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Colorado Shines Brighter Strategic Plan

A plan to help all Colorado children be ready to succeed in school and in life. Colorado has made great strides in its early childhood mixed-delivery system. However, there is still much to be accomplished in providing children and ...
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LAUNCH Together

Social, emotional and mental health are essential to a child’s healthy development. LAUNCH Together was created from a vision shared by several Colorado foundations and inspired by the federally funded Project LAUNCH. It will ensur ...
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Transforming Colorado’s Early Childhood Workforce

Colorado Early Childhood Workforce Survey Early Childhood Professionals: We need your help! We would like to invite you to an opportunity to earn two professional development hours honored by Child Care Licensing and Colorado Shi ...
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Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action

All children are valued, healthy and thriving.  The Need.  Abuse and neglect impacts more than 37,000 children a year in Colorado according to the Colorado Department of Human Services Community Performance Center. While progre ...
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Colorado Child Care Assistance Program Contracted Slots Pilot

The Need.  The mission of the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) is to provide eligible families with financial assistance for child care, ensure families with timely access to quality child care, and assist families in ...
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Jeffco Bright Futures Roadmap

Initiative Overview. The Jeffco Bright Futures Roadmap (Roadmap) reflects a shared community vision to best support the county’s children, prenatal through age eight, and their families. The Roadmap was developed over a year-lon ...
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Ideal Learning

The Need. The foundations of learning include four core mutually-reinforcing skills: social-emotional, self-regulation, oral language & early literacy, and early math. Experts agree that young children learn best through play, c ...
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Early Childhood Communication Collaborative

The Need.  Parents and caregivers are a young child’s first and most important teacher. It is imperative that parents and caregivers (including Family, Friend and Neighbor caregivers) understand how to support young children’s ...
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Birth to Eight Roadmap

Early Milestones Colorado, in conjunction with Denver Public Schools, the Mayor's Office of Children's Affairs and Denver's early childhood community, is proud to release the Birth to Eight Roadmap Phase II: Implementation Planning p ...
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Early Childhood Colorado Framework Update

The Early Childhood Colorado Framework (Framework) was developed in 2008 as a resource and guide for comprehensive early childhood systems work in Colorado. In 2015, new research, state investments and progress on initiatives inspire ...
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