Emergency Waivers - Hurricane Harvey & Irma
Learn how you can apply for an emergency waiver to temporarily exceed your licensed capacity to serve families affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
New Report on Adverse Childhood Experiences
We are excited to announce the release of "Parental History of Adversity and Child Well-being: Insights from Colorado", a new report that looks at rates of adverse experiences in Colorado's adult population and how these may impact their children. Download the report today.
THE EARLY YEARS MATTER
Colorado’s Early Learning and Development Guidelines describe a child’s learning and development from birth to 8 years old and provide practical tips and fun ideas that anyone can use to support young children’s healthy development.
CHILD CARE LICENSING LAWS EFFECTIVE AUGUST 9
Two new laws impacting child care licensing are now in effect. Learn more about changes to Portability of Background Checks and Accessibility to Family Child Care.
MARKET RATE SURVEY OPEN THROUGH 9/15/17
State and federal legislation requires the OEC to conduct a child care market rate survey every two years in order to receive federal funding from the Child Care and Development Fund. The market rate survey helps Colorado establish child care provider reimbursement rates.