Early Childhood News & Updates

Early Childhood Program Grant Update

Colorado’s legislature recognizes child care as one of the sectors most at risk and critical to the survival of most other sectors in the state. Out of this recognition, the Child Care Relief Grant Program and the Emerging and Expanding Child Care Grant Program will support early childhood education providers

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TWO Child Care Grant Programs APPROVED

Governor Polis called a special session of the state legislature this month to address the specific challenges posed by COVID-19. Child care was recognized as one of the sectors most at risk as well as one that is critical to the survival of most other sectors in the state. Out

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CHP is Hiring a Project Manager for Suicide Prevention

Community Health Partnership (CHP) is seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Project Manager to provide backbone functions in support of key health initiatives and acting as the Team Lead for the Suicide Prevention Collaborative of El Paso County. The Project Manager will be part of a small team responsible for driving

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PD Update & NEW 2021 Catalog

Kick off 2021 with a new professional development opportunity! Our PD Update includes AFK’s new PD Catalog, an exciting pathway to Early Childhood Teacher qualification, Pre-Licensing classes, scholarships, Pikes Peak Workforce Center resources, community training, and more! Read the PD Update:

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NEW Local Grant Opportunity for Early Childhood Education Programs!

The availability of early childhood education is vital to our community’s economic recovery! To support YOU, our community of early childhood education providers, as you plan to Sustain, Rebuild & Reinvent your programs, Alliance for Kids, in partnership with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, is launching a NEW local grant

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Promoting Social-Emotional Skills During Virtual Learning

Social-emotional development is especially important during early childhood. Promoting social skills in young children can help prevent challenging behavior and support the development of relationships with peers and adults. Both of these factors have been linked to academic success beyond childhood and into young adulthood. Children need multiple opportunities to

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