New attainment numbers show growth among minority groups

Colorado's attainment rate increased from 55 percent in 2017 to 56.2 percent in 2018, measured by the number of adults ages 25-34 with a credential beyond a high school diploma. Read the press release.

Talent Pipeline Report tracks top jobs

The Colorado Workforce Development Council released its annual Colorado Talent Pipeline Report, which assesses issues related to the supply and demand of talent in Colorado. Read the report.

State plan outlines recommendations for recruiting, retaining educators

DHE, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Education, outlined recommendations for recruiting and retaining more teachers in a strategic plan and complementary report submitted to the Colorado state legislature. Read the press release.

Governor's budget proposal calls for 9.7 percent increase in higher ed funding

The executive budget provides for $86.9 million in increased public postsecondary funding, prioritizing affordability, need-based aid and credential completion in high-demand areas. Read the proposal.

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 Meeting
Time: 1 p.m. March 2, 2018
Location: CDHE
1560 Broadway, Suite 1940
Denver, CO 80202


College Invest Board Meeting
Time: 1-5 p.m. May 18, 2018
Location: CollegeInvest
1600 Broadway, Suite 2300
Denver, CO 80202

What's new?

New attainment numbers: Colorado's attainment rate increased from 55 percent in 2017 to 56.2 percent in 2018, measured by the number of adults ages 25-34 with a credential beyond a high school diploma. Read the press release.

Open Educational Resources: The OER Council’s report found increased adoption of freely available online teaching and learning materials could significantly benefit students through cost savings, improved learning and higher student retention. Read the report.

Educator Shortage Action Plan: CDHE outlined recommendations to help curb the state's educator shortage, which is nearing a crisis in some districts. Read the press release.

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