Apprenticeship Gives Students Real World Experience | KJCT

SAS Unveils Advanced Aerospace Manufacturing Facility in Colorado |

California’s Labor Shortage Can Be Fixed | Pacific Coast Business Times

Can Apprenticeships Pave the Way to a Better Economic Future? |Education Week

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon on Why He’s So Outspoken, and the Issue He’s Passionate About | Denver Business Journal


Board of Ed Talks Childcare, Workplace Learning | Trail Gazette


WestStar Aviation Announces Apprenticeship Program  AviationPros

Eagle County CareerWise Program Aims to ‘Home-Grow” Local Workers, Leaders | Vail Valley Daily

CareerX Program Paves Way to Bright Future for Eagle County Youth | Vail Valley Daily

Denver Scholarship Foundation Appoints CEO, Finds New Focus Denver Business Journal

It’s Time for More Public-Private Cooperation in Education | Greeley Tribune


Newest ‘Talent Pipeline’ report highlights progress in Colorado’s business-education partnerships | Denver Business Journal