CCHE releases statewide plan to increase postsecondary attainment

Colorado Rises: Advancing Education and Talent Development sets statewide goal of 66 percent postsecondary attainment by 2025. Read the press release and explore Colorado Rises online.

DHE releases statement on DACA

The Colorado Department of Higher Education strongly supports continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has enabled many young Coloradans to pursue their education dreams. Read the full statement and find resources.

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.

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: 12-3 p.m., Sept. 12, 2017
Location: Metropolitan State University
900 Auraria Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204


Teacher Shortage Action Plan Town Halls
Time: 5-6:30 p.m., Sept. 6, 2017
Location: Monte Vista High School
295 East Prospect Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144

What's new?

Colorado Rises: CCHE has released an updated statewide plan to increase postsecondary attainment, reaffirming the 2012 statewide goal of 66 percent attainment by 2025. Read Colorado Rises.

Open Educational Resources: To address the high cost of college textbooks, DHE has established the OER Council to evaluate the use of academic materials by Colorado’s public institutions of higher education. Take our survey on OER.

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.

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