Colorado

In Colorado, the Education Fund provides support for online General Education classes and prerequisites through Coastline College Extended Learning Division (ELD) and Community College of Denver.  This support prepares participants for certificate and degree programs that can accelerate their careers in healthcare. In addition to general education classes and prerequisites, the Education Fund supports a variety of certificate and degree programs that meet the current need of the healthcare industry to eligible members in Colorado.

Coastline College Extended Learning Division (ELD)

General Education/Prerequisites classes – online and in-person

Career Pathways – online and in-person Certificate & Degree options:

  • Allied Health Career Certificate of Achievement
  • Human Services Certificate of Accomplishment
  • Human Services Associates in Arts
  • IT Support Specialist Certificate of Accomplishment
  • Psychology Associates in Arts
  • Sociology Associates in Arts
  • Social and Behavior Sciences Associates in Arts

Community College of Denver

General Education/Prerequisites classes – online and in-person

Career Pathways – online and in-person Certificate & Degree options:

  • Phlebotomy Certificate
  • Medical Office Technology (Coding) Certificate
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Surgical Technology Associate of Applied Science
  • Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science
  • Medical Assisting Certificate
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate
  • Computer Information Systems Associate of Applied Science

Eligibility Criteria

You are eligible for College Courses support through the Education Fund, if you:

  • Work in a bargaining unit position for which an Employer has agreed to make contributions to the Fund.
  • Have completed your probationary period.
  • Are a regular benefited full-time or part-time employee. In addition, on call or per diem employees working, at minimum, 2 shifts per month over the most recent 6 month period.
  • Applicants must meet the requirements and prerequisites for the class for which they are supported through the Education Fund.

Please Note: If you are an on-call or per diem applicant, you MUST submit documentation to verify that you have worked a minimum of two (2) shifts per month for the last six (6) months. Please be prepared with the required documents when applying.

Application Process

The Education Fund is focused on supporting your success in distance learning. Applicants will complete the following process:

 

  1. Submit a request for a “Meet Your Counselor” Appointment (link below)
  2. An Education Fund Career Counselor will provide you with the College Courses application link.
  3. Apply. If eligible, you will receive an approved email with next steps.