About

ECEA membership is comprised of licensed programs and advocates.  Our programs encompass single and multiple centers, profit and non-profit centers, faith-based and secular centers, infant, toddler, preschool and school age programs. 

Each member has one vote regardless of the number of centers represented. 

 

Members are encouraged to attend monthly meetings and participate in committee work.

Advocating for Colorado programs since 1985

 

Our Mission

To promote the growth, long-term sustainability, and quality of licensed private early childhood education programs for children birth to 12 years.  This is achieved through advocacy, education, and legislative representation.

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Our Vision

Private early childhood education is an essential part of the educational system, is of high quality, and supports the parental choice to meet the needs of Colorado's families and their children.

Our Objectives

Continuity

To perpetuate licensed child care in private sector facilities and programs.

Professionalism

To encourage excellence, education and professionalism within the child care industry.

Fairness

To encourage uniformity and fairness within the child care regulatory process.

Innovation

To encourage and support creativity, individuality and innovation within the child care industry.

Learning

To provide a forum for the free sharing of knowledge, ideas, experiences and resources.

Education 

To educate the public and foster a positive image of early care and education.

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