Young Adult Workshops & Events

R.I.S.E. above the crowd program – weekly enrollments!

What is RISE?
R.I.S.E. stands for Retail Industry Skills & Education Training. It is a program developed by the National Retail Federation.

What do participants receive from this training?

  • A Retail Industry Fundamentals Certification
    o  Ability to share this certification with retail companies
    o  Access to the National Retail Federation’s Job Board
  • A Letter of Recommendation from The Center of Work Ethic Development
  • Résumé and Interview Prep tailored to the retail industry

How long is the training and where are the classes?

The training is 4 weeks and classes are held at Pikes Peak Workforce Center.

Auxiliary Aids/Services or Modifications

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a service, program, or activity of PPWFC, should contact Tiffany Clark-Trujillo as soon as possible (but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event) at 719-667-3885 or You can also make your request electronically at