Education Resources


The Colorado Hospitality Scholarship Program is inclusive of two different scholarship programs in 2024 with $150,000 available!  These scholarships are designed to help support students who are working a minimum of 16 hours/week in a Colorado hotel while pursuing degrees from accredited universities, colleges, or trade schools.  The application window for the 2024/2025 school year is now open and applications are due by April 15th.  Click here for information on the program and here to apply!

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 

Colorado Mesa University
Contact: Tevfik Demirciftci
Phone: (970) 248-1137

[email protected]

Colorado Mountain College
Contact: Terry Hunter
Phone: (970) 870-4436
[email protected]
Colorado State University
Contact: Soo Kang
Phone: (970) 491-0293
[email protected]

Front Range Community College                              Contact: Teresina Davie                  Phone:  (970) 226-2500        [email protected] 

Johnson & Wales University
Main Contact: Kimberly Tranter
Phone: (303) 256-9300
[email protected]
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Contact: Eric Olson, Ph.D.
Phone: (303) 605-7535
[email protected]
University of Denver - Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management
Contact: Dr. David Corsun
Phone: (303) 871-4268
[email protected]
Western State Colorado University
Contact: Michael Vieregge
Phone: (970) 943-2566
[email protected]