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July 5, 2020 – NPR’s Scott Detrow speaks to child care consultant Lucy Mullen Davis about the guidelines centers — and parents — are considering before reopening. How Parents And Day Care Centers Can Keep Kids Safe After Reopening – npr.org/2020/07/05/887386834/how-parents-and-daycare-centers-can-keep-kids-safe-after-reopening


May 19, 2020 – Even as they weigh the risks of reopening, the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to put many child care centers out of business. Is it Safe for Day Care Centers to be Open Right Now? – vox.com/21263974/coronavirus-safe-kids-day-care


March 11, 2020 – Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference Cancelled. Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Spread – RMECC 2020 Cancellation Press Release 3-11-2020


February 4, 2020 – Denver’s Early Childhood Council welcomes new Chief Program Officer. Megan Bock joins Denver’s Early Childhood Council as Chief Program Officer – Chief Program Officer Announcement Press release 2-4-2020


January 7, 2020 – The Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC) will bring over 2,000 early childhood professionals and stakeholders to the Mile High City on March 13 and 14, 2020. Rocky Mountain Region to Tackle Pressing Early Childhood Topics During Premiere Gathering – prnewswire.com/news-releases/rocky-mountain-region-to-tackle-pressing-early-childhood-topics-during-premiere-gathering


April 23, 2019 – Denver’s Early Childhood Council one of 5 grantees selected for 2019 Early Childhood Workforce Innovation Grants – Innovative Partnerships Receive Funds to Stimulate Colorado’s Early Childhood Workforce – earlymilestones.org/2019-workforce-grantees/


February 13, 2019 – Support for licensed centers, licensed family home care programs and families during Denver teachers strike – conta.cc/2DDPE2D


May 1, 2018 – Denver’s Early Childhood Council and Partners Receive $250,000 Early Childhood Workforce Innovation Grant – New pilot program addresses systemic improvement of recruitment, retention and compensation for teachers of youngest Coloradans – EC Workforce Innovation Grant Press release 5-1-18


April 24, 2018 – Denver to Prioritize a Strong Start for Babies and Toddlers – Leading National Groups Announce Selection of Communities across the Country to Focus on Healthy Beginnings, Supported Families and Quality Child Care from Birth to Age 3 – Denver PCI Announcement Press release 4-24-18