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Additional Educational Opportunities

HIRE Education

Potential Credit Earned: .5 credit per semester, up to 2.0 credits total

Interested students who are enrolled in or who have completed an approved Career and Technical Education program may choose to participate in HIRE Education. The HIRE Education Coordinator is available to sign students up after BTEC courses have begun each semester.  Please contact Merae Hoffman, HIRE Education Coordinator, at 720-972-3824, for additional information.

  • Students must complete the Training Agreement to enroll. 
  • Students must work a minimum of 125 documented hours to earn .5 credit and 250 documented hours for 1 credit.  A student may not earn more than .5 credit of HIRE Education per semester.
  • A student may not count more than 2 HIRE Education credits towards graduation requirements.
  • HIRE Education credit may not be included in, nor does it count toward the 6 total credits students are required to be enrolled in each year.

Service Learning

Potential Credit Earned: .5 credit per semester

Service Learning Credit can be awarded to students that complete 60 hours of unpaid approved volunteer experience within a semester.  Students need to submit the Student Volunteer Time Sheet and Work Ethics Evaluation Form completed by a supervisor from the approved volunteer company and/or organization. Hours will be verified before credit is awarded.  Students must be enrolled and in good standing in a CTE program at BTEC the semester the Service Learning hours are completed and credit is awarded.  Students may earn a maximum of .5 Service Learning Credit per semester.  Students may not transcript more than 2.0 Service Learning credits total.

Colorado CareerReady Certificate

Potential Credit Earned: .5 credit

BTEC students are provided the opportunity to complete the training and testing for the CareerReady Colorado Certificate, developed by ACT WorkKeys.  Students who complete the training and test at the Silver level or higher overall will receive .5 elective credit.  This certificate verifies workplace competencies in three areas: Workplace Documents, Applied Mathematics, and Graphic Literacy.  Training and testing is completed through the HIRE Education Coordinator.  A fee may apply. Please contact Merae Hoffman, HIRE Education Coordinator, at (720-) 972-3824 for additional information. 

Service Learning (Volunteer) Paperwork

HIRE Ed (Work) Credit Training Agreement