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School to Work

Information and resources for educators, parents, and young adults preparing for employment.


Get a Job Toolkit

There are individual lessons in the Toolkit to give youth an opportunity to learn job readiness skills through instructor guidance and hands on activities (Job Search, Cover Letters, Job Skills, Applications, Resume Writing and Interviewing).


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation is a State and Federally funded program designed to help eligible individuals with documented disabilities find suitable employment.  Vocational Rehabilitation is a voluntary program and serves persons who want to work.

DVR Brochure

Picture: Career (Word Career forms Stairs)


School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP)

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SWAP is a collaborative initiative between the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) and local school districts, and is supported by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE).  SWAP is designed to provide employment-related assistance to youth and young adults with disabilities, who are experiencing mild to moderate barriers to employment.  DVR’s SWAP partnerships serve an average of 2500 youth and young adults annually.

Technical Assistance - SWAP


Division of Department of Labor

  • Workforce Centers
    A free service to assist job seekers (job listings, career counseling, training, computer and internet access, etc.)
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
    WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.


Employment Resources and Websites




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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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