Colorado Health Careers Academy

Englewood Schools is partnering with Arapahoe Community College and the Community College of Denver as well as the largest health care providers in Colorado - Centura Health, HealthONE, Denver Health, HealthONE, Intermountain Health, Kaiser Permanente and DaVita - to connect our students with high-quality careers in health care. 

The Colorado Health Careers Academy will be offered to 30 Englewood students during the summer of 2024. Students will explore the fastest growing health occupations in Colorado:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Radiology Technologist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Sonography Technician
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technician

Students will learn about postsecondary certification pathways and career navigation and get hands-on and virtual job shadow experience.  Students will also earn entry-level credentials in Basic Life Support and HIPPA.

WHO: High school students ages 16 and up.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be interested in health care and willing to work with a career navigator from ACC or CCD.
WHEN: June 10 - July 26, 2024 (No classes July 1-5) 
WHERE: Online, self-paced Monday thru Thursday. Fridays are in-person at Arapahoe Community College or Community College of Denver for 5 to 6 hours.

Students will receive a $500 scholarship

upon completion of the program.


The application will close in May 17, 2024. Please note that applying does not guarantee you a place in the program. Students will be notified via email if they are accepted.

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