Our Blog

  • 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

  • 2016 is Looking Bright!

    Jan 8, 2016

     by Emily Bustos, Executive Director

    We’re kicking off the new year with some very exciting news! I am pleased to announce that we are the recipient of two new grants that will allow us… More

  • What do I do about a kid who…?

    Nov 20, 2015

     by Susan Kay, SEED Coach & Evaluation Specialist, Denver’s Early Childhood Council

    It might be a phone call to our Help Desk, a plea from someone who grabs me after one of my workshops,… More

  • Community Report: Navigating Denver’s Pediatric Health Care System

    Oct 22, 2015

     by Steve Vogler, MD, Pediatrician, Denver Health Westside Health Clinic, Medical Director, Reach Out & Read

    According to estimates, over 90% of children in the U.S. receive at least one… More