Early Learning Center Calls on State to Relax Certification Requirements Amid Worker Shortage

9News Denver | Allison Levine

“If we lose our child care centers, parents are going to lose their jobs, there’s going to be no economy in Colorado.”

The Meadows Early Learning Center in Parker is leading an effort to temporarily ease certification requirements for child care staff. There are currently over 300 position vacancies in Douglas County and the surrounding area, according to Indeed.com.

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