Opinion: Colorado Needs the Right Plan to Match the People and Money It has Committed to Expand Early Education

Colorado Sun | Cathrine Floyd & Deborah J. Leong

“Supporting every child’s potential starts with improving teacher training and paying early educators what they’re really worth. Colorado educators who work with children ages 0-4 make an average of $26,875 a year — far below the state’s per-capita income of about $41,000.”

As the state prepares for a new Department of Early Childhood and implementation of universal pre-K, Cathrine Floyd of the Trust for Learning and Deborah Leong of Tools of the Mind encourage leaders to invest in programming that aligns with the Principles of Ideal Learning.

Read the opinion in The Colorado Sun.