Elementary School Students

Access and Exposure Impact Our youngest grades

3rd Grade College Hangout

Aurora Public School's 3rd College Hangout gave students the opportunity to participate in virtual college tours and then submit their own questions. The APS Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness team them searched high and low to find answers to our students' questions...

- 3rd Grade College Hangout-Final Version.mp4

The 5th Grade Experience

This APS event brought hundreds of 5th grade students to University of Colorado Denver's campus to experience college life. Students met Milo the Lynx, heard from panel of college students, met with college professors and then explored Auraria Campus!

Young AmeriTowne is an award-winning educational program available to 5th and 6th grade teachers. Learn more about free exterprise, business & economics.

Students taking part in Ameritowne
Students taking part in Ameritowne

Colorado Career Cluster model

  • How does content connect to careers?
  • What are students' strengths and how does that relate to the Colorado Career Clusters?
  • How can I help expose students to a variety of careers to support their ongoing explorations?
Colorado Career Cluster model diagram

More resources for elementary

  • Kids.Gov: a fun and interactive platform designed for younger learners who are excited to explore careers in their community.
  • BLS: This engaging website allows students of all ages to explore various careers through videos, maps & charts.