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Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board

About the Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board

The primary responsibilities of the Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board are:

  • Establishing guidelines for the administration of the ASCENT program.
  • Advising and assisting local school education providers and institutions of higher education in preparing cooperative agreements.
  • Recommending improvements or changes to state policies to better accommodate concurrent enrollment programs.
  • Providing recommendations and considerations on waiver provisions necessary for the success of the ASCENT program.
  • Preparing and submitting a final report to the state board of education and the Commission on Higher Education, which includes the established administration guidelines and all above recommendations and improvements to advance ASCENT and other concurrent enrollment programs.

Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board approved Operating Procedures Manual (updated 2018)

Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board Annual Memo

Pursuant to the Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act (section 22-35-107 (7)(a) (b), C.R.S.), the Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board is required to prepare a report and submit it to the State Board of Education and the Colorado Commission on Higher Education regarding any guidelines that the board has established for the administration of the ASCENT program; and any recommendations that the board makes concerning the improvement or updating of state policies relating to concurrent enrollment programs.


2017-2018 Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board

Susan Clough – Governor appointment
Susan Clough is the Vice President for Administration & Finance at Morgan Community College.

Dr. Heather Exby – DHE appointment
Dr. Heather Exby is the Dean of Colorado Mountain College, Roaring Fork Campus.

Michael Gage – DHE appointment
Michael Gage is the Academic Advisory Director at Pueblo Community College.

Sarah Heath – State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education appointment
Sarah Heath is the State Director/Assistant Provost for Career and Technical Education Colorado Community College System

"Bobby" Gerald Robert Pace - Governor appointment
Bobby Pace is the Dean of  Academic Affairs, Concurrent Enrollment at the Community College of Aurora 

Rebecca Fernandez Martinez – Governor appointment
Rebecca Fernandez Martinez was formerly with the Denver Scholarship Foundation

Georgia Reagan – DHE appointment
Georgia Reagan is the Supervisor of Admissions and Enrollment at Emily Griffith Technical College
Danny E. Martinez – DHE appointment
Danny Martinez is the Director of the CU Succeed Program

Sheri Bryant – State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Appointee
Jefferson County School District 
Renise Walker – CDE Appointment
Renise Walker is the Education Liaison for CDE and the Colorado Workforce Development Council

Rick Sciacca – CDE appointment
Rick Sciacca works for the La Veta School District.

Tammy Ward - DHE appointment 
Tammy Ward is the Director of Concurrent Enrollment Initiatives at the Colorado Community College System

Diana Zakhem - CDE appointment 
Diana Zakhem is the Director of Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness at Englewood Schools.

Kimberly Caplan – CDE appointment
Kimberly Caplan is the School Programs Specialist at the Colorado Charter School Institute’s (CSI)


Mary Anne Hunter 
Phone: 303-866-6596

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