Join the Conversation... What's next for CIC?
You've heard the rumors, now learn the facts. Work with us to
identify the most valuable education, training and career planning
tools and resources to meet your needs.
Where we are today
College In Colorado's core federal funding ends June 30, 2018.
However, through the generosity of partners including College
Assist, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Colorado
Workforce Development Council and Colorado Department of Human
Services, CIC will continued to be offered free of charge to the
State through June 30, 2019.
What We're Working Toward
CIC has proposed a shared funding model to partner agencies and
organizations along with the opportunity for those partners to
review, assess and design updated products and services. The
Colorado Department of Higher Education and CIC are working
collaboratively with partnersto jointly identify the most valuable
education, training and career planning tools and resources that
will meet the needs of all stakeholders. Agency partners have also
been asked to commmit to a sustained financial investment. If you
would like to participate in these conversations, please contact
CIC Director Julia
During June a Request for Proposal (RFP) went out to many
vendors that may have technology solutions of interest to the
multi-agency partnership and the State. 16 vendors have responded
with intent to propose a solution.
The RFP proposals will be reviewed during September with vendor
selection planned for early October.
CIC needs your support to devise the best possible strategies
going forward including how to provide an individual career and
academic planning system that will meet your needs. Please let
Julia know if you have feedback on the following questions:
- What career, postsecondary and job planning features are most
important to you in an online product?
- What related services, such as implementation training or
materials, are most important to you?
- What are your biggest needs right now when it comes to
completing requirements in the career, postsecondary and job
planning areas, or in data collection, work-based learning or the
- If you use CIC currently and it is discontinued, what other
options will you pursue in its place?
- Is your district/organization capable of paying for a new
product or will you need to rely on grants to pay for any
Stay up-to-date on the latest work and communications from CIC
and the cross-agency task force. Visit our
About page to learn more about the task force, timelines and