Feedback Friday

The final Friday of every month, child care providers can meet raise any questions/concerns that they have about the industry. It’s an informal conversation that keeps ECEA aware of advocacy needs.

Bright by Three and Bright by Text

Bright by Three’s traditional visitation program is a free, three-year curriculum based on seminal research findings from The Carolina Abecedarian Project, Hart and Risley, The Perry Preschool Project, and others. Trained volunteers visit with parents and caregivers to share age-specific resource kits that help caregivers stimulate their child’s healthy development. To support present-day caregivers, Bright … 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 >

Bright by Text

Bright by Text is a text messaging service that helps parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age five make the most of everyday interactions. Through free tips, information, games and resources, Bright by Text is proven to build nurturing caregiver-child relationships, strengthen families, promote healthy child development, and improve school readiness. Each week, parents … Read more >

Collaborative Coaching

Collaborative Coaching is an evidence-based case management approach designed to help families move from crisis to self-sufficiency. By partnering with participants, Family Success Coaches help the families acquire the resources, skills, and sustained behavior changes needed to achieve and preserve economic independence. Collaborative Coaching engages participants in a process of goal-setting and achievement to put … Read more >

Seedlings

Seedlings is a 10-week parenting curriculum for new and expecting parents developed by specifically for Growing Home by a professor at the University of Denver. The class focuses on the impact of toxic stress and adverse childhood experiences on young children and the vital role parents can play in buffering this toxic stress and impacting … Read more >

Parents as Teachers – Growing Home

Parents As Teachers (PAT) is a home-visitation program with the core value of which is that the parent is a child’s first and most influential teacher. PAT is designed to teach parents about a child’s development and windows of opportunity for development so they’re able to reach their highest potential through age-appropriate, homemade activities. Growing … Read more >

Family Strengthening

Together with community partners – including service organizations and families – ECPAC supports increased availability and access to high quality family support and education opportunities. Parent enrichment opportunities are available in collaboration with community service organizations through funding and coordination support from ECPAC. These include opportunities for families to learn more about early literacy development, … Read more >