CEC Douglas County (Castle Rock, Inverness, and Parker) was just announced as a John Irwin Excellence Award winner! The John Irwin awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time.
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CEC in the News
CEC in the News: UCCS student and CEC Colorado Springs alum breaks record graduation age
Annika Mote, CEC Colorado Springs alum and UCCS graduate, is graduating from UCCS at just 17 years old, breaking the record for youngest graduate in program history.
Watch the full story from KRDO and read the article here.
CEC in the News: Arapahoe Community College Shines a Spotlight on CEC Parker 12th Grader, Matthew Stuckenbruck!
Arapahoe Community College recently featured Matthew Stuckenbruck as one of their Concurrent Enrollment Student Spotlights. Matthew will be graduating this year with his Associate of Science transfer degree in Mathematics and his high school diploma.
CEC in the News: CEC Fort Collins and CEC Inverness Students Receive Daniels Fund Scholarship!
Congratulations to CEC Fort Collins 12th grader, Lauryn Oram, and CEC Inverness 12th grader, Stella Nolen, who have been selected as Daniels Scholars! Scholars are chosen based on their character, leadership potential, and commitment to serving their community.
CEC in the News: CEC Parker and Windsor Students Honored as Charter Champions!
Ethan W, a CEC Parker student, and Abigail L, a CEC Windsor student, were recently recognized as "Charter Champions" by the Colorado League of Charter Schools at their annual conference. These students were two out of 23 students selected across the entire state.
CEC in the News: CEC Aurora Director of Innovation, Alfredo Beltran Aguirre, Selected for Commissioner’s Teacher Cabinet!
Alfredo Beltran Aguirre, Director of Innovation at CEC Aurora, was chosen by the Colorado Department of Education to join the Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet where he will provide input on the implementation of state education policy.
CEC in the News: CEC Inverness and Parker Teacher, Ben Simonds, Selected as Finalist for Charter School Educator of the Year
Ben Simonds, a CEC Inverness and Parker teacher and GT coordinator, was selected as a finalist for the Colorado League of Charter Schools' 2023 Hall of Fame awards that honor the state’s most talented educators and advocates.
CEC in the News: CEC Aurora’s Hannah Reese joins Our Community Broadcast Network
Hannah Reese, CEC Aurora’s Head of School, joined Our Community Broadcast Network to talk all about CEC’s program and how students in Aurora and the state of Colorado take advantage of the opportunities available.
CEC in the News: CEC’s Tom Smith and the Howie Family Join The Parent Exchange
Tom Smith, CEC Online Campus' Executive Director, joined Tillie Elvrum for The Parent Exchange this week to talk all about the benefits and opportunities CEC's Online Campus has to offer!
The Howie Family also joined this week's episode to give an inside look at being enrolled in CEC's Online Campus from both a student and parent perspective.
Watch the full episode here:
CEC in the News: CECFC Recognized for Concurrent Enrollment Program!
CEC, the largest concurrent enrollment provider in the state, has been recognized for our excellent Concurrent Enrollment Program!
CEC in the News: CEC Inverness Chosen as 9News Cool School of the Month!
Colorado Early Colleges Inverness and the CEC Network were recently recognized by 9News in Denver in their “Cool School” series for the amazing programs we offer to not only our Inverness campus students, but students throughout our network of campuses and statewide through our online program.
CEC in the News: Meet the 17-Year-Old, CEC Inverness Senior, Who is Making History as One of MSU Denver’s Youngest Graduates!
This month, Anna Watson, a Colorado Early Colleges Inverness senior, will be earning both her high school diploma and her bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from Metropolitan State University of Denver, making her one of the University’s youngest graduates ever.