Don’t Wait! Accelerate!

For complete information and to request Accelerated services, please contact Marsea Wynne today!

  • One-on-one education & career navigation
  • Explore career and education options
  • Accelerate successful learning with pre-college classes & tutoring
  • Scholarships & emergency funds
  • Discover personal and family resources
  • Participate in employment navigation & work-readiness training
  • Meet others who share your experience
  • Get employment help to start your career

Strengthening Working Families Initiative

If you have children under 14, please visit the Strengthening Working Families Initiative website.

Who Can Qualify

  • Adults 17+
  • With or without a High School Diploma
  • Ready to Earn a Supported Certificate
  • Able to Work Legally in the USA
  • Ready to Start a Career

Get Started

Accelerated Program Requirements

  • Apply to CCD
  • Meet with your FSI accelerated navigator and make a plan
  • Complete the program prerequisites:
  1. Qualify for in-state tuition (live in Colorado at least one year)
  2. Achieve college readiness in reading, writing, and math
  3. If you don't have a high school diploma, pass at least two of the Official GED or HiSET tests
  4. Be able to earn the high school equivalency diploma (aka GED) in 4-6 months
  • Start your certificate or certification program in 2-3 months
  • Participate in training to prepare for career and employment
  • Be ready to start your career when you earn your certificate/certification


  • Free navigation and tutoring for qualified participants
  • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for scholarships and grants


Visit the Foundational Skills Institute on the 4th floor of the Confluence Building.

Contact your navigator: