About Colorado: Central Mountain Region
The Central Mountain region is known for its scenic vistas and outdoor attractions. Popular ski destinations like Aspen, Breckenridge and Vail are world-famous. In addition to skiing, the Arkansas River is the most popular rafting river in the United States, providing great whitewater rafting in Colorado. The Central Mountain region is unique because it contains the highest incorporated city in North America and the highest continuous paved road in the country, which starts in the Central Mountain region and traverses Rocky Mountain National Park.
Workforce Training and Educational Resources
The organizations and resources listed below could help you return to the job market or gain new skills to make you more qualified for jobs in the 21st century economy.
Register with the Colorado Workforce Center closest to you. In the Central Mountain region, you will find Workforce Centers in the following communities:
Workforce Centers can direct you to employment and job training opportunities in the area.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment also offers a broad array of services and resources for job seekers.
For opportunities to improve your education, Colorado Mountain College has several locations in the Central Mountain region.
Community Campuses - Community campus classes are scheduled for the convenience of the local residents. Degree and certificate programs are offered, but not residential facilities or traditional campus-life opportunities.
Residential Campuses - Residential campuses provide residence halls, cafeterias, student recreation facilities and libraries. More full-time students create opportunities for campus-life activities.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013Automatic Budget Cuts Result in Furloughs for More Than 10,000 Defense Department Workers in Colorado
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Udall, Bennet, Polis Introduce Growth to Excellence Act to Ensure Students are College- and Career-Ready the Day They Graduate High SchoolTuesday, May 14, 2013Legislation Would Replace Static, Outdated No Child Left Behind Standards with More Useful, Dynamic Data for Parents, Teachers, Students
Monday, May 13, 2013Call Builds Upon Udall's Ongoing Work to Protect U.S. Taxpayers
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Today, as we gather in our communities to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, let's not forget the historical significance of May 5, 1862, when Mexican forces courageously stood their ground against France's attempts to establish its rule in the Americas during the Battle of Puebla.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
When I came out in support of marriage equality in August 2011, I joined a small core of 18 senators who publicly stood for progress on that issue. Like many Americans, there was a point when I struggled with accepting the idea of marriage for gay and lesbian couples; I thought perhaps civil unions would be a workable compromise. But over my years in Congress, I have met more and more Coloradans who understand what this issue really boils down to: It is about love and commitment, about basic dignity and about being able to protect your families.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013