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Individual Career and Academic Plans (ICAP)

Thank you to College In Colorado for their generous support of this work group


Work Group Implementation Toolkit


Work Group Objectives

  • Identify opportunities, challenges, and best/promising practices.
  • Develop implementation recommendations.
  • Explore and outline resources and tools.
  • Align skills, abilities, and knowledge that are valued by business, industry, and higher education.
  • Outline systematic pathways for students to explore and develop these skills.
  • Identify stakeholder connections and messages.
  • Maintain a written record of implementation recommendations, tools and resources, best/promising practices, and relevant discussions

Work Group Members

  • Brenda Bautsch, Colorado Department of Higher Education
  • Natalie Bertrand, San Juan BOCES
  • Shondra  Carpenter, Cherry Creek School District
  • Jenny  Cureton, University of Northern Colorado
  • Alan Davis, University of Colorado – Denver
  • Lucia Delgado, Colorado State University
  • Tammy Dodson, Cherry Creek School District
  • Scott Fast, Accenture Foundation
  • Emma Galvin, Adams County Education Consortium
  • Anna  Goetz, Educational Consultant. AEG Consulting, LLC
  • Sharon Glocker, Colorado Department of Education
  • Jane Goff, Colorado State Board of Education, 7th Congressional District
  • Samantha  Haviland, Denver Public Schools
  • Darcy Hutchins, CDE
  • Tammy Lawrence, Adams 12 Five Star Schools
  • Lauren Jones, Colorado Community College System, Facilitator
  • Tyra Little, District 50
  • Gail Lott, CDE
  • Lisa Martin, Department of Corrections
  • Jaqueline Medina, CDE

  • Leann  Morgan, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Lydia  Nava-Cordova, Weld RE 5j
  • Barbara Norrbom, St. Vrain School District
  • Robin O’Meara, Summit School District
  • Johanna  Peters, The Classical Academy Charter School, Academy School Dist. 20
  • Julia  Pirnack, College in Colorado
  • Eva  Pugh, CDE
  • Robin Russel, CDE
  • Misti Ruthven, CDE
  • Sonya Sallak, Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Scott Solberg, Boston University
  • Michael Stelling, Adams 12 Five Star Schools
  • Scott Stump, Colorado Community College System
  • Linda Tegtmeier, CDE
  • Tami Thompson, Salida Schools
  • Tracy Thompson, Colorado Community College System
  • Andrew  Tucker, Boulder School District R 2j, Facilitator
  • Niki Weitzel, Thompson Valley Schools
  • Rhonda  Williams, University of Colorado -Colorado Springs
  • Jon Widmier, Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Laurie Wetling, Educational Consultant 

Work Group Timeline

  • 1st Meeting: November 15th, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Daniels Fund, Denver
  • 2nd Meeting: December 12th, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Daniels Fund, Denver
  • 3rd Meeting: January 17th, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Aims CC, Fort Lupton
  • 4th Meeting: February 28th, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Front Range Community College
  • 5th Meeting: April 18th, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Auraria Campus, Denver
  • 6th Meeting: May 9th, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Colorado Mountain College, Avon
  • Draft Deliverables: Summer 2014


For More Information

Please send questions or requests for more information to: Misti Ruthven

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