Talent Pipeline Douglas County

Talent Pipeline Douglas County is a multi-industry collaborative, aimed at cultivating a seamless bridge between education and career opportunities within Douglas County’s key economic sectors.

This program is designed to support both students embarking on their career paths and job seekers aiming for career advancement or change.

Talent Pipeline Douglas County

Direct Link to In-Demand Careers

  • Facilitate connections with high-growth industries and careers in Douglas County.
  • Participants can find opportunities that meet the local economy’s needs.

 Internships and Apprenticeships

  • Get hands-on learning experiences by partnering with local businesses.
  • Gain real-world knowledge and skills that are directly applicable to your chosen field.

Skills and Career Readiness Training

  • Join targeted workshops and training sessions aimed at equipping participants with the necessary skills for workplace success, including both technical and soft skills.

Network with Local Industry Leaders

  • Engage with a network of business and industry partners in Douglas County to expand your professional network.

    Talent Pipleline Douglas County Programs

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    Tours for Teachers: Current & Future Workforce Needs

    This program supports workforce readiness, builds talent pipelines, and bridges the gap between educators and businesses within Castle Rock and Douglas County.

    Experience in-depth discussions and a “behind the scenes” tours of local businesses and industries in Douglas County, allowing educators to collaborate with business leaders to prepare students to enter the workforce.

    Bonus: Receive 10 hours of Continuing Education Credit per tour!

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    Join the Healthcare Collaborative Task Force

    Get involved in a business-led initiative focused on enhancing the healthcare workforce through strategic partnerships between providers and educators.

    • Share best practices and policy solutions to address skill gaps
    • Support healthcare workforce improvements in Castle Rock and Douglas County
    • Speed up healthcare education
    • Increase awareness of non-credential healthcare roles

    Participate in Registered Apprenticeships

    There are many benefits to participating in a registered apprentice program:

    • Earn while you learn
    • Obtain possible industry certifications
    • Participate in occupation-specific training
    • Receive portable credentials from the U.S. Department of Labor
    • Take advantage of potential advancement within the company
    • Receive a set wage progression

    Sturm Collaboration Campus

    The Sturm Collaboration Campus is a pioneering venture that brings together ACC’s partnerships with Douglas County School District, Colorado State University, and the Douglas County business community to provide a seamless pathway to get a degree or workforce training.

    Talk to one of the Castle Rock Academic Advisors today!

    Workforce Readiness

    The Castle Rock Chamber works to connect businesses and educators for an ongoing and collaborative conversation regarding the workforce needs of our businesses and the opportunities to support educators, students, and families for a strong talent pipeline.

    Educators wishing to learn more and get involved, please contact Stacy@castlerock.org or call 303-688-4597.

    Thank You Sponsors!

    Aloha Fund
    Douglas County Libraries
    Brookside inn skilled nursing and rehab
    Impact Energy
    Advent Health
    Sky Ridge Medical Center
    Plumbline Services

    Our Partnerships

    Town of Castle Rock Colorado
    douglas county school district
    Arapahoe Community College