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  • A Supportive Network for ECE Directors

    Jul 13, 2017

    By Dora Esparza, Business Leadership Specialist

    Despite all the hats worn by early childhood education directors, running a child care program can be a very isolating experience. You know… More

  • A More Inclusive and Accessible Organization

    May 26, 2017

     By Flor Marquez, Community Engagement Coordinator

    As non-profit and community service organizations, we aspire to offer comprehensive and effective services, yet many times we hit a wall… More

  • What is radon and what can child care facilities do about it?

    Mar 7, 2017

     by Brendan Doyle, Public Health Inspections Division, Department of Environmental Health, City & County of Denver

    Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from the… More

  • Pregnancy-related Depression & Anxiety

    Jan 11, 2017

    by Kelly Stainback-Tracy, MPH, Perinatal Infant Mental Health Specialist, Denver Public Health

    Why it Matters in Early Childhood Settings
    Pregnancy-related depression and anxiety are the… More

  • Taking it Outside – Spotlight on the Learning Environment

    Nov 23, 2016

    by Kelly Bowes, Quality Initiatives Manager, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    While most of us are thinking about spending more time indoors as winter finally approaches, we would like to… More

  • Strengthening Families, Building Community

    Nov 11, 2016

     by Soren Gall, Infant, Toddler & Family Specialist

    At Denver’s Early Childhood Council, we work directly with individuals who care for children (in licensed centers, licensed home… More

  • What We Learned at DELHI

    Oct 12, 2016

    Reflections from our guests on DELHI 2016: “Cultivating the Next Generation of Early Childhood Leaders – Pathways to Leadership”

    “We are a voice to be heard, strengthened by working… More

  • The High Quality Early Learning Ecosystem

    Sep 16, 2016

     by Demetria Martinez, Denver Preschool Program Coordinator 

    Reflections on the 2016 QRIS National Meeting –

    Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) are a relatively new early… More

  • We heard your voices! Results from the Professional Development Survey

    Aug 5, 2016


     by Erin Gager, Professional Development Manager

    If your inbox is anything like mine, it is often swamped with companies and organizations wanting your feedback. Even just perusing… More

  • What Is P-3 Alignment and Why Is It Important?

    Jun 16, 2016

     by Emily Bustos, Executive Director

    Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd Grade Alignment, or P-3, is a comprehensive systems strategy focused on ensuring all children develop the cognitive and… More