Archives of Cradle to Career

ACF Forum – Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 2 pm

The Board of Directors of Aspen Community Foundation Invite you to “Coming Together for Our Youth:  A Forum to Challenge the Status Quo” Wednesday, August 15, 2018 2:00 pm to 4:00 PM Hotel Jerome in Aspen Reception to follow Featured speaker: Dr. Michael McAfee President, Policy Link
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ACF board member, Jeanie Humble reads to students on Gus the Bus

ACF board member Jeannie Humble reads to preschool students on Gus the Bus, one of two mobile classroom serving children in Rifle, New Castle and Silt. “Gus the Bus” and “Sunshine Bus” are the first mobile preschool classrooms to be licensed in the state of Colorado.
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Town of Basalt/Eagle County Financial Aid Application Now Available

Child care financial aid is now available for working families with infants and children up to 5 years old in the Town of Basalt/Eagle County. The parent or legal guardian of any child age 5 or under attending licensed child care in the Basalt/El Jebel area is eligible to apply for Financial Aid. Families must […]
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GlenX Career Expo Inspires Regional High School Students

On Tuesday, March 6, more than 150 exhibitors shared their career experiences and passions with 1,600 high school juniors and seniors at Roaring Fork High School. GlenX Career Expo, now in its fourth year, presented an opportunity for students to explore career ideas and interests, learn about the job market and think about their futures. […]
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Preschool on Wheels Garners Great Press Coverage in Rifle and Glenwood Springs

This week Gus the Bus and The Sunshine Bus became media darlings, along with their wonderful teachers and students and a generous donor from Natural Soda.  Kirk Daehling,  general manager of Rifle-based Natural Soda Corporation stopped by the bus to see the value of his $10,000 donation to ACF’s Preschool on Wheels program.  We are […]
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GlenX Career Fall Expo Helps Students Shape Their Futures

In partnership with Aspen Community Foundation’s Cradle to Career Initiative, the GlenX Fall CareerExpo was held at Rifle High School on Wednesday, October 24, for Garfield Re-2, Garfield 16, and Yampah Mountain High School students to attend. More than 95 valley businesses participated in the expo, which was attended by more than 1,200 area high […]
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Securing the Start: Strengthening Early Childhood Education from Aspen to Parachute

Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) is achieving remarkable success through its Cradle to Career Initiative, a community wide effort to level the playing field for children and young people from diverse backgrounds and households. ACF’s Cradle to Career Initiative (CCI) has implemented the strategy of Collective Impact to strengthen the ecosystem for youth and family success. […]
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