Child Care Provider Highlight- Children’s Palace Learning Center

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Every child care provider works hard each day to teach our youngest learners during the most crucial time in their development. Children’s Palace Learning Center, an ELV child care provider in Pueblo West, has made huge strides in providing high quality child care to the children in their community. Children’s Palace’s Colorado Shines rating speaks volumes about their quality of… Read more »

By the Numbers: Utilizing ELV Services Increases Program Quality

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A mounting body of research suggests that the first five years of a child’s life are crucial for cognitive development and emotional wellbeing, thus laying the foundation for the lifelong health of a child. So, it’s important for families to seek out quality early child care, but, oftentimes it’s hard for parents to truly know what quality looks like. Fortunately,… Read more »

Health and Wellness at the Workplace

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Health and wellness… I’m sure you’ve heard that one before but really what are you doing every day to better your health? Do you take the time to have a 15-minute break or drink enough water? Are you active or attempting to get your steps in? At ELV, we value our team member’s health and wellness, so over the past… Read more »

Community Highlight: O’Toole’s Garden Center

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Since 2015, O’Toole’s Garden Center in Littleton, CO, has generously supported the families of Rising Star Early Learning Center. Each year, O’Toole’s provides more than 16 children at Rising Star with warm coats for the winter season. However, this past holiday season, O’Toole’s went above in beyond. They not only provided winter coats for 16 children but also Thanksgiving meals… Read more »

Early Learning Ventures to Sponsor and Present at the Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference

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Early Learning Ventures (ELV) is excited to announce that we will once again be a Gold-level sponsor for the Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC) March 16-17 at the Colorado Convention Center in Downtown Denver. Each year, RMECC brings together the entire early childhood community from the Rocky Mountain Region. The conference focuses on professional development and networking to encourage… Read more »

Teachers, Learning, and Collaborating

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By Guest Blogger, Ty Johnson, Early Education Manager, Early Learning Ventures In the third quarter, Early Learning Ventures (ELV) launched its Teachers, Learning, and Collaborating (TLC). These teacher learning groups are supported by qualified and credentialed coaches, trainers, and master-level professionals. The learning sessions take place monthly and allow for teachers to have time to seek out peer-to-peer support, group… Read more »