School board OKs concurrent enrollment at future facility

Plans are moving forward for a concurrent enrollment program that would allow Douglas County high school students to expedite a college degree or receive workforce training without leaving Castle Rock.

At a Douglas County School Board meeting on Nov. 27, six board members — Anthony Graziano was absent — unanimously approved three pathways in the areas of business administration, health and exercise science and computer science at the future Collaboration Campus, a partnership between Arapahoe Community College, Colorado State University and Douglas County School District.

Owned by Arapahoe Community College, the campus broke ground May 21 on a plot of land behind Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, near Castle Rock Middle School. The two-phase project will consist of two buildings up to 54,000 square feet. Phase one is expected to open for students in fall 2019.

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