Counselor workshops, held each fall at college/university campuses across Colorado, provide a great opportunity for high school counselors and admissions representatives to come together to share knowledge and recharge professional relationships. Join us this year for:

  • Short, informative and structured updates from CCHS/CR member colleges/universities, non-profit member organizations, CDE endorsed public area technical colleges

  • Topical breakout sessions

  • Additional opportunities to connect with colleagues

 Questions can be sent to [email protected]


Registration Closed!


2021 Counselor Workshops Dates and Locations!

  • Friday, September 3: Arapahoe Community College
  • Friday, September 17: Colorado Mesa University*
  • Monday, September 20: Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Monday, September 27: Pueblo Community College
  • Friday, October 1: Virtual Counselor Workshop
* Indicates Western Slope Counselor Workshop.

2021 Agenda/Schedule:

Every Workshop will include:

  • College/University Updates
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Information Fair

Start and conclusion times for each workshop are:

  • Front Range Workshops: Check-In & Breakfast will start at 7:30am. The day will conclude with a Picnic Lunch at 1:15pm
  • Western Slope Workshops: Check-In & Breakfast will start at 9am. The day will conclude with a Picnic Lunch at 1:45pm
  • Virtual Workshop: Welcome will start at 8:45am and the day will conclude at 12pm


Breakout Sessions Options*:

  • Higher Education Updates in Colorado - Want to find out what’s new in higher education? Attend this session to find out exciting new information in Colorado regarding test-optional practices in college admission, Free Application Days, college-going data, transfer agreements, and much more!
  • Deep Dive into Removing Financial Aid Barriers - If you need assistance with helping your students with navigating the various financial aid verification and appeal processes. This is the workshop for you. Come learn about removing barriers to receiving financial aid and how to support your student.
  • Financial Aid for Underrepresented Populations - You’ve scheduled your school’s FAFSA workshop but do you know how to help ALL of your students access financial aid? Come to this session to learn about financial aid opportunities and specific supports in place to help Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and ASSET/DACA students access higher education.
  • My Colorado Journey: Using this Resource to Your Advantage - Join us for a session on how to use My Colorado Journey (MCJ) to help you with your ICAP/Capstone needs along with tips on how to assist your students with their future planning and financial needs. This presentation will highlight resources available through the website, including financial aid and scholarship resources, along with the other tools available.
  • ACT is more than an Admissions Test: “Top 10” List of Relevance and Impact -  In this session, you’ll see how ACT is more than an admissions test and gain resources that deepen its utility.  Topics include: Connected high school data, benchmarking student readiness for post-secondary plans, ACT and ICAP, Colorado Menu of Options, Scores = Skills, data at your finger-tips, key ACT research, resources, and more!
  • Host Site Spotlight - Check out a session planned specifically by each host site. 
 * Breakout Session descriptions are still being finalized. Subject to change as needed


Registration Fees:

  Early In-Person 
(up to two weeks prior to workshop)
Regular In-Person
(up to 3 business days prior to workshop)
On-site In Person Virtual Workshop
Member $45 $55 $65 $20
Non-Member $60 $70 $80 $30
Graduate Student $35 $45 $55 $15