Description:

The Early Childhood Council of Boulder County supports and provides professional development opportunities for the early childhood workforce within Boulder County in an effort to increase the quality of early learning opportunities and early childhood workforce retention. A monthly training calendar, access to local trainings, and technical assistance are provided regularly as well as financial support for professional development. Financial support includes financial incentives for college level coursework, and no-cost trainings. These trainings provide professional development clock hour certificates that providers can use to meet annual licensing requirements as well as count towards the points needed when applying for a Colorado Early Childhood Professional Credential 2.0 in the Colorado Shines Professional Development Information System (PDIS). Specific recurring low or no-cost trainings provided by the council include:
• Expanding Quality Infant Toddler caregiving (EQIT)
• Touchpoints Approach
• Quality Nights
• Early Childhood Mini-Conference
• Pre-Licensing

Primary Role of Program in Early Childhood Systems:

Membership/Training

Service Area(s):

Boulder

Population(s) Served:

Caregivers, Teachers, Other Professionals

Outcome-Based Activities The Program/Initiative Provides:

Learning & Development

Education, coaching and ongoing training exist for caregivers, teachers and other professionals
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Learning & Development

Education, coaching and ongoing training exist for caregivers, teachers and other professionals
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Learning & Development

Learning experiences and environments are high quality, developmentally appropriate and affordable
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Learning & Development

Formal and informal care environments and education practices reach the highest levels of quality
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Learning & Development

Adults understand and support children’s learning and development, including social and emotional
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Program evaluates effectiveness of activities and services:

Yes

Organization Details:
Early Childhood Council of Boulder County

1285 Cimarron Drive Suite 201
Lafayette, Colorado 80026

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ECLC Framework Matrix: Outcomes > access, quality and equity