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Throughout the year we visit over 100 high schools throughout Colorado in the fall and spring. Our target is high school juniors and seniors. We deliver the CESDA presentation on the college process and disseminate information on different colleges throughout Colorado.


Produce the Pre-college/Supportive Services Directory. This directory lists all the Pre-college/supportive services fairs throughout the year. It is distributed to all CESDA members and high school counselors in Colorado as a tool when speaking to students.


Host an annual Scholarship banquet to recognize CESDA Scholrship recipients.  Approximately seven $1000 scholarships are given out to Colorado Seniors who will be attending a Colorado Institution of Higher Education. 


Host College Symposiums for Juniors and Seniors where they can learn more about gaining access to college and visit with campus recruiters from institutions throughout Colorado. 


CESDA does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion/spirituality, socioeconomic status, or the perceived identity of any of the above in the access or operation of its programs and services.

Our Vision:

All Colorado student who desire a post-secondary education will obtain a degree

Our Values:

To promote and facilitate post-secondary awareness, access and student success, with a focus on historically underserved students while educating and supporting the community on the college process. CESDA  executive its mission, visions and values through the following overarching initiatives :


Student Access and Outreach

  • Symposiums

  • Directory

  • Scholarships

Staff Professional Development

  • Professional Development Meetings

  • Annual Conference

  • Networking and Fund-Raising Community



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