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  • Is my Program Safe?

    Apr 24, 2019

    by the Quality Specialist team, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    In light of the threat of violence that shut down entire school districts, including many early care and learning centers… More

  • Field notes: a Visit with Noel Magee, Preschool Program Coordinator of Anchor Center for Blind Children

    Apr 3, 2019

    Noel Magee, Preschool Program Coordinator, Anchor Center for Blind Children, as interviewed by Monica Marshall, Communications & Data Liaison, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    1. How long… More

  • My AmeriCorps Service Experience

    Mar 13, 2019

    by Monica Marshall, AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer & Outreach Specialist – Communications & Data Liaison 

    For as long as I can remember, I’ve known that I wanted to make a positive… More

  • 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