The Technical College of the Rockies (TCR) is a public institution governed by the Delta County Joint School District #50J Board of Education. Funding for our programs comes from federal, state, and local sources. We are designated by the Colorado State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education as the agent for postsecondary vocational training in Western Colorado. Our service area includes Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel counties. We offer career and technical education programs approved and/or accredited by the Colorado Community College System. We are accredited nationally by the Council on Occupational Education. Program approvals and accreditation documents are available for review in the Administration Office.
Our mission is educational excellence. We will deliver high quality career training by enhancing technical and employability skills, embracing diverse cultures, providing a quality learning environment, and support the well-being of our students, and the community. We provide career and technical certificate programs and courses in health, trades, technical, and business fields at the secondary and postsecondary levels. Our programs are designed to train students for entry-level employment, to provide retraining, or to upgrade the job skills of our students.
We provide practical training to assist students in meeting the needs of employers in business and industry. Training programs are designed to enhance the employability of our students by helping them develop life and job skills and work habits. Assistance in upgrading basic educational skills is also available.
All of our faculty members are qualified instructors in their respective occupational fields. They are credentialed through the Colorado State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Certified instructors in licensed programs are also approved by the State Licensing Board for their respective occupation.
“Where Careers Begin”
Our mission is educational excellence. We will deliver high quality career training by enhancing technical and employability skills, embracing diverse cultures, providing a quality learning environment, and support the well-being of our students, and the community.
Every student has the opportunity to pursue a quality technical education. As a key member of the community, we are committed to a high standard of training for all students. That means we are focused on equity, on the experience of the whole person, and on the larger role we serve in our community.
We are an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability, in our activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504. For further information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Randal Palmer, Director, 1765 US Hwy 50, Delta, Colorado 81416, (970) 874-7671, or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Building,1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, phone (303) 844- 5695, FAX (303) 844-4303; TDD (303) 844-3417, or Email OCR_Denver@ed.gov
Hours of Operation
- Monday – Friday 7:30am-4:00pm and by appointment
*** Closed all holidays and some school breaks ***
Employment Opportunities at TCR
Would you like to be a part of our team? Please explore our employment opportunities!
Please find our campus directory here.
TCR Emergency Meeting Area Map
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