About The Larimer County Work-Based Learning Alliance

When businesses succeed, the entire community succeeds. Our goal at NoCo Inspire is to engage with the business community and connect them with valuable work-based learning opportunities.  

Through our collaboration of public partners, there are boundless opportunities for businesses of various sizes and industries. Our partners consist of local organizations, school districts, higher educational institutions and more. 

Each of our partners understands the importance of work-based learning in Larimer County and has several opportunities to provide to students, jobseekers and employers. 

Why We Exist

By removing barriers and sharing resources, we exist to align education and workforce to increase sustainable community access to work-based learning. Our main focus is to help your business develop a robust and qualified pipeline of candidates to meet your workforce needs.

Is that through exposing a high school student to your industry via job shadowing? Maybe a college student discovers your business at a career fair. Perhaps it’s connecting you with a local jobseeker who wants to change careers and needs on-the-job training. Work-based learning can even include career development for current employees.   

Our Alliance exists to ensure our economy and workforce stays strong — something we all want for Larimer County. Through collaboration, we strive to develop a robust talent pipeline throughout our community. 

Our partners include organizations across Northern Colorado, including: 

  • Aims Community College (AIMS)

  • CareerWise Colorado (CWC) 

  • Colorado State University (CSU) 

  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) 

  • Estes Park School District R-3 (EPSD) 

  • Front Range Community College (FRCC) 

  • Larimer County Economic & Workforce Development (LCEWD) 

  • Poudre School District (PSD) 

  • Project Self-Sufficiency (PSS) 

  • School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) 

  • Thompson School District (TSD) 

Learn more about various opportunities in the workforce development continuum here and find further information about specific opportunities provided by our partners here