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Colorado Free University

Colorado Free University

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Lowry / East Denver, Denver, Colorado
(17 Reviews)

Colorado Free University is a life long learning center offering a wide array of skill-based and enrichment courses. More of a learning network than a traditional school, CFU draws its teachers from the community and all teachers are independent contractors. Classes are designed for busy adults who want to get useful information or new skills without having to commit a great amount of time.  
Whether the goal is upgrading skills for work, testing out a new career, developing an untapped talent, or just meeting new people while exploring a topic of interest, CFU offers something that will fit.

Colorado Free University has old roots but new applications. The Free University originally grew out of the free speech movement of the early ‘70’s with a mission to make education more egalitarian. The “Free” in Free University comes from the belief that there should not be barriers to learning or sharing knowledge and that students should have the freedom to choose what they want to learn. The first Free University in Denver, Denver Free University, opened in 1969 and ran until 1986. In the 70’s and 80’s there were many Free Universities around the country.

In 1987, after Denver Free University folded, John Hand founded Colorado Free University with less of a political and more of a community mission.  John believed that communities have within them the resources to solve their own problems.  For any need or problem a person might have, someone else in the community has an answer or solution.  CFU brings those people together.  Only a handful of independent, free-standing schools such as CFU are still in operation around the country.

Reviews of Colorado Free University

(17 Reviews)
Microsoft Word 2016: Level 1

3/3/2022
Jeannie T.

Attended: Microsoft Word 2016: Level 1


I enjoyed the instructor. Appreciated the class size and personal attention.

Microsoft Excel 2019: Level 1

8/18/2021
Larry C.

Attended: Microsoft Excel 2019: Level 1


Sue,the instructor was very knowledge and patience with me explaining the textbook and how it actually done!

The Basics of Using a Mac Computer: (Online)

7/29/2021
Lulu C.

Attended: The Basics of Using a Mac Computer: (Online)


The class was very thorough and Amanda was SUPER patient. Very knowledgeable and adept with the various operating systems. I would highly recommend this class for anyone wanting to get a hands on experience for how to move around your device and improve efficiency.

Microsoft Office 365 and OneNote - Online Course

4/6/2021
Silvia M G.

Attended: Microsoft Office 365 and OneNote - Online Course


Loved the course and the one on one that was provided by Mitzi. It was great to learn new functions and capabilities.

Exploring Adobe InDesign: An Intro to Publishing

1/27/2020
Rachael C.

Attended: Exploring Adobe InDesign: An Intro to Publishing


This class was perfect for an Adobe InDesign beginner. Jeff was a very patient and thorough instructor. I would highly recommend this class!

Exploring Adobe Illustrator

9/29/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Exploring Adobe Illustrator


Teacher was good But over priced for the amount of hours. Would not recommend this course to anyone. You need to tack in a few hours.

Microsoft Access 2016: Level 1

9/11/2019
Kuntesha B.

Attended: Microsoft Access 2016: Level 1


How thorough the teacher Ms. Sue is.

Microsoft Excel 2016: Level 2

7/24/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Microsoft Excel 2016: Level 2


It was a very clear presentation, and every question was answered!

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (Online)

7/19/2019
Kelly M.

Attended: Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (Online)


Mitzi far exceeded my expectations for this course. She was extremely knowledgeable, patient and professional. I left the class feeling that I had actually learned some useful tools/skills. I would recommend her Adobe class to anyone.

Getting Started with WordPress: Content Mgmt. (Online)

4/6/2018
Alina E.

Attended: Getting Started with WordPress: Content Mgmt. (Online)


Great for beginners on how to use wordpress platform. Goes through each function in detail. You'll pretty much learn how to operate the platform by the time all is said and done.

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7653 E 1st Pl, Denver, Colorado 80230
Colorado Free University
Lowry / East Denver
7653 E 1st Pl
Btwn Red Cross Way & Spruce St
Denver, Colorado 80230

Upcoming Classes at Colorado Free University

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019: Introduction
Microsoft PowerPoint 2019: Introduction
Next start date:

Thursday Dec 1st, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Spanish 3
Spanish 3
Next start date:

Thursday Dec 1st, 9:30am - 10:55am Mountain Time

Spanish Conversation 2
Spanish Conversation 2
Next start date:

Thursday Dec 1st, 11:05am - 12:30pm Mountain Time

Exploring Adobe Illustrator
Exploring Adobe Illustrator
Next start date:

Saturday Dec 3rd, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Personal Computer Basics w/ Windows 10: Getting Started
Personal Computer Basics w/ Windows 10: Getting Started
Next start date:

Saturday Dec 3rd, 9am - 12pm Mountain Time

Adobe InDesign CC: 2-Day Comprehensive
Adobe InDesign CC: 2-Day Comprehensive
Next start date:

Tuesday Dec 6th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Microsoft Word 2016: Level 2
Microsoft Word 2016: Level 2
Next start date:

Wednesday Dec 7th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Microsoft Excel 2019: Level 1
Microsoft Excel 2019: Level 1
Next start date:

Thursday Dec 8th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Exploring Adobe InDesign: An Intro to Publishing
Exploring Adobe InDesign: An Intro to Publishing
Next start date:

Saturday Dec 10th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Microsoft Word 2019: Level 1
Microsoft Word 2019: Level 1
Next start date:

Monday Dec 12th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Adobe Photoshop CC: 2-Day Comprehensive
Adobe Photoshop CC: 2-Day Comprehensive
Next start date:

Tuesday Dec 13th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Microsoft Excel 2019: Level 2
Microsoft Excel 2019: Level 2
Next start date:

Thursday Dec 15th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Introduction to Google Mail
Introduction to Google Mail
Next start date:

Saturday Dec 17th, 9am - 12pm Mountain Time

Adobe InDesign CC: Bootcamp
Adobe InDesign CC: Bootcamp
Next start date:

Monday Jan 9th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Using Microsoft Windows 10
Using Microsoft Windows 10
Next start date:

Tuesday Jan 10th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Adobe Illustrator CC: 2-Day Comprehensive
Adobe Illustrator CC: 2-Day Comprehensive
Next start date:

Tuesday Jan 10th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Microsoft Excel 2016: Level 1
Microsoft Excel 2016: Level 1
Next start date:

Wednesday Jan 11th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Spanish 4
Spanish 4
Next start date:

Thursday Jan 12th, 9:30am - 10:55am Mountain Time

Spanish 5
Spanish 5
Next start date:

Thursday Jan 12th, 11:05am - 12:30pm Mountain Time

Using Google G Suite
Using Google G Suite
Next start date:

Tuesday Jan 17th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

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Teachers at Colorado Free University

AC AC Suarez AC Suarez Aimee Skillin Alex Delia Alicia Green Amanda Diver Angela Schlaud Bill Weller Brenda Bennett Cecilia Gowins Chris Murphy Deb Schaffer Diego Ceron Donald Seigler Donnie Seigler Frida Garcia Jeff Danelek Jules Marie Kevin Boyd Kyle Hilyard Lilia Selenke Linda Moore Lori Poole Lou Smith Marisol Senecal Mariscal Melissa Levy Mitzi Katz Olivia Botonis Olivia Botonis Olivia Botonis Olivia Botonis Olivia x Botonis Roberto Saenz Samuel Burks Sue Gosman Susan Price Talena Johnson Tim -
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