Northeast Early College is a community committed to providing all of our students with actively anti-racist, inclusive, responsive, and supportive high school and college instruction in order for students to learn, grow, persevere, and achieve their college and career goals.
Northeast Early College provides students of diverse abilities and backgrounds equitable access and opportunities to earn college credits towards an associates degree and experience career and technical education pathways. All NEC students will achieve at their highest level, develop collaboration and communication skills, and create connections to contribute to their communities and succeed in their future college and career endeavors.
Northeast Early College’s target population includes students and families in the Far Northeast (FNE) region and across the Denver metro area that desire a highly structured learning environment that emphasizes rigorous academics, technology, workforce readiness, and project-based learning activities. We welcome all students to our unique, integrated CareerConnect pathways. Our goal is to prepare all Northeast Early College students with the academic knowledge and workforce readiness skills to compete in and contribute to the 21st Century global economy.
The Northeast Early College guiding principles and priorities are based on the research that was conducted by Jobs for the Future in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, on successful Early College Instructional Strategies and College and Career Readiness Keys for Success: