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Summer Scholarships – Apply TODAY!


About the Scholarship: The Alliance for Kids Office of Professional Development offers scholarships to eligible Early Childhood Education Professionals in El Paso County. The scholarship provides monetary assistance in the amount of $75.00/credit hour as well as up to $100.00/class for books. As part of the program, students are introduced to resources in the community […]

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Supporting Dual Language Learners Training (6/10)


Each child brings unique home-language experiences to school. The U.S. Department of Education estimates that nearly 25 percent of children entering kindergarten speak a language other than English at home. Please join us in learning how to support Dual Language Learners and their families! Click here to register.

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Family Fun Events!


Are you looking for family-friendly events? Check out this list of what’s coming up in Colorado Springs – and most are FREE! Summer Fun Dates

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Provider Appreciation Celebration! May 5th


It’s almost here! AFK will be hosting the 2nd Annual Provider Appreciation Event to celebrate Early Care and Education Professionals in our community. The dinner will feature a DJ, Keynote Speaker Renee McLaughlin from IREE, three-course meal, cash bar, and door prizes! May 5, 2017 | 6 – 10 pm @ Hotel Elegante Registration deadline […]

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BrainWise – Curriculum Training of Instructors (4/21)


Still time to register! This Curriculum Training of Instructors is suited for family advocates or those working with families. Learn how the unexpected discoveries of neuroscience make a compelling case to replace impulsive behavior with problem solving skills. Discover how the brain’s ability to form new connections helps children, teens and adults learn to make […]

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NEW! Monthly Professional Development Email News – Sign up TODAY


Alliance for Kids has a new monthly email with all the latest Professional Development news for Early Childhood Professionals! It highlights training and events and provides you with links to register and/or our website so you can be among the first to reserve your spot. View our Debut Edition! Don’t miss out – sign up to […]

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QRIS-PDIS Q&A Work Sessions


Alliance for Kids is here to help! In need of technical assistance? Unsure of QRIS requirements? Alliance for Kids hosts regular Q&A/Work sessions to support providers, directors, and staff members with Colorado Shines.  All sessions take place in computer labs, allowing for technical support, along with any questions you have about the new Quality Rating […]

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Pre-Licensing Training – June 10 & 17


Attend the 15 hours of Pre-Licensing Training: To register for pre-licensing training, click on the dates below. Pre-Licensing Flyer – June Register for June 10 and 17th Class Contact Alliance for Kids, Community Outreach Specialist Geanina Brown at 719-651-3484 or Geanina@allianceforkids.org for more information.

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Face-to-Face Training: Welcoming Children with Special Needs (4/10)


Alliance for Kids is offering a new Face-to-Face Training available through PDIS. Click on the links below for details: Welcoming Children with Special Needs – April 10th

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IREE Licensing Forums


IREE Licensing Open Forums – Forums are held the third Wednesday of each month at 2330 Robinson Street. Dates are on the Calendar of Events, or click here for details.

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