Committees & Networking

Whether you are a parent, early childhood professional, funder, policy maker or a member of the broader community, you can make a difference in the lives of Denver’s youngest children.

Denver Metro Early Childhood Sector Partnership:

This regional partnership is supported by a collaborative group of public and private organizations, including businesses and associations, that have joined together to find solutions to the challenges facing early childhood.  Bringing together business owners and leaders to talk about ways to grow and sustain our work in the region, we invite leaders in our field to join us in this important collaborative work.

We are modeling our partnership after successful partnerships around the state and across the country. Industry-driven sector partnerships are a place for business leaders to collectively address issues that relate to competitiveness and growth, to find the best ways to work with the public sector (workforce development, education, economic development and community organizations) to help create solutions to pressing issues and be proactive about the future of early childhood in Metro Denver.

Policy Committee:

Meets during legislative session

  • Monitors legislative activity
  • Provides recommendation for support or non-support of proposed state and local policy

Denver CCAP Collaborative: 

The Denver CCAP Collaborative gives Denver child care providers a voice in the community and an opportunity to meet and connect with Denver Human Services Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) staff.

The Collaborative discusses policy and funding issues that affect large and small child care providers in the Denver metro area. The group meets monthly and includes participants from child care programs, individual child care providers, community funders, Denver’s Early Childhood Council staff and representatives from Denver Human Services.

Partner Network:

The Partner Network meets monthly, providing a forum for Council program staff and community partners to share updates, activities and discussion on issues that have an impact on the early care and learning network in Denver.