Colorado State Plan

Arts, A/V Technology & Communication

The Colorado Creative Careers Festival is a one-day event for High School students, sponsored by the Colorado Community College System. The Festival will feature hands-on workshops taught by industry professionals, informational sessions about current and developing careers in the creative industries in Colorado, and an opportunity for students to receive an interactive critique of their work. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in design challenges and present about their own creative endeavors. The career fields that are the focus of the festival include:

  • Animation
  • Audio/Sound Production
  • Film/Video Production
  • Graphic Design
  • New Media
  • Photography
  • Product Design
  • Technical Theater and Design
  • Web Design

The fifth annual Creative Careers Festival is scheduled for Friday, April 17, 2015 from 9:00am – 3:00pm at Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy.

If you are interested in serving as a Presenter or Volunteer for the Festival you can sign-up on the following page: 

Additional information about registration and student submissions will be available in early March.

For more information please contact:

Cori Herbst-Loehr, or Jonathan Howard,



CTE State Advisory Meeting Resources - November 18, 2011


CDLE Presentation Resources
Colorado Perspective – STEM/IT  (PPT)
Colorado’s Economic Forecast:
Creative Industries Presentation Resources
Creative Economy Study:
Creative Industries Strategic Plan (PDF)
Design by Colorado Exhibit (PDF)
Design by Colorado website:
I Heart Denver website:
Brain Rules Resources
Brain Rules website:
Multimedia Resources
My Blackberry Is Not Working:
Sir Ken Robinson - Changing Educational Paradigms:
A Day Made of Glass:

Creative Careers Festival

2015 Festival Flyer
**Registration opens TBA 2015
Certificates: | Festival Presenters & Volunteers

Festival Registration Instructions: Individual or Group and Workshops and Worksheet

Festival Check-in begins at 7:30 AM and Opening Session begins at 9 AM


Creative Careers Festival - 2011 from Trevor Brooks on Vimeo.

  General Information

Content Submission Criteria
Non-themed/Portfolio Guidelines

2015 Festival Flyer

Festival Theme

Portfolio Overview


Workshop Description Registration Worksheet

Overview of Student Project Submision

Audio Production Requirements


Festival Program

Computer Animation Requirements


Map: Lowry Parking

Graphic Design Requirements



Photography Requirements


2015 Credit Card Form

Video Requirements


Call to Festival

Web Design Requirements


Festival Letter to Teachers



Festival Letter to Sponsors



Festival Schedule



Festival Workshop Descriptions


2015 Presenter Session Application


2015 Volunteer/Evaluator Sign-up

  Benefits of Implementing a CTSO  

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  National Arts Index  
  CACTE-STEM, Arts, IT Division  


  Arts, A/V Technology & Communication (PDF)
  CTE Standards (course builder) and Help Document

Plans of Study

  Arts, A/V Technology & Comm.  

Advanced Credit Pathways

  Arts, A/V Technology & Comm.  


  Arts, A/V Technology & Comm.  


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10-13-2010 Tomorrow's Jobs for Today's Kids (wmv)  

Related Links

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Contact Information

Tony Raymond, Interim
Colorado Community College System
9101 E Lowry Blvd
Denver, CO  80230
Phone: 720-858-2811

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