We Have Moved!

The location of our offices has changed!  We will be operating out of 401 Santa Fe Ave. in Alamosa.  Our new office buildings are just east of the Rodeway Inn (formerly the Holiday Inn).  We are excited for this new transition and will be having a ribbon cutting...

Promoting Social, Emotional and Behavioral Health

Social, emotional and behavioral health begins at birth and lays a foundation for children to: Manage Emotions Have Positive Relationships Resolve Conflicts Peacefully Take Care of Others What is Social-Emotional Development The process of learning these social and...

The Case for Science-Based Innovation in Early Childhood

Center Director Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., describes the mission of the Center on the Developing Child and its vision for using science to innovate in the early childhood field and fundamentally change the lives of children facing adversity. For more information about...

It’s Not Good Enough

From ExchangeEveryDay Contributed by Christine Kiewra August 10, 2016 “How do we take the best of what we’re doing right now and say, in a constructive way, ‘It’s not good enough’?”  That’s the question that Jack Shonkoff,...