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Report Highlights the Progress of Early Childhood in Colorado  

A new report from Early Milestones Colorado, Looking to the Past to Shape Colorado’s Future: 30 Years of Progress for Young Children and Families, takes an expansive and in-depth look at the progress made in Colorado’s early childhood systems – as well as priorities for the 
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Weld County Resource Provides Caregiver Support for Child Development

What if parents and caregivers could have a one-stop, online resource that connects to a variety of child development resources? This was the vision of Promises for Children, Weld County’s Early Childhood Council. Earlier this year, partners came together to launch their “RoadMap4Kids,” an interactive 
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‘Moms Everyday’ Provide Local Resources

Mesa County Partnership for Children & Families​, the local Early Childhood Council, has teamed up with KKCO 11 News​ to bring families resources that support healthy child development and promote school readiness.
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Early Childhood Care Options Lack Availability, Affordability

First Impressions of Routt County, the local Early Childhood Council, shares their community’s progress to identify challenges, strengths, and opportunities to increase local access and affordability of child care.
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How Weld County is Battling a Severe Shortage of Child Care

There’s a severe shortage of child care providers in Weld County. Promises for Children, Weld County’s Early Childhood Councils discusses their role with community partners to collectively work towards solutions for families.
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Early Childhood Community Plan in Routt County

First Impressions of Routt County, the local Early Childhood Council, has teamed up with providers, families, employees, and community members to dig into child care challenges and create a community plan for the future.
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Can in-house child care keep young teachers in the classroom?

School districts in Colorado are increasingly looking to offer in-house care to employees. The Montelores Early Childhood Council shares the impact this opportunity has had for local teachers has been their rural community.
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Durango School District, Early Childhood Council to Expand Child Care

To meet local needs, several local groups are working with the Early Childhood Council of La Plata County to increase the early education workforce and expand the availability of child care.
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Navigate Weld County’s Roadmap4Kids

Promises for Children, Weld County’s Early Childhood Council and United Way of Weld County launched the interactive website “Roadmap4Kids” to connect local families with resources and information to support the healthy development of young children.
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Why care about child care?

“We all benefit when children in our community are cared for in safe, nurturing and quality environments. Mesa County Partnership for Children & Families, local leaders, and community members are leading innovative childcare initiatives.
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