Education Resources

Your helpful Colorado hospitality educational resources.


The Colorado Hospitality Scholarship Program is inclusive of two different scholarship programs in 2023.  These scholarships are designed to help support students pursuing degrees from accredited universities, colleges, or trade schools while working in a hotel.  Students who meet the criteria for each of these scholarships are invited to apply.  This year, CHLA will award up to $100,000 in scholarships and MDLC will award up to $70,000 in scholarships.  Click here for more details and here to apply online!

Training Materials

CHLA provides hospitality educational resources for Colorado members who are also AH&LA Lodging Members. Non-member pricing is available as well.

 Discounts on hospitality training tools 
AH&LA Lodging Members receive discounts on DVD’s and manuals addressing guest safety, crisis communication, service animals and more!

 Special member pricing
AH&LA Lodging Members receive discount pricing on all AHLEI Programs and additional savings off all industry certifications!

Hospitality Careers

Are you interested in pursuing a career in hospitality? The hotel industry offers good, high-paying jobs with benefits and a fast track to senior positions. Click below to learn more about the world of possibilities that a career in hospitality can provide!

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CHLA Member Universities & Colleges Around the State
Colorado Mesa University
Main Contact: Britt Mathwhich
Phone: (970) 248-1819
[email protected]
Colorado Mountain College
Main Contact: Terry Hunter
Phone: (970) 870-4436
[email protected]
Colorado State University
Main Contact: Soo Kang
Phone: (970) 491-0293
[email protected]
Johnson & Wales University
Main Contact: Kimberly Tranter
Phone: (303) 256-9300
[email protected]
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Main Contact: Dr. James Drake
Phone: (303) 556-4840
[email protected]
University of Denver - Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management
Main Contact: Dr. David Corsun
Phone: (303) 871-4268
[email protected]
Western State Colorado University
Main Contact: Michael Vieregge
Phone: (970) 943-2566
[email protected]