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Regional PWR Symposiums 

Please join the ICAP Practitioners for upcoming regional PWR Symposiums, Showcasing the "C" in ICAP.

Last year the Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR) Symposium series focused on the ‘I’ in ICAP (Individual Career and Academic Plan). This year, the focus is on the ‘C’ of ICAP. C is for Career Conversations. Colorado’s statewide initiatives are coming into alignment especially around Career and College Readiness (or as it’s known in Colorado, Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness), Career Pathways and Work-Based Learning. Join us in exploring the connections, get updates, relay clarifications, answer questions and share promising practices

When: May 3, 2018
           10:00a.m. – 3:30p.m. (Light morning beverages, snacks & lunch will be provided)
           *9:30a Registration and Networking
Where: Ross Aragon Community Center, located next to the Town Hall at 451 Hot Springs Boulevard, Pagosa Springs CO 81147

Who: ICAP practitioners, local school counselor, teachers, CTE teachers/directors, administrator, SpEd/transition specialists, postsecondary partners, community partners and any influential, caring adult who connects with your students. 

Hosted by Colorado Career & Technical Education (CTE), Colorado Department of Education (CDE) & District 49, Colorado Springs.

Register Here! 

View a sample PWR Symposium Flyer


Promising practices: 

October 31, 2016 and March 10, 2017:, Showcasing the “I” in ICAP -  D11 in Colorado Springs and CMC/Rifle

Contact Robin Russel for more information, or 303-866-2908

Colorado's PWR/ICAP Facilitators Available for Technical Assistance

ICAP Facilitators work with neighboring school and district teams to answer questions about PWR initiatives – including ICAP – and they facilitate the culture of Meaningful Career Conversations among all staff with all students.


Hers's what PWR/ICAP Facilitators can do for you! (no cost) 

  • Foster creative thinking to enhance your ICAP process;
  • Teach processes for all staff to have meaningful career conversations with students;
  • Collaborate with programs across the school/district/region;
  • Train additional regional representatives for implementation sustainability;
  • Design and facilitate PWR/ICAP Trainings in your region;
  • Teach and Navigate the ICAP toolkit;
  • Message and foster buy-in, enthusiasm and relevance for secondary initiatives; and
  • Explore, share, refine and replicate promising practices.


Here's what you can do! 

  • Email the closest facilitator listed below 
  • Provide contact information, several best times to connect, and a vision for what you need
  • Host the conversation and provide a computer, projector, screen, internet access, and other tools or supplies
  • Encourage attendees (at least 5): Administrators, school counselor(s), classroom teachers, support staff, business/community members, and other staff: CTE, SpEd/Transition, Technology, and postsecondary reps. 
  1. San Luis Valley:                                                                                                                                             
    • Katrina Ruggles:                                                                                                
  2. Southeast: 
  3. Colorado Springs and South:
  4. Northeast:
  5. North Central:
  6. Denver Metro area:
  7. Boulder area:
  8. Summit County and Eagle: 
  9. Mesa 51 and Western Slope

Training Resources

Developed and gathered by ICAP Facilitators.

Robin Russel 
Graduation Guidelines Manager 

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