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ECCSLV Newsletter May 17, 2019

By |2019-05-20T12:22:33-07:00May 20th, 2019|Newsletters 1|

Working in Early Childhood Education Welcome from the Executive Director Dear Community Supporter: On Saturday, May 18, Head Start will turn 54 years old! This year is particularly special because it is also the 25th birthday of Early Head Start-which was authorized in 1994 to address the needs of low-income pregnant women, infants, and [...]

ECCSLV Newsletter April 25, 2019

By |2019-05-20T12:12:25-07:00May 20th, 2019|Newsletters 2|

Working in Early Childhood Education Welcome from the Executive Director Dear Community Supporter: This past week we shared an article (included below) titled, "Is Online Early-Childhood Education the Next Big Thing?" As early childhood advocates, for years we have cautioned caregivers about the affects of "screen time" on young developing minds. Technology in no way [...]

Promoting Social, Emotional and Behavioral Health

By |2018-02-05T10:43:19-07:00February 5th, 2018|Articles|

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 emotional skills begins at birth, as infants build attachments and trust with caregivers, learn how to calm [...]

The Case for Science-Based Innovation in Early Childhood

By |2017-01-05T23:38:58-07:00September 11th, 2016|Articles|

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 the Center on the Developing Child, please visit:

It’s Not Good Enough

By |2017-01-05T23:38:58-07:00September 5th, 2016|Articles|

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, Director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, poses in a new, 3-minute video. The [...]

2016 KIDS COUNT in Colorado! Report: First Back-to-Back Decline in Child Poverty Rate in More than a Decade

By |2017-01-05T23:38:59-07:00April 11th, 2016|Articles|

By Tara Manthey A declining child poverty rate is among several important indicators of child well-being that are improving in Colorado, according to the 2016 KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report. The drop in the poverty rate in 2014 marks the first consecutive decline in more than a decade. However, disparities in well-being persist and improvements [...]