Introducing TEC-P

Colorado’s Ready To Work Partnership

TEC-P is a regional program to connect Colorado's hidden tech talent market with Information Technology and Advanced Manufacturing careers.

The Information Technology sector provides opportunities for individuals interested in occupations such as software development, computer systems analysts and IT specialists while offering innovative, collaborative team environments, and enriching experiences in emerging technologies. 

By the Numbers

Benefits TEC-P offers Job Seekers

TECP offers many services to assist qualified tech talent opportunities to gain/regain employment with the IT and Advanced Manufacturing Sectors. Staff can assist with placement, training and networking within the industries to help participants to gain employment in these dynamic sectors.



High tech job available in Metro Denver for IT and Advanced Manufacturing occupations



Million dollars awarded to a collaboration of workforce development offices to boost employment in middle-skilled to high-skilled jobs



Number of job seekers to be served through an industry and employer-driven approach to develop an education and training career pathway

A collaboration of workforce development offices was awarded a $6.2 Million “Ready to Work Partnership” grant from the U.S. Department of Labor in October 2014


Technology Employment in Colorado Partnership

Technology Employment in Colorado Partnership (TEC-P) is a regional, joint project that benefits long-term unemployed and underemployed people (more than 27 weeks) on the Front Range and Western Slope in Colorado using collaborations between employers, edu

TEC-P, a targeted industry sector initiative, will further build the state’s information technology and advanced manufacturing sectors. The project utilizes an industry- and employer-driven approach to develop career pathways, boosting employment in middle-skilled to high-skilled jobs.   This milestone regional effort will help to expand Colorado's pipeline of talent by connecting nearly 600 long-term unemployed individuals with promising careers in high-demand industries.

The TEC-P grant application was led by the Denver Office of Economic Development (OED), which will serve as fiscal agent of the four-year project.

The partnership, awarded a $6.2 Million "Ready to Work Partnership‟ grant from the U.S. Department of Labor in October 2014, consists of several organizations  including:; Workforce Investment Boards serving Arapahoe, Boulder, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin,  Jefferson, Larimer and Mesa counties; the Colorado Urban Workforce Alliance, the Colorado Community College System and Western Colorado Community College; industry associations; employers within the IT and advanced manufacturing sectors; and additional training and other partners.

A current list of the partners is available here.


Upcoming Events


May 24, 2018, 1:00 PM

TEC-P Communication Series Event Four: Non-verbal Communication

FREE WORKSHOP! WHAT: Non-Verbal Communication: Aligning Your Body with Your Message WHEN: Thursday, May 24, 2018 TIME: 1:00PM-3:00PM (please arrive a few minutes before 1:00 to check in) LOCATION: Denver Public Library, Gates Conference Room, 5th fl., 10 W. 14th Avenue Pkwy., Denver, 80204 TOPICS: Learn what the top 10 non-verbal communication mistakes during an interview are Find out how emotions might be interpreted through one's body language Get feedback on your own non-verbal communication through role-play **********Public transportation recommended********** * NOTE: In the event of a cancellation, we will provide 48 hours' notice through Eventbrite. You may also call 720.913.1618 for the latest update. Fourth of TEC-P's 4-part "soft skills" communication series

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Regional Partners

Get in Touch with Your County Liaison

The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) is the lead administrator for this grant, your own point of contact depends on your location within the state.

Link to Larimer County Workforce
Link to Workforce Boulder County
Link to Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
Link to Denver OED
Link to Mesa County
Link to Jeff Co American Job Center