FAQs

Submitted on Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:11am

Who can attend?

Any current 9th, 10th, or 11th grade students in an Adams 12 Five Star Schools high school, charter school, or alternative high school may apply to attend FutureForward in their 10th, 11th or 12th grade year.

What can Career and Technical Education courses do for me? 

Students “learn by doing” in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Courses combine rigorous, academics with technical skills in hands-on learning environments. All CTE programs partner with business, industry and post-secondary institutions. These programs prepare students for the workforce and/or continuing education at 2- or 4-year colleges or apprenticeships in many career pathways.

What kind of teaching credentials do the teaching staff have? 

FutureForward at Bollman and Washington Square faculty is comprised of certified teachers who are highly trained professionals in their specialized areas. Each teacher has at least five years of actual on-the-job related experience to complement their teaching skills.

How do students enroll for FutureForward classes at Bollman and Washington Square?

Students sign up for FutureForward classes held at Bollman and Washington Square in February and March during the registration process at their home high school. More information is available on our registration page.

How much does it cost? 

There are no tuition costs. However, some classes require a small fee and/or specialized materials.

How do I get to Bollman or Washington Square each day?

Free district transportation is provided to and from the Bollman and/or Washington Square campuses for Horizon, Legacy, Northglenn, Thornton, Mountain Range, and Vantage Point High School students for most class periods.

Do classes satisfy graduation requirements?

All FutureForward at Bollman and Washington Square courses fulfill the district Fine/Practical Arts and/or Elective graduation requirements.

Are college credits available? 

Concurrent Enrollment and Articulation Agreements with community colleges, 4-year colleges, and private post-secondary institutions allow students the opportunity to earn college credits in most FutureForward programs. For more information about college credits, please contact a FutureForward at Bollman or Washington Square counselor.

How can I arrange a visit/tour of the FutureForward campuses? 

Bollman is currently available for tours, but Washington Square won’t be open until the 2020-2021 school year. Individual and group tours may be arranged by contacting one of the following:

  • Pam Annis, Registrar, (720) 972-5827, pamela.j.annis@adams12.org
  • Merae Hoffman, Counselor, (720) 972-3824, merae.f.hoffman@adams12.org
  • Candice Neverve, Counselor, (720) 972-5834, candice.neverve@adams12.org

Recent News

Construction complete on new FutureForward CTE campus

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:00am

New campus expands career-training opportunities for high school students

It wasn't perhaps the celebration envisioned when ground was broken on a new career and technical education campus more than a year ago but Five Star Schools staff gathered Aug. 24 to celebrate substantial completion of construction on FutureForward at Washington Square , the district's second CTE campus.

The ceremony featured remarks from district leaders and a timely, socially- ...

FutureForward construction trudges on through weather

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 9:45am

Construction remains on schedule despite cold, wet weather

Construction moved forward on the FutureForward at Washington Square construction site in February despite a prolonged spate of cold weather and moisture.

Work on concrete slab pours as well as the installation of the building roof were both slowed down in February but construction of the building remained on schedule to open for the 2020-2021 school year.

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