Lindsay Dolce Joins the NWLC Progressive Leadership and Advocacy Network

July 27, 2011

7/27/2011 The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and Early Learning Ventures congratulate Lindsay Dolce on her acceptance to the NWLC Progressive Leadership and Advocacy Network!  The NWLC is committed to improving the lives of low income women and their families. The NWLC Progressive Leadership and Advocacy Network (PLAN) program supports a diverse group of emerging advocacy leaders working to make… Read more »

Tipping Point for A National Movement for ECE Shared Services

July 26, 2011

7/26/2011 I am concluding my series on Shared Services Alliances in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) industry with this fourth posting on the National Posted:     October 7, 2010 12:51 PM Author:     Jean Butzen I am concluding my series on Shared Services Alliances in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) industry with this fourth posting on the National Shared Services Technical Conference … Read more »

Lt. Gov. Garcia Tours Early Learning Ventures Alliances in Aurora

July 25, 2011

7/25/2011 On Tuesday, June 28, 2011, Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia toured two Early Learning Ventures Alliance at Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council affiliate child care programs in Aurora, CO. On Tuesday, June 28, 2011, Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia toured two Early Learning Ventures Alliance at Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council affiliate child care programs in Aurora, CO.  Lt. Gov. Garcia met with the children… Read more »

Global Leaders for Young Children World Forum Conference

July 7, 2011

7/7/2011 Judy Williams, Early Learning Ventures Program Director, and Rosemarie Allen, Colorado Department of Human Services’ Director of Child Care Licensing, attended the Global Leaders for Young Children World Forum Conference in May, 2011. Judy Williams, Early Learning Ventures Program Director, and Rosemarie Allen, Colorado Department of Human Services’ Director of Child Care Licensing, attended the Global Leaders for Young Children World Forum Conference on Early… Read more »

2010 Colorado Health Report underscores economic impact of health

June 27, 2011

6/27/2011 The health of many Coloradans is on the decline, most alarmingly among children across the state. Since 2006, there has been a steady increase in overall obesity rates for Colorado residents. Just as concerning, increases in obesity lead to chronic conditions including diabetes, hypertension… 2010 Colorado Health Report Card underscores economic impact of health  Higher obesity rates mean $874… Read more »

Focus on early childhood to prevent weight gain, IOM report says

June 23, 2011

6/23/2011 Childhood obesity may be a hot-button health issue, but weight-related problems may begin before children start preschool. A new report, “Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies,” from the Institute of Medicine released Thursday puts the spotlight on infancy and the toddler years, suggesting that child care providers, government programs and physicians be vigilant, noticing when kids are too large for… Read more »

The Proud Story of Military Child Care

June 22, 2011

6/22/2011 To learn about trends in military child care in the United States, Exchange interviewed Barbara Thompson, the Director of the Office of Family Policy / Children and Youth in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The Proud Story of Military Childcare An Exchange Trend Report based on an interview with Barbara Thompson by Roger NeugebauerTo learn about trends in military… Read more »

Mixing Business with Pleasure Never Felt So Good

June 1, 2011

6/1/2011 The better part of America is composed of entrepreneurs who seek a challenge, innovation, risk and investment. In fact, entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of the American economy. ICOSA  By: Emily Haggstrom Issue: Big Ideas, Smart People Section: Business The better part of America is composed of entrepreneurs who seek a challenge, innovation, risk and investment. In fact, entrepreneurs are the lifeblood… Read more »

Colo. official named U.S. representative at Global Forum

April 30, 2011

4/30/2011 Rosemarie Allen, director of the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Care, was selected to represent the United States as a Global Leader at the World Forum in Honolulu, Sunday through Friday. Rosemarie Allen, director of the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Care, was selected to represent the United States as a Global Leader… Read more »

University opens child-care center for drug-exposed infants

April 6, 2011

4/6/2011 Babies and toddlers whose mothers have drug addictions can soon spend their days in a care center designed especially for them, while their moms undergo treatment nearby. The Baby Haven Therapeutic Early Childhood Education Center will celebrate its grand opening Friday. It is adjacent to The Haven residential treatment center on the Fort Logan campus. By Karen Auge The… Read more »

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