Our Blog

  • 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

  • Families with Young Children – How can we Help You?

    May 10, 2016

    by Soren Gall, Infant, Toddler & Family Specialist, Denver’s Early Childhood Council 

    With increased focus on early childhood in the city of Denver as well as in the state of Colorado,… More

  • Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Your Organization

    Apr 5, 2016

    by Feather Berkower, LCSW, Founder of Parenting Safe Children

    As a professional, you are in a unique position to prevent child sexual abuse. Not only can you empower children in your care… More

  • The EITC: Help Educate Families About This Important Tool

    Mar 7, 2016

     by Courtney Sabine, Manager of Public Information Campaigns, Gary Community Investments

    As the number of Coloradans who work full-time but still struggle to makes end meet continues to… More

  • A Colorado Shines Success Story

    Feb 9, 2016

    Jennifer Luke, Executive Director, Early Excellence, as interviewed by Denver’s Early Childhood Council
    One year after the launch of Colorado Shines, hear from the first program in Denver to rate at… More