Fort Lupton Campus


What is BUENO HEP?

The University of Colorado at Boulder, School of Education (BUENO programs) and Aims Community College (Continuing Education) in Fort Lupton  are in collaboration of a federally funded grant program known as HEP (high school equivalency program). In 2008, the School of Education and the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education was granted five years of funding to develop and implement the BUENO High School Equivalency Program (BUENO HEP) for migrant and seasonal farm workers who work and reside in the Arkansas Valley, the San Luis Valley or in the Platte River Valley.

The BUENO-HEP site at Aims Community College is currently a program that provides: GED official tests, practice tests, GED classes (taught bilingually in English and Spanish), tutoring, and other services. These services are free if you qualify for the program.

Who qualifies for BUENO HEP?

Any migrant or seasonally employed agricultural worker or their children / parents.
In order to qualify for BUENO-HEP, the student, or his/her immediate family member, must have worked, a minimum of 75 days in migrant or seasonal farm work within the last two years.

What does BUENO HEP provide?

  • GED Pre-Testing
  • Classes (taught bilingually in English and Spanish)
  • Tutoring
  • GED Official Testing
  • Supplies for class
  • Career Counseling
  • Placement into: higher education, employment, military

How Do I Apply?

For more information, or to apply, please contact: 303-718-5901
Download a BUENO HEP Application

Yesenia Gomez
Administrative Assistant

Ernesto Sanchez
HEP Director

Faustina Chavez

Francisco Giles

(State of Colorado - GED website)