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]

2022 Counselor Workshops Dates and Locations!

  • Thursday, September 1: University of Denver: Registration closed
  • Friday, September 9: University of Colorado Boulder: Registration closed
  • Friday, September 16: Western Colorado University* Registration closed
  • Monday, September 19: Colorado School of Mines: Registration closed
  • Friday, September 23: Colorado College: Registration closed
  • Friday, September 30: Virtual Counselor Workshop
* Indicates Western Slope Counselor Workshop.

Registration Now Open! 

2022 Agenda

  Front Range Workshops   Western Slope Workshop     Virtual Workshop
 7:30am  Registration & Breakfast    9:00am  Registration & Breakfast   8:45am Welcome
 8:30am  College Updates    10:00am  College Updates   9:00am Breakout Session 1
 10:45am  Breakout Sessions    11:30am  Breakout Sessions   10:00am Breakout Session 2
 12:30pm  Information Fair    1:15pm  Information Fair   11:00am Information Fair
 1:15pm  Picnic Lunch/Depart    1:45pm  Lunch/Depart   11:00am PD Hours/Depart


Breakout Sessions:

CDHE Updates: This is a presentation on any relevant updates to this service year for CDHE. There will be time for questions. 

Presented by: Carl Einhaus, Senior Director of Student Success & P20 Alignment, Colorado Department of Higher Education

Financial Aid Panel: This session will include a brief presentation with general updates on FAFSA, CAFSA and other relevant changes to the topic of Financial Aid. The rest of the session will be open for a Q&A Panel-style with several Financial Aid Professionals.

Presented by: Andrea Wurst, Coordinator of Outreach and Campus and Community Relations, University of Northern Colorado & Jenna Waldvogel, Coordinator for Student Access, Colorado State University

Help Us Help You : A Conversation for Collaborating in a “Post-COVID” Landscape: This is an interactive session led by two experienced higher education professionals looking to facilitate a conversation with high school counselors. Specifically, to discuss how serving our current Colorado High School student populations might have changed after the height of the Pandemic. Looking to answer the question, as High School counselors, what do you need from us to better serve students? How can we support you as colleagues on the other side of the desk?

Presented by: Erika Pepmeyer, Director of Admissions, University of Northern Colorado & Whitney Bonner, Associate Director of First Year Admissions, Colorado Mesa University


Tips and Tricks for College Counselors: During this session, an activity will be completed to offer general tips and tricks to college admissions counselors. From traveling, to scheduling, communication and self care this session will be full of advice to newer counselors and reminders to those that are more experienced.

Presented by: Pricilla Rain, Admissions Counselor, Colorado Mesa

Host Site Spotlight: Each host site will have two Breakout Sessions unique their institutions. Offerings in the past have included campus tours, specific building highlights, faculty panels, student panels and general admissions presentations. 

2022 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