TRAINING & COACHING FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS

FEATURED TRAINING PROGRAMS

Learn more about in-depth training programs to advance your career.

Pre-Licensing Training

Are you interested in opening your own child care? This state-approved training covers everything from state and city regulations to healthy child development. Contact us to learn more.

Expanding Quality in Infant Toddler Care

EQIT is a 48-hour course designed to improve knowledge and skills of those who care for infants and toddlers. The EQIT course has equivalency to college coursework.

Pyramid Colorado Modules

A 45-hour course designed to help educators support the social-emotional development of children and address challenging behavior. This course has equivalency to college coursework.

TRAINING CALENDAR

Find a schedule of all upcoming trainings with information about eligibility, workforce competencies, and more.

COACHING SERVICES

Learn more about expert coaching provided by Denver’s Early Childhood Council. Our coaches cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • Social-emotional early development
  • Positively addressing challenging behavior
  • Support to navigate the Colorado Shines QRIS
  • Playground and facility safety
  • Child health and development
  • Screening and assessment
  • Management and administration
  • And more!
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ECCONNECT

Go to directly ecConnect to learn about scholarship opportunities and register for trainings.

MAKE AN EFFECTIVE REFERRAL

Early identification of developmental issues is critical.

When a risk or delay is identified, a referral for a more formal evaluation is needed — but the process to obtain a developmental evaluation and services can be complex.

As professionals, we are in a unique position to improve referral completion to support child development and the families we work with.

With three training sections, case studies and other resources, we break down the steps in the referral process to enable more effective referrals that help more families get the support they need.

FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD COUNCILS

Learn how we can support providers in your region with customized training and business services.

CUSTOM TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Denver’s Early Childhood Council tailors training programs to the specific needs and interests of educators, program directors, and families. Contact us to learn more about creating a customized training experience for your team.

SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL EARLY DEVELOPMENT

Learn about the training and resources available to support the social-emotional development and early childhood mental health of children in your program.

BODY SAFETY, DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

Our customized training courses include important and emerging topics and reflect the latest research in child development and social science.

ARE YOU AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERT?

We frequently engage with new trainers who are experts in child development, family engagement, early childhood mental health, quality care, and other topics. Contact us to learn more.

NEED SUPPORT?

If you have questions about training, how to register, or need additional support, check out our help desk resources.

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