Member Benefits

We hope you are taking advantage of the many benefits available to your center with Association membership. Here are just a few:

NEW FOR 2018: Exclusive LAKESHORE custom website created just for ECEA members. All orders placed on this website will receive discounted pricing as well as FREE shipping. Located in the Members Dashboard on the ECEA website.

Special discounted insurance rates through Cherry Creek Insurance Group.

FREE subscription to Child Exchange Magazine (including website access and exclusive discounts).

An active voice exclusively representing the private sector among major policy-setting groups in Colorado’s ECE advocacy and regulatory community.

The ONLY voice representing the unique business interests of program owners, operators and administrators. While there are dozens of ECE related organizations throughout the state; ECEA is the ONLY organization exclusively dedicated to impacting legislative issues affecting those who employee and lead our industry statewide. During the 2017 Colorado Legislative Session, ECEA conducted over 1,150 of direct advocacy contact hours in support of our members.

NEW FOR 2018: The ECEA 2018 Bill Tracker will be posted on our website and updated weekly throughout the legislative session. With this tool you will be able to easily track the progress and status of proposed legislation. This tool will include all Bills introduced that have the potential to impact early care and education providers throughout Colorado.

Access to the Early Learning Ventures (ELV) Resource Platform at no additional cost.

Discounted buying programs through Kaplan Early Learning Company for supplies and equipment.

A topical and informative website including daily blogs on current topics directly impacting providers.

No-cost referrals through the ECEA office and on our website, currently averaging nearly 2,000 visitors monthly.

Representation at the federal level through the national Early Care and Education Consortium. ECEC is a non-profit alliance of the leading Multi-State/Multi-Site Providers, key state child care associations, and premier educational services providers representing over 9,000 programs in all 50 states. ECEA is a member of the ECEC National Board of Directors. 

Ongoing peer support and networking opportunities including discounted membership registration for our annual ECEA Leadership Symposium.

We are constantly seeking new ways in which to better meet the needs of our membership. Be sure to visit our website often for the latest on issues impacting your program. It is our sincere honor to serve and support you!