Colorado Preschool Program

ECHO serves as the District Council for the Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) for Canon City Schools. This program is available to three and four year old children if parents are working or attending school full time (25 hours per week). There are also limited CPP spaces available for children six weeks to three years. the … Read more >

ECHO Screening and Access Program

Children’s vision, hearing, development, and social and emotional skills are checked at ECHO Screening. Children enjoy the developmental games and parents are reassured that their child is doing well in the areas observed. If a problem is detected, ECHO will help parents access services needed by their child. This might include an in-depth developmental evaluation … Read more >

Professional Development

Children First provides professional development opportunities that are open to early care and education professionals, home visitors, parents and the community. Topics are determined based on requests from professionals, coaches, directors, etc. Participants are given certificates upon completion of the training that can be used for licensing. Some of the most requested topics include: * … Read more >

Professional Development

CKLECC works to support professional development of early childhood, family service and care providers by offering training opportunities in health, mental health, early learning, family support and education . Monthly and bimonthly training opportunities are offered by CKLECC and vary by county. Professional development opportunities are geared towards improving the quality of services and assisting … Read more >

Pre-Licensing Training for Child Care Providers

Approved by the Colorado Department of Human Services, this course provides the 15 hour curriculum of training in order to apply for an in-home childcare license in the State of Colorado.

CKLECC Fun Tote Program

The CKLECC Fun Tote Program is an educational opportunity designed to promote parent/caregiver interaction and to help monitor developmental milestones in children ages 0-8. The program offers a variety of totes or backpacks to be checked out of local libraries to use at home. There are a variety of categories to choose from such as: … Read more >

Professional Development

Each year, ECCLC surveys early care and education providers to determine training needs. This information, along with the observations of needs from ECCLC staff, child care licensing specialists, and our Professional Development Advisory Committee, is used to create a plan for community trainings. Most of our trainings offered apply towards licensing requirements. Trainings can include: … Read more >

Child Care Outreach Services

ECCLC is committed to supporting providers’ ability to meet licensing requirements. The information in this section is intended to help you ensure you are in compliance with licensing rules and regulations. We also recruit those who want to become licensed Family Child Care Home Providers. We offer support with licensing applications, pre-licensing trainings, and financial … Read more >

Quality Support

ECCLC offers an array of services to support licensed early care and education professionals in their work with young children. ECCLC’s Quality Support Coaches work with both individuals providing direct care to children, including those licensed to care for children in their home, as well as licensed child care program administrators. Services provided are customized … Read more >