About the Office of Education and Training Innovation

The Office of Education and Training Innovation for Colorado was initiated in collaboration with the Governor’s Office, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE), the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), the Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC) and business partners to support expansion of work-based learning through apprenticeship and modernization of our education and training systems for all Coloradans to earn a living wage in our state. The office was initiated through the leadership of Governor Jared Polis, Executive Director Joe Barela and Business Leader Noel Ginsburg.