Lena Grow!

The program focuses on a single, straightforward, proven solution to accelerating brain growth, boosting social-emotional development, and increasing kindergarten readiness. That solution: Giving early childhood educators the tools they need to improve language environments equitably and to truly connect with each and every child in their care. In just five weeks of LENA Grow (or … Read more >

Character & Leadership Development

BGCMD offers several programs that inspire kids to raise their voices and contribute to their communities. Leadership groups within BGCMD include Youth of the Year, Keystone Club for teens and Torch Club for preteens. These peer-based groups give kids a platform to develop age-specific projects.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® COLORADO Scholarship

Early childhood professionals who have higher education have been shown to have a better understanding of child development and to be more responsive to the educational and academic needs of young children. The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® COLORADO Scholarship Program offers early childhood education program directors and teachers a pathway to pursue higher education. Access to … Read more >

Temple Hoyne Buell – Quality Improvement Activities & Workforce Development

Funding through generous support of the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation supports funding for EQIT to bridge gaps in state funding and also helps support quality improvement activities for programs and providers in the 4 county region including: Program and Business Administration assessments, CLASS assessments, and Pyramid Plus and Incredible Years programming.

Childcare Resource and Referral (Eagle, Garfield, Lake & Pitkin)

Provides support to families and licensed facilities with resource and referral services. Services include: recruiting new licensed providers, updating program information, determine ongoing needs of providers, partnering with the centralized call center, developing a list of resources for each county to support children and families, partnering with key stakeholders throughout the 4 county region, and … Read more >

Colorado Preschool Program

Preschool support for families and children in Prowers County. Focusing on children’s strengths and school readiness

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 >

Mile High Early Learning Early Care and Education

Mile High Early Learning provides high quality early care and education with a focus on serving the most vulnerable children and families. Using a Montessori inspired approach, children develop social competency, a habit of concentration, initiative and persistence, pride in the physical environment and a life-long joy of learning – all qualities which engender school … Read more >