District Initiatives

What CCSD's Accomplished

  • Implemented Bicycle Technician industry certification program, Project Bike Tech, helping students prepare for careers in Clear Creek's growing cycling sector

  • Received the 2021 Succeeds Prize for Career Exploration and Pathways, which recognizes the innovations of Colorado’s most forward-thinking educators

  • Increased concurrent enrollment opportunities to earn college credit as a high school student

  • Launched community-based internship program

  • Partnered with neighboring districts East and West Grand to accelerate the expansion of career-connected learning opportunities

  • Infused the Graduate Profile throughout the classroom experience, kindergarten through twelfth grade

A Clear Advantage

In our mountain community, residents and visitors love to bike. The industry surrounding this passion is growing, and new career opportunities are expanding along with it. In the 2020-21 school year, Clear Creek School District offered a Bicycle Technician industry certification opportunity. Some of the students who took part had never ridden a bike; others were accomplished racers. No matter their experience level, students earned an industry-recognized certificate that will propel them toward new opportunities right here in Clear Creek.

What’s Ahead

  • Expand industry certifications based on students’ career interests, including Ski Tech

  • Construction trades and business pathways through partnership with East & West Grand Districts

  • Offer new internship, apprenticeship, job shadow, and capstone opportunities

  • Infuse flexibility into scheduling so that students are able to participate in career experiences during the school day