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By: Taran Schneider and Adrienne Sedlak Recipe for an amazing Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals training Serving Size: Programs full of happy and healthy children Prep Time: 8 hours on January 26th, 2019 Ingredients (provided at no cost): 25 enthusiastic...read more
During the first round of the Healthy Beginnings, Active Futures Grant, Charlotte Phelps of Charlotte’s Child Care in Adams County requested and was awarded $500 to improve the quality of her outdoor learning environment. This project shows you don’t need to spend a...read more
Shannon Hall, Director of Scholarships and Grants, loves to have the opportunity to get out into the community and visit programs that have benefited from the grant opportunities we offer. Please read her story below. River Song Waldorf School In the spring round of...read more
By Karen Thiel: I had the great pleasure to observe and train Supporting Child Development at the Paradox Valley Preschool in Paradox, Colorado. The level of commitment to quality education and care displayed by the families, preschool teachers, cafeteria staff, and...read more
We are very excited to announce that our very own Taran Schneider, Director of Healthy Child Care Colorado, will be joining the Child Care Aware® of America board of directors. As Director of Healthy Child Care Colorado, Taran leads the Child Care Health Consultation...read more
By: Adrienne Sedlak The Early Childhood Health Outdoors Initiative will create natural outdoor environments in early childhood spaces. The playground as we know it is about to change. Child care centers Step by Step of Northglenn and Wild Plum Learning Center (Long’s...read more