Description:

The CMA Validation Project is one answer to the question “What is Montessori?” By determining baseline, threshold components for participating Montessori schools, CMA has established a Validating
Organization to assure state agencies, policy makers, funders, and most importantly, families that the Montessori schools in Colorado have a measure of quality they can trust.

Primary Role of Program in Early Childhood Systems:

Advocacy

Service Area(s):

Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Baca, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Custer, Delta, Denver, Dolores, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Lake, La Plata, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Park, Phillips, Pitkin, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, Sedgwick, Summit, Teller, Washington, Weld, Yuma, Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

Population(s) Served:

Preschoolers, Families, Teachers, Other Professionals

Outcome-Based Activities The Program/Initiative Provides:

Family Support & Education

Family knowledge and capacity support children’s healthy development and learning
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Health & Well-Being

Settings and practices promote strong relationships, social and emotional development, appropriate nutrition and physical activity
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Health & Well-Being

All environments are safe, free of toxins, have affordable foods and offer physical activity
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Learning & Development

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

Formal and informal care environments and education practices reach the highest levels of quality
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Program evaluates effectiveness of activities and services:

Yes

Organization Details:
Colorado Montessori Association

77 Metcalf Road
PO Box 9298
Avon, Colorado 81620

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ECLC Framework Matrix: Outcomes > access, quality and equity