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El Paso County Focuses on Social and Emotional Development

During the earliest years, social and emotional development begins in young children, which is the ability to express and understand emotions, develop social skills, and engage in problem solving strategies to maintain healthy relationships. All young children need caring, responsive, knowledgeable parents and caregivers to 
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ECCLA is Featured on The Preschool Podcast

The Preschool Podcast provides inspiration and knowledge to current and future early childhood professionals by speaking with experienced and insightful leaders. The weekly program features voices and perspectives from educators, leaders, and organizations in early childhood. ECCLA is excited to be featured on The Preschool 
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ECCLA and Councils Support Early Childhood Workforce Goals

In collaboration with Early Milestones Colorado, Early Childhood Councils and ECCLA supported eight community meetings across the state to discuss the early childhood workforce in Colorado. Councils worked with their local early childhood partners to ensure multiple perspectives and voices were represented, secured local facilities 
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Conference Partnership Advances Early Childhood in Colorado

Now entering the seventh year, Denver’s Early Childhood Council and the Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance (ECCLA) have partnered to present the 2018 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC) on March 16-17 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. This year’s RMECC conference will feature 
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Southeast Councils 2017

Southwest Councils Come Together for Shared Learning

Leaders from six of Colorado’s southeastern Early Childhood Councils gathered in Trinidad to discuss opportunities for collaboration to support the region’s young children and their families. Together, they represented nine Colorado counties and serve a region with over 16,400 children zero to five years old. 
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San Miguel County Ballot Measure Expands Child Care Availability for Families

Today, many families in Colorado consist of all available parents in the workforce. The accessibility of quality child care in communities across the state can vary widely. In San Miguel County, there is an extreme lack of early care and education options including child care 
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How One Program is Training Mothers, Aunts, and Grandmothers in the ABCs of Child Care

Denver’s Early Childhood Council and the Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance discuss efforts to provide training and resources to family, friend, and neighbor child care providers.
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Why Boosting Mental Health for the Youngest Children is Attracting Federal and Private Investment

Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County discusses their efforts to promote social and emotional skills of young children through an innovative national model.
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La Plata County Faces Early Childhood Care Shortage

Early Childhood Council of La Plata County and Montelores Early Childhood Council discuss child care challenges in Southwestern Colorado and the impact of poverty among families in the region.
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Early Childhood Council Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Early Childhood Council Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick celebrates its 20 th Anniversary serving young children and families in Northeastern Colorado.
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