Our Blog

  • Learn, Engage, and Connect at RMECC 2019!

    Jan 23, 2019

    by Heidi Ganser Lang, Manager of Stakeholder Engagement

    When I joined Denver’s Early Childhood Council staff in 2015, we had just signed on as a hosting partner to the Rocky Mountain… More

  • Demystifying POLICY: Not a Scary 6-Letter Word

    Jan 7, 2019

    by Nicole Riehl, Chief Operating Officer, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    It’s okay, a lot of people have feelings of uneasiness or confusion when someone mentions policy in a… More

  • We’re Still Thankful!

    Nov 27, 2018

     by Emily Bustos, President & CEO, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, but we’re still thankful! Every day we have the opportunity to work with amazing… More

  • Using Sign Language to Enhance Language Development

    Nov 13, 2018

    by Melanie Soneson, Career Pathways Coordinator, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    Growing up with two Deaf parents, many ask the question, “How did you learn to speak?” My answer is… More

  • Managing Stress through Self-Care

    Oct 19, 2018

    by Jill Rocha, Quality Specialist, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    As a former Director, I can relate to the demands of those of you who work in the field of early care and education.… More

  • Back to School!

    Sep 18, 2018

    by Kelly Bowes, Director of Professional Practice, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    Back to School! As children head back to class for the 2018-2019 school year, full of excitement and… More

  • Teacher Retention Strategies on a Budget

    Sep 11, 2018

    By Dora Esparza, Business Leadership Specialist

    Being a teacher is hard. There are challenging behaviors, there’s the inability to use the restroom whenever nature calls, the guilt of… More

  • Reinforcing the Foundation

    Aug 17, 2018

    by Angela Bracero, Early Childhood Teacher, Warren Village

    Part 2
    You see that little tot right there? That’s my daughter Maya and she is enrolled in the early preschool class at Warren… More

  • The Village Approach to Creating a Solid Foundation

    Jul 10, 2018

    by Angela Bracero, Early Childhood Teacher, Warren Village

    Part 1  –  “Preschool Me”
    That mullet-adorned three-year old with the pearls is “preschool me.” It was 1988, and my then… More

  • The Role of Diversity in Creating the Early Childhood Workforce Solution

    Jun 12, 2018

    by Pedro Méndez, Community Engagement Coordinator

    According to the Census Bureau by the year 2044 it’s estimated that about half of the population in the United States will belong to a… More