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Sturm Collaboration Campus hosts panel to showcase innovative educational delivery

Joe Barela; Diana M. Doyle, PhD, Frank Gray, Scott Stump

Sturm Collaboration Campus hosted a panel discussion and facility tour with education, industry, government and community leaders on Tuesday morning, January 21, to showcase Arapahoe Community College’s dynamic work-based learning programs and postsecondary certificates connecting industry and education.
Apprenticeships in the fields of healthcare, manufacturing and automotive service technology were highlighted, and several current and former ACC students were on hand to speak about their career-focused educational experience.
Attendees included U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Scott Stump, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Executive Director Joe Barela, ACC President Dr. Diana M. Doyle, Castle Rock Economic Development Council President/CEO Frank Gray, and a host of statewide, regional and national officials and executives.
For Assistant Secretary Stump, the visit to the Sturm Collaboration Campus was one of several along his tour of similar schools across the country that are implementing innovative and unique models for educational delivery.