Early Learning

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Early Learning

Child Care and Preschool

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)

The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program provides assistance with the cost of child care in centers and licensed homes.

Colorado Preschool Program (CPP)

The Colorado Preschool Program provides free, high quality preschool to eligible children, 3-5, through all 14 districts in the Valley.

Early Head Start

Needs based free child care four days a week with supports in nutrition, health, education, and parenting for eligible families with children 3-5. Contact the Early Childhood Council of the SLV for more information and questions.

Head Start

Needs based free child care four days a week with supports in nutrition, health, education, and parenting for eligible families with children 3-5. Contact the Early Childhood Council of the SLV for more information and questions.

Colorado Shines – Steps to Finding Quality Care

The early years of life are critical to a child’s learning and development. Quality early learning programs, like child care and preschool, help children start early and start strong on the patch to life-long success.

 

Child Development

Brain Development: Videos from The Center on the Developing Child

The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University has developed great, interactive videos that show a child’s brain development.

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) at Vanderbilt University is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5.