Fred N. Thomas Career Education Center Early College

Builiding Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Main Office: 720-423-6600

IMPORTANT DATES: First Day of School, August 22 | Labor Day (No School), September 05 | Back to School Night, September 15

Questions about enrollment? Please contact Registrar, Diana Perez at or 720-423-6636

Recent News

Principal Letter: Welcome Back

August 12, 2022 CEC Royals and Royal Families,  Welcome to the 2022-23 school year! We are thrilled to walk with your students on their individual journey to Career and College Success. Last year CEC celebrated 100% graduation for the ClassContinue Reading

In-person Registration & Chromebook Exchange

Inscripción en Persona & Intercambio de Chromebook

Ninth Grade Academy (NGA), Aug 8-12

CEC Ninth Grade Academy (NGA) starts 08/08-08/12 from 7:30am-12pm. ALL 9TH GRADERS REQUIRED TO ATTEND! During NGA, 9th graders will; Learn valuable skills that will help set them up for success in high school. Engage in team building activities withContinue Reading

CEC Early College mural

Career and College Success

With an emphasis on real-world, relevant courses and hands-on work experiences, the DPS CareerConnect program helps students build essential skills that will lead to success in career and college. DPS CareerConnect programs in STEM, business and the arts are available in neighborhoods across Denver. The programs are free and available to all DPS students.  Many of these programs are found here at CEC Early College!

How to Enroll

At CEC Early College, we pride ourselves on guiding students in real-world, college and career experiences.

Upcoming Events

Students First Day of Class
Primer Dia De Escuela
Dia Festivo- Sin Clases
Labor Day- No School