Innovation Center and CDC Open Houses

Incoming high school students are invited to join St. Vrain Valley Schools at one of two upcoming open house events to learn more about industry certification opportunities, career and technical education training, and more.

Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools

Student learning at the Innovation Center transcends the traditional classroom and provides experiential opportunities that are developing today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders, innovators and changemakers. In addition to rigorous extended learning and mentorship opportunities, students gain valuable experience through employment that focuses on designing and engineering technology solutions for industry and community partners. Students can take courses in any of the following focus areas:

  • Aeronautics
  • Robotics
  • Technology
  • Research
  • Media
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Science
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Virtual Reality

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center (CDC) is the Career and Technical Education (CTE) center for the St. Vrain Valley Schools and is one of eight CTE centers in the state of Colorado. CDC offers classes that provide real-world, hands-on experiences in pathways that are high-wage, high-growth, high-demand, and with a post-secondary trajectory. These pathways provide students with opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills linked with specific post-secondary programs leading to a two-year or four-year degree, and provide students industry certifications giving them a jump start in their careers. Students can take courses in any of the following focus areas:

  • Agriscience
  • Automotive
  • Engineering Technology and Machining
  • Health Sciences
  • Horticulture and Landscape
  • Interactive Media Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Prostart and Culinary Arts
  • Welding and Fabrication