Collective Impact Collaboration

In order to make a substantive impact on large social problems, like school readiness, we work to bring together a diverse group of committed organizations in Boulder County to act in a mutually reinforcing way to impact a common goal. To that end, ECCBC acts as the backbone organization for the Boulder County Early Childhood … Read more >

SLV Home Visitation Coalition

Connecting families to Home Visitation Programs through the Home Visiting Coalition: Parents As Teachers (PAT); Nurse Family Partnership (NFP); Healthy Steps; Safe Care; and Working Together program. Providing information and support to these home visitors including information for immigrant families, drug use conversations, safety on home visits, mental health first aide and the Colorado Child … Read more >

Maternal Child Health Systems, Environmental Health, Immunizations, Healthy Mealtimes and Physical Activity, Disease Prevention, Tobacco and Nicotine-free child care, School Wellness, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and Nurse Home Visiting Programs

Tri-County Health Department’s mission is to promote, protect and improve the lifelong health of individuals and communities in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties through the effective use of data, evidence-based prevention strategies, leadership, advocacy, partnerships and the promotion of health equity. The programs at TCHD that serve early care and education (ECE) professionals and families … Read more >

Early Childhood Obesity Prevention

Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment works with Early Childhood Council, childcare centers, and family homes (including Family Friends (FFN) and Neighbors and Providers Advancing School Outcomes (PASO) providers to implement best practices for preventing early childhood obesity and the development of healthy habits early in life. Strategies include training child care providers … Read more >

Expanding Quality for Infants and Toddlers

The 48-hour EQIT curriculum provides a solid introduction to infant and toddler development, with a focus on providing quality group care for our youngest children. The EQIT course builds on the knowledge and experiences of infant and toddler caregivers through interesting, interactive, fun activities.

Alliance Office of Professional Development

The Alliance for Kids Office of Professional Development facilitates the improvement of a qualified early care and education workforce with an emphasis on increasing the availability of formal education and on-going professional development opportunities for early care professionals. Early care and education professionals are provided support through an interconnected system of enhanced supports, resources and … Read more >

Advocacy

Alliance for Kids serves as the early childhood advocacy hub for El Paso County. We offer an annual early childhood forum that allows individuals from various sectors to see the community through the eyes of early childhood, educates about the Kids Count data for El Paso County, and connects them with professionals and families that … Read more >

Workforce Development

Alliance for Kids has a large focus on the early childhood workforce and is partnering with community entities in workforce stabilization efforts. We are working to promote the early education professionals and increase the number of qualified, diverse early childhood educators in El Paso County through CDA programming and development of qualified CEU options for … Read more >

Coaching and Learning Environment Enhancements

Alliance for Kids blends funding from several sources to strive to increase access, quality and equity within the early childhood programs in El Paso County. Partnering with the Buell foundation, the Colorado Office of Early Childhood, and El Paso County Department of Human Services, we are able to provide early childhood coaching and funding to … Read more >

Outreach

Alliance for Kids engages in a multifaceted outreach approach as we seek to engage early education professionals as well as families. We support professionals by educating them about quality initiatives that are taking place in our area, providing individualized Early Childhood Professional Credential sessions, and partnering with McKinney-Vento liaisons to ensure that professionals are aware … Read more >