Aug 29

The ECCBC-Colorado Shines Connection

Have you wondered why the Early Childhood Council of Boulder County is so involved with Colorado Shines? Would you like to know what ECCBC has been doing this past year in Boulder County? Do you want to know how you can get involved? Join us for a 2-hour training on

The ECCBC-Colorado Shines Connection.

When: Thursday, September 8 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Foothills United Way, Conference Room,

1285 Cimarron Dr., Lafayette 80026

Cost: FREE

Training credit: 2 hr., professional development & leadership

Preregistration required: Please contact Emily Robbins at erobbins@eccbouldercounty.org or 303-895-3425

*Space is limited so call or email today!

 Free Colorado Shines Walk-in Help Sessions

 The Early Childhood Council is here to help you with Colorado Shines QRIS and PDIS. Bring training certificates from the last 3 years; resume or other work history; official transcripts; birthdates of youngest and oldest children served; and any qualifying credentials, licenses or endorsements already earned.

See this flyer for more details! 

PDIS-QRIS Support flyer – Fall Sessions 2016

 Select any date: Saturday, Sept. 10, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 or Dec. 10 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Thursday, Sept. 22 or Nov. 3 from 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Where: St. Vrain Community Hub, Computer Lab # 146,

151 Coffman St., Longmont, 80501

Cost: FREE

Registration: Preregistration is not required but greatly appreciated.

For more information or questions: Contact Nicole Malone at nmalone@eccbouldercounty.org or 303-895-3419


Fort Collins Partners in Child Care Association

12th Annual Fall Festival Conference

 This conference is for all Child Care Professionals, Home-Based Providers,

Center-Based Staff, Early Head Start, Preschool, and Child Advocates.

See this flyer for details and registration form!

Fort Collins Partners in Child Care 12th Annual Fall Festival Conference Flyer 8.29.16

When: Saturday, September 24

Where: Senior Center,

1200 Raintree Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80526

Cost: $50 before Sept. 17th, $60 after Sept. 17th

*A continental breakfast and catered lunch will be provided!

Training credit: 6 hr., professional development

For information: Contact Rhonda Peterson at 970-204-0241

Registration: Fill out attached registration form and return with registration fee to…

Melanie Kunisch RCPIC/Treasurer

6509 Fossil Crest Drive,

Fort Collins, CO 80525


Make a Difference with Early Childhood Education

 The mission of the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program at Front Range Community College is to provide a strong, student-focused, research and standards based education program that ultimately has a positive impact on children, families, and the community. Early childhood professionals make a difference in the lives of young learners and their families. At FRCC, we offer coursework, certificates, and degrees that advance professional skills and knowledge in early childhood education.

See this flyer for details!

FRCC ECE Information 8.29.16

 Length of program: 1 to 4 semesters, depending on degree or certificate path.

Semester of entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Contacts: Boulder County Campus/Online: Alison Thielke at alison.thielke@frontrange.edu or 303-678-3839, (main) 303-678-3722

Larimer Campus: Anne Marie Jacobson at annemarie.jacobson@frontrange.edu or 970-204-8329, (main) 970-226-2500

Westminster Campus/Brighton Center: Jo Murphy at jo.murphy@frontrange.edu or 303-404-5527

& Mernie Rosenberg at mernie.rosenberg@frontrange.edu or 303-404-5523

*If you would like to be taken off this email list please contact Emily Robbins. See contact info below…



Emily Robbins

Professional Development Administrator

Early Childhood Council of Boulder County

1285 Cimarron Drive Suite 201

Lafayette, CO 80026

Telephone: 303-895-3425

Email: erobbins@eccbouldercounty.org