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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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How Colorado is Trying to Boost Access to Quality Child Care for Poor Kids

The Huerfano and Las Animas Counties Early Childhood Advisory Council discusses local and statewide efforts to expand child care provider subsidies to increase quality and access for children and families.
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Child Care Remains a Challenge

Bright Futures for Early Childhood and Families, the Early Childhood Council in Southwestern Colorado meets with local leaders in Telluride to discuss child care challenges in rural mountain towns and solutions to address this growing concern.
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Craig-Based Nonprofit Connections 4 Kids Turns 10 Years Old

Connections 4 Kids, the Early Childhood Council in Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties celebrates its 10 th Anniversary serving families in Northwestern Colorado.
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A Solution to the Child Care Shortage?

Bright Futures for Early Childhood and Families, the Early Childhood Council in Southwestern Colorado speaks with San Miguel County Commissioners on the child care crisis and a local initiative to increase local funding.
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Developmental Screening Transforms Grand and Jackson Counties

Every child learns and grows in a different way and at a different time. For parents and caregivers, it can be difficult to know if their child is developing normally. Developmental screenings, which identify strengths and delays in a child’s development and addresses them early, 
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Larimer County Helps Kids Be Ready for School

There are 2000 days from birth to kindergarten to help children get the best start possible. Children with school readiness skills such as language development, physical and motor skills, and social and emotional development, are well prepared to enter kindergarten ready to learn and thrive. 
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Building School Readiness in Rural Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Lincoln Counties

School readiness skills are learned by young children through interactions with their parents and caregivers. These skills include language development, physical and motor skills, and social and emotional development, which help children enter kindergarten ready to learn. For young children, school readiness is about listening 
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