Monica Ibarra

Program Manager

Monica Ibarra

Monica, a Colorado native, joined Denver’s Early Childhood Council in August 2018 as Denver Preschool Program (DPP) Coordinator, and now is a Program Manager. In her current role, she is responsible for providing overall support and project oversight for the quality improvement administration partnership with DPP. Monica has more than 10 years of experience working in the field of Early Childhood Education.

Prior to working at the Council, she served as a Research & Evaluation Associate Lead at Clayton Early Learning where she recruited and engaged families and providers through her work with the DPP Child Outcome Study. She was also a member of the DPP Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) assessment team.

In her free time, Monica loves spending time with her husband and children in the mountains or a drive-in movie. She also enjoys cooking, especially for family gatherings.

Monica is bi-lingual in English and Spanish.