Our Vision

The Vision of the Early Childhood Council of the San Luis Valley is that…
“We envision a community where all members prioritize and invest in our children to build a thriving society.”

Our Mission

“is to strengthen the local system of early childhood care and education through research, advocacy, policy, and innovative practice.”

Our Approach

As the hub of early childhood efforts in the SLV, we build community awareness and engagement; disseminate information and resources; provide professional development and coaching create leadership opportunities; secure funding facilitate collaborative partnerships; build community capacity; and advocate for needed change.

The following items have been added to our website.

ECC Resource Guide

Here is our ECC Resource Guide. We hope you will check it out. If you would like a hard copy, please contact our office at 719-937-4010 or email us.

Early Childhood Council of the San Luis Valley Service Area Map 2019

We have added a new page to our website that offers a map of our service area and other areas within our state. This can be found under the Our Work Tab on the ECCSLV Service Area Page.


SLV Home Visiting Coalition Program Brochure 2019

We have just added our New, Updated SLV Home Visiting Coalition Program Brochure. High Quality Home Visitation Programs are available! Every family is unique with different family members, different cultures & values, and different needs. We are fortunate in the San Luis Valley to have several prenatal/early childhood home visitation programs that fit the needs of families in different ways. See our programs by clicking the above link or find it on our Parent Support and Training page under the Parents & Families tab along with other great resources.

Parents as Teachers (PAT) Parent Educator

To provide personal instruction, demonstrate appropriate educational activities; and deliver research-based printed materials to parents regarding child development and related issues. To conduct child developmental screenings including but not limited to vision, hearing, the understanding and use of language, motor development, hand-eye coordination, health, and physical development for children birth to age three.

Family Child Care Home Navigator

Early childhood care providers are equipped to provide responsive, developmentally appropriate care and high-quality environments by utilizing tools and strategies that impact successful child outcomes.

Getting it Right For Our Babies

State of Babies Yearbook: 2019

The 2019 Resource Guide is Available Now! Click here to to view it.