About Colorado: Four Corners Region
The Four Corners region gets its name from the point at which southwestern Colorado meets the corners of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. The Four Corners region has much to offer. Popular attractions in the area include: Mesa Verde National Park, Chimney Rock National Monument, the Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge Train and Durango Mountain Ski Resort. The mountains surrounding Durango make it a popular location for outdoor enthusiasts, featuring mountain biking, hiking, fishing and camping.
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 nearest you. Here are the Workforce Centers in Southwest Colorado:
If you need any additional job training or if you are a veteran, Workforce Center staff will connect you the La Plata County Veterans Service Office, 1970 E. Third Ave, 970-759-0117.
For opportunities to improve your education, the Four Corners region is home to Fort Lewis College and Southwest Community College. They offer two- and four-year degree programs in technical and academic fields that can make you more competitive in today's economy. Each of these campuses offers night classes and flexible schedules, as well as staff to help determine if you might be eligible for financial aid.
Still need help? Feel free to contact my Four Corners regional office: 970-247-1047
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