Walk the Five Star TRAIL, an online career discovery center highlighting Adams 12 Five Star Schools FutureForward and more. The Five Star Education Foundation wants to empower all students to explore the different careers the world has to offer and discover who they want to be.

Students can:
  • Take virtual tours of job sites to see what their future work environment looks like
  • View salary ranges within the career field and in educational training 
  • Check out local companies that help their employees grow within the company by providing college tuition support and career growth opportunities
  • See the many success stories of students who have completed the FutureForward program
  • Review advice written by experts of the field and members of our community
  • Take this knowledge further by connecting with Naviance, college and career software recommended by the Colorado Department of Education
New Board Member Spotlight: Wes Parham
Wes Parham serves as Director, Regional Government Affairs for Xcel Energy-Colorado leading the Company’s state public policy and external advocacy efforts. He also serves as a liaison to the Colorado legislature, governor’s office, and state agencies. Since joining Xcel Energy in 2015, Wes has played an instrumental role in the development and implementation of numerous pubic advocacy campaigns, setting the stage for a transformative dialogue with energy consumers and decision-makers on the advancement of clean energy, new technologies, and economic development opportunities throughout Colorado.
Together with his involvement in various chambers and business organizations, Wes volunteers his time serving non-profit organizations promoting entrepreneurship, workforce and community development, youth mentorship, and public education.  He also recently served on the Associate Board for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado and also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Enterprise Fund and Board of Advisors for Colorado Succeeds. We are so excited to have you, Wes!
RE-Fund CO
Do you expect a state income tax refund? Now you can give some or all of it to the charity of your choice. It’s simple, fast and puts you in charge of where your donation goes. Look for Adams 12 Five Star Education Foundation to support Five Star Students!
Support Five Star Students with the Avalanche, Rapids, and Rockies!
The Five Star Education Foundation is proud partners with the Avalanche, Rapids, and Rockies. Check out the Foundation website to stay up today on community fundraising nights and discounted tickets!
April 18th Avalanche
April 30th Rapids
May 1st Rockies
May 14th Rapids
The Five Star Education Foundation is committed to RISING UP Adams 12 Five Star Schools students and our community.

The Foundation is hosting its annual Five Star Classic 2022, presented by Adolfson and Peterson Construction. This event supports Foundation programs like the Tiny House Project and our 33 Resource Closets.

Now seeking sponsorships! Be a part of the fun!