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 >

Early Childhood Education Research Alliance

The Early Childhood Education Research Alliance at REL Central managed by Marzano Research has the long term goals of improving school readiness and increasing access to quality early childhood education programs. The alliance shares resources and supports capacity building of members around early childhood issues.

ELV Healthy Options for Preschoolers & Parents

ELV has created a unique technology centered model of shared services that provides a comprehensive suite of business management services to significantly reduce the administrative and regulatory burdens on child care providers so they can focus on program quality. Made possible through a partnership with the Colorado Health Foundation, the Healthy Options for Preschoolers & … Read more >

ELV Alliance CORE Child Care Managment System

ELV has created a unique technology centered model of shared services that provides a comprehensive suite of business management services to significantly reduce the administrative and regulatory burdens on child care providers so they can focus on program quality. The Alliance CORE child care management system is the premier web application built from the ground … Read more >

ELV Resource Platform

ELV has created a unique technology centered model of shared services that provides a comprehensive suite of business management services to significantly reduce the administrative and regulatory burdens on child care providers so they can focus on program quality. The ELV Resource Platform is powered by CCA For Social Good and links child care providers … Read more >

Cooking Matters Colorado

Since 1994, Cooking Matters Colorado has reached over 100,000 families with our nationally-recognized food skills and nutrition education program. We partner with community organizations and volunteer culinary and nutrition instructors to offer six-week cooking courses, one-time grocery store tours and early childhood professional development trainings across Colorado. Through Cooking Matters programming, participants learn to shop … Read more >

Early Childhood Colorado Partnership

Learn more: www.earlychildhoodcoloradopartnership.org We all play a role in building strong systems for Colorado’s children and families. Developing and sustaining a comprehensive early childhood system with children and families at the center is not an easy task, and no one individual, organization or agency can do it alone. But together, our collective efforts can ensure … Read more >