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Calling all Quality Providers

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As many begin to relax for the summer break ECEA has been full steam ahead in our efforts to support the private sector Child Care Providers and Education Centers. On our summer agenda- high involvement is shaping coming Pre K legislation, partnering with the Department of Education, continued partnership with the Office of Early Childhood, […]

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Session End and Work Ahead

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This year we have seen an encouraging amount of focus on the Early Childhood field. We have a very ambitious governor who has made it clear early childhood care and education is a priority that he will make an impact on. Full day Kindergarten was a starting point for this agenda but have no doubt […]

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CDPH Rule Changes that Affect Child Care Centers

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New Health regulations go into effect on January 1, 2019. Unless your child care center holds a Retail Food Establishment License, there are only 2 changes to the Rules and Regulations Governing the Health and Sanitation of Child Care Facilities that will affect your center.  From the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: “Below […]

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This Child Care Chain Will Now Pay for Its Employees to Get College Degrees

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Ask any parent or guardian about child care in the United States, and he or she will agree: It’s a bank-breaking, anxiety-inducing mess. For many families, child care costsmore annually than in-state college tuition, while the U.S. has some of the lowest public spending on early childhood education—a broad term that encompasses care for any child before kindergarten—in […]