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


2020 Counselor Workshops are going Virtual!

Friday, September 11

Monday, September 21

* Content is the same for both days.

Questions can be sent to [email protected]


2020 Virtual Agenda

8:45am - Welcome from Colorado Council

9am - Breakout Session 1

  • Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree: More than Just an Admissions Promise 
    • In 2019, CU Denver and the Community College System took a look at the existing Admissions Promise. While it admitted a student, the agreement didn’t go far enough.  This session will talk about the discovery and changes within the program, that will help students begin with the end in mind, a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Colorado Department of Higher Education Updates
    • CDHE has many updates to share, including: test-optional admission opportunity for high school students graduating in 2021 and what that means; Free Application Day; Concurrent Enrollment updates; and more!

10am - Breakout Session 2

  • Financial Aid in the Time of COVID
    • Financial aid is still a critical piece of helping students access higher education, even in the time of COVID. Hear from our panel of experts about helping students apply for financial aid during this challenging time. There will be lots of time to ask your own questions too!
  • College Rep Constructive: Impactful Connections in a Virtual Space
    • During this session, college reps will break up into “groups” and connect with peers from various universities for a discussion based around the uncharted territory of virtual recruitment. Each participant will have the opportunity to share their own insights, tips, concerns, and/or questions around virtual recruitment and receive some sage advice from an experienced college rep veteran!

11am - Breakout Session 3

  • How to Virtual College Fair
    • Tips and tricks to help your students get the most out of a virtual college fair with a special focus on the Colorado Council Virtual College Week from October 5-9
  • College Representative Social: My Favorite Things
    • For this session, each college rep should plan to bring with them their favorite thing that brings them immediate joy, makes their life easier or is just something awesome.Everyone will share their item with the group and share why it their favorite.We will learn more about each other as Admissions Reps and possibly come away with ideas for new Favorite Things

12pm - Virtual Information Fair

 *Email [email protected] with any questions.

Registration Fees:


(up to two weeks prior to workshop)

(up to 3 business days prior to workshop)
Member $20 $20 $20
Non-Member $30 $30 $30
Graduate Student $15 $15 $15