About Colorado: Northeast Region
Bordering Wyoming, Nebraska and Kansas, the Northeast is multi-faceted. The area spans the rapidly urbanizing Interstate 25 corridor, with its focus on technology and clean energy, to one of the most productive farming and ranching regions in the country. This section of the state contains not only the beauty of the mountains in Rocky Mountain National Park, but the stark openness of the Eastern Plains over which the pioneers traveled to find their fortunes. The history and toughness of these settlers are celebrated in the numerous festivals, fairs, museums and rodeos found throughout the region. Now dotted with wind turbines frequently surrounded by cattle, the region typifies the combination of industries that make Colorado successful and is home to two universities, three community colleges and Northeastern Junior College.
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. Here are the Workforce Centers in northeastern Colorado:
Workforce Centers can direct you to employment and job training opportunities in the area.
If you need any additional job training or if you are a veteran, Workforce Center staff will connect you with Rocky Mountain Service, Employment, & Redevelopment, or RMSER. RMSER staff will work with you to develop job training tailored to your unique skills and previous work experience. 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, the Northeast region hosts several well-established institutions. Colorado State University, University of Northern Colorado, Morgan Community College, Northeastern Junior College, Aims Community College and Front Range Community College offer four- and two-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 whether you are eligible for financial aid.
Still need help? Feel free to contact my Northeast regional office: 970-356-5586
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Friday, September 26, 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014'As We Mark 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act, We Should Be Encouraging Visitors to Share Photos of These Special Places -- Not Imposing Erroneous Red Tape'
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Coloradans have shown time and again that we are not defined by tragedies and disasters, but rather by how we stand united to face them and rebuild together as one community. From the first rainfall in September 2013 until the flood subsided, this unprecedented disaster tested our strength. Though this destruction shook us, it did not break us.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
From Colorado's earliest days, connecting with wilderness has been part of what defines us as Westerners. As a lifelong outdoorsman and leader of the Colorado Outward Bound School for 10 years, I can attest to the importance of Colorado's wilderness to our economy and our special way of life.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Colorado is home to awe-inspiring public lands and natural treasures. We can thank the Wilderness Act of 1964 for preserving special places like Maroon Bells, the Great Sand Dunes and large swaths of Rocky Mountain National Park. This forward-thinking legislation ensures generations of Coloradans can experience and enjoy these places — and many others across the country — in their natural states.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Our great state has been shaped and molded by the strong Colorado women who lead their communities, bolster our economy and provide for their families. One of the best parts of my job representing Colorado in Washington, D.C., is to promote policies that open up economic opportunities for everyone — and last week, I co-hosted the Colorado Women’s Forum on Economic Opportunity to bring all those ideas and idea-makers together.