Educator shortage town hall series slated for summer

The Colorado Department of Higher Education and Colorado Department of Education are hosting a series of town hall meetings across the state to inform an educator shortage action plan. See the schedule and submit ideas through our online survey.

DHE celebrates Colorado's future educators

To kick off Teacher Appreciation Week, DHE hosted teacher candidates from Colorado's 22 educator preparation programs at the Capitol Monday, May 8. Read the recap.

Developmental education rates rise slightly for second straight year

The number of Colorado high school graduates placed into developmental education when entering college increased slightly in 2015-2016 over the previous year from 35.4 percent to 36.1 percent, according to this year’s report.

Colorado’s dual enrollment programs grow for seventh straight year

Statewide, 38,519 students participated in dual enrollment programs of any type in the 2015-2016 academic year. This represents more than 30 percent of all 11th- and 12th-graders in public high schools in Colorado. Read the press release.

About DHE

In tandem with the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, the department works to improve the quality of, ensure the affordability of and promote access to postsecondary education for the people of Colorado. Read our Master Plan.

Upcoming Events

CCHE Annual Retreat
Time: Aug. 8-9, 2017
Location: Colorado Mesa University
1100 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501


Teacher Shortage Action Plan Town Halls
Time: 3-4:30 p.m., Aug. 2, 2017
Location: Colorado Mountain College
901 US 24, Leadville, CO 80461

Time: 3-4:30 p.m., Aug. 7, 2017
Location: University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Centennial Hall Auditorium
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

What's new?

Educator Shortage Town Hall Series: DHE and the Colorado Department of Education need your thoughts and ideas as we draft an action plan to tackle the state's educator shortage. See the schedule and take our survey.

Developmental Education Report: During the 2015-2016 school year, 7,838 students were placed in developmental education—366 more students than last year. Read the report.

Concurrent Enrollment Report: Statewide, 38,519 students participated in dual enrollment programs of any type in the 2015-2016 academic year. Read the report.

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