Talent Pipeline Douglas County2019-06-20T10:12:55-06:00

MISSION STATEMENT:
Talent Pipeline Douglas County (TPDC) is a multi-industry collaborative that engages with community members and local industry to facilitate partnerships and deliver solutions to help create and sustain a thriving work based learning community.

TPDC Strives to:

  • Foster a talent ecosystem
  • Serve as a catalyst and caretaker for strategic recruitment / management
  • Align partnerships to close skills gap
  • Design and implement performance measures to monitor talent health
  • Drive change

AN INNOVATIVE NEW MODEL

The campus creates a one of a kind model that will align applied learning and workforce training with educational offerings in areas such as Cyber Security, Secure Software Development, Business, Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Health Care. The unique model will pair educational and industry partners to provide students the opportunity to learn in a tech-forward environment with a flexible pathway-based schedule designed to make it easier to work while they attend college.

Work-based learning is a continuum of activities that occur, in part or in whole, in the workplace, providing the learner with hands-on, real world experience.

The ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus will offer the following degrees and certificates:

Health Pathway

  • A.A. General with Health & Exercise Science (Health Promotion) Concentration Transfer
  • A.S. General with Health & Exercise Science (Sports Medicine) Concentration Transfer
  • A.A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Pre-nursing prerequisites
  • Certificate in Nurse Aide

Technology Pathway

  • A.A.S. Secure Software Development with Transfer Option (ACC-CSU Pueblo)
  • A.A.S. Cybersecurity with Transfer Option (ACC-CSU Pueblo)
  • A.S. General with Computer Science Concentration Transfer
  • Industry Certification Prep Courses

Business Pathway

  • A.A. Business Transfer (ask about CSU’s B.S. in Business Administration with Accounting Concentration offered at the Sturm Collaboration Campus)
  • Accounting Clerk Certificate

General Pathway

  • A.S. General Transfer
  • A.A. General Transfer

There are many benefits to becoming a registered apprentice including:

  • 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

Ready to get started? Talk to one of our Castle Rock Academic Advisors today!
Call or email us at 303.660.3160 or castle.rock@arapahoe.edu to schedule an appointment at our current Castle Rock location at 4700 Castleton Way, Suite 100, in Castle Rock.

High school and college age students have a great opportunity to explore career paths at this year’s Talent Pipeline DC Expo event. This event allows students to participate in 30 minute breakout sessions focused on personal money management, professional communications/your social media presence, mock interviews, resume writing and career planning.

Castle Rock Collaboration Campus groundbreaking approach to higher education

The campus will bring together education, business and the community to create a unique resource for delivering seamless education and workforce training to Castle Rock. CSU and DCSD will articulate with ACC to create a smooth pathway from high school diploma to associate degree to bachelor’s degree.

The two-phase project will consist of two buildings with an estimated opening of phase one in the fall of 2019. Joint engagement from ACC, CSU and DCSD with Castle Rock businesses and focus groups determined that the initial educational offerings will be in the areas of Business & Entrepreneurship, Health Care, Information Technology/Programming, General Education and Workforce Training.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For additional information about the ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus at Castle Rock, please contact ACC Dean of Business, Technology and Workforce Partnerships Eric Dunker, Ph.D., at eric.dunker@arapahoe.edu / 303-797-5859. To view ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus renderings, click here.

Castle Rock Chamber is one of the key components in this collaborative effort that engages with community members and local industry to facilitate partnerships and deliver solutions to help create and sustain a thriving work based learning community.  Arapahoe Community College, Colorado State University, Douglas County School District,  as well as members from the local business community are represented in this collaboration.

Employers, learn more about Talent Pipeline Douglas County and how we can help grow your business by contacting Pam Ridler, CEO/President of the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce.  303-688-4597 or email Pam.

Talent Pipeline Overview

Castle Rock Water Apprenticeship
Medical Assistant Apprenticeship
Certified Public Accountant Apprenticeship

Paid Apprenticeships/Internships

Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program July-December 2019

Are you interested in becoming a Medical Assistant and joining Centura Health’s connected community of caregivers?

Centura Health has partnered with Arapahoe Community College to create a unique training program for individuals interested in a career as a Medical Assistant! We would love to have you join our Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program that offers hands on Medical Assistant experience along with a Medical Assistant training program that prepares you to take your MA certification exam. Centura Health offers various MA programs during the year and in different locations, so please sign up in order to receive notifications of upcoming programs so you can apply and live your mission!

Program Details:

  • 6 month program
  • Next Program start: July 2019

Register to attend an Informational/Interview Session today.

Castle Rock Water and Arapahoe Community College have partnered to create a registered apprenticeship program in Water Operations. You can work up to 30 hours a week for Castle Rock Water in a paid apprenticeship program while attending Arapahoe Community College’s new Sturm Collaboration Campus. Castle Rock Water will also sponsor up to 50% of tuition! We have two info sessions coming up to find out more. You need to attend an info session to be eligible to apply. Please see the attached flyer or click below to reserve your spot in an info session. Castle Rock Water and ACC staff will be on site to provide more information about the program and will provide a brief site tour of the facility.

May 6th, 6pm-8pm, Castle Rock Water, 1929 Liggett Rd., Castle Rock, 80109

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-operator-apprenticeship-program-informational-session-may-6th-tickets-60607969067?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

May 10th, 11:30am-130pm, Castle Rock Water, 1929 Liggett Rd., Castle Rock, 80109

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-operator-apprenticeship-program-informational-session-may-10th-tickets-60637590666?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Technology Pathway

  • A.A.S. Secure Software Development with Transfer Option (ACC-CSU Pueblo)
  • A.A.S. Cybersecurity with Transfer Option (ACC-CSU Pueblo)
  • A.S. General with Computer Science Concentration Transfer
  • Industry Certification Prep Courses

Coming Soon!

There are many benefits to becoming a registered apprentice including:

  • 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

Contact Pam Ridler to get involved and to be connected to the key players you will need to build a successful apprenticeship program.

Testimonials

“Centura Health is invested in the career development of our associates and promoting a culture of life-long learning.  The pre-apprenticeship program in partnership with Arapahoe Community College and Douglas County School District is an important strategy in educating the youth on a variety of healthcare careers and a gateway to begin their careers in healthcare. Work based learning programs are essential in our talent mobility strategy in ensuring our associates have access to the programs necessary to further their careers.”

Abbey Clothier
Centura Health
Workforce Planning Consultant

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“A vibrant workforce is essential to the current and long-term success of our business.  Further, on-going career training is important to the health of the communities that we serve.  Working with Arapahoe Community College and Colorado State University through Talent Pipeline Douglas County is an important strategy in our efforts to foster this vibrant workforce and ensure that we have one of the key ingredients (our teammates) necessary to continue to succeed in the future.”

Steven G. Peterson
Owner & President
Christian Brothers Automotive – Castle Rock

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Workforce Readiness
The Castle Rock Chamber works to connect business 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 Pam@castlerock.org or call 303-688-4597.