Watch this 15-minute focused video on how to hire child care staff.
Child Care Mentors
Resources for child care mentors that give them an overview of the childcare industry and the specific challenges experienced by childcare providers
We have Energize Colorado experts on hand and ready to help you tackle the challenges of being either a home-based or center-based child care provider. Fill out the form below and make sure you select child care as your industry, and you’ll hear from us soon with the next steps.
For licensed programs, use this link to go to the Office of Early Childhood Provider Hub, which will provide access to Colorado Shines, the Professional Development Information System (PDIS), ATS (CCCAP), and licensing. For programs not yet licensed, or licensed programs needing more information, contact your Early Childhood Council (a person in your county who
This link is for your local Early Childhood Council, a person in your county who can connect you with your local Licensing Specialist or share information on support and resources for Colorado Shines, Colorado’s Quality Rating and Improvement System. Or, to talk with a state licensing specialist call 303-866-5948 or 800-799-5876 and ask for the
Check out these resources from the Colorado Department of Human Services’ (CDHS) Office of Early Childhood (OEC), which includes grant opportunities from Child Care Providers. Press Release: CDHS Grants for child care CDHS Grants Web Page: CDHS Grants
Watch this 13-minute video on the Iron Triangle — a early care and education concept that outlines three critical areas for child care providers to focus on: full enrollment, full collections, and budget based pricing. There is also an additional focus on automation. Additional Resources Child Care Management Platform – Early Learning Ventures Iron Triangle
Do you need support reaching your enrollment goal? Watch this 30-minute webinar to find out about marketing tactics and strategies that will help you develop a pipeline, or work toward full enrollment.
Use this center-based child care provider budget template and five minute overview of how to use it. Contains all CCCAP rates by county, living wages, and quality score impacts on reimbursement rates. Additionally automatically run synaroes of enrollment, CCCAP or rate changes. Click here to access the template and video.
Use this home budget template, and watch the five minute overview of how to use it. The budget template contains all CCCAP rates by county, living wages, and quality score impacts on reimbursement rates. Click here to access the template and video.