ELV to Sponsor Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Education Conference, March 17-18

March 9, 2017

Early Learning Ventures (ELV) is proud to be a Gold Sponsor for the 2017 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Education Conference (RMECC), held at the Colorado Convention in Denver from March 17-18. Since 2011, RMECC has brought the early childhood education community together to collaborate and discuss the challenges and new revelations in early childhood education. The program for this year… Read more »

Early Learning Ventures Sponsors Professional Development for Early Childhood Education Professionals

March 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Early Learning Ventures Sponsors Professional Development for Early Childhood Education Professionals ELV Has Largest Colorado Cohort to Complete Aim4Excellence; First Male Nationally March 7, 2017—(Englewood, Colo.) Early Learning Ventures (ELV) recently sponsored 26 early childhood education (ECE) professionals from Arapahoe, Garfield, Mesa, and Pueblo Counties to help them earn their Aim4Excellence National Credential through the McCormick Center… Read more »

Sue Renner’s Article in Exchange Magazine Features ELV

November 2, 2016

Sue Renner, Executive Director of Merage Foundations, was recently published in Exchange Magazine promoting shared child care services in early childhood education. Shared services in early childhood education gives providers more time to focus on the quality of care. Sue describes the strong benefits of early child care providers using shared services models, specifically when using the Hybrid Model created and implemented by ELV. The ELV model helps… Read more »

Early Learning Ventures Partners with LiveWell Colorado to Extend Healthy Snacks from Child Care Providers to the Homes of Children through Parent Engagement

April 29, 2016

Denver-based nonprofit Early Learning Ventures (ELV) announced today that it has entered into a new partnership with LiveWell Colorado, a nonprofit organization committed to reducing obesity in Colorado by promoting healthy eating and active living. Within this partnership, LiveWell will work with local community partners to recruit Rainbow Snack Educators for each county who will contract with ELV to provide… Read more »

Early Learning Ventures Announces Tim Garcia as Early Head Start Director

March 21, 2016

Early Learning Ventures (ELV) announced today that Tim Garcia has been selected as the organization’s new Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Director. In this role, Tim will lead ELV’s work related to its annual $2.9 million Early Head Start – Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnership grant. The EHS-CC Partnership grant program allows organizations to partner with local child care providers… Read more »

Colorado Tax Credit Returns 50% of Qualified Child Care Contribution to Donor

November 23, 2015

A group of business, community and government leaders (CCTC Coalition) are working to inform Colorado taxpayers about the benefits of CCTC. This group is comprised of Early Learning Ventures, Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC), the Early Childhood Education Association of Colorado, The Piton Foundation, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Colorado. A small investment can provide big returns… Read more »

Early Learning Ventures Featured in TV Segment on KKCO

September 17, 2015

ELV hosted a variety of kick off events in the counties in which it will be expanding child care services through the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grant. At the MEsa County kick off event, KKCO reporter, Kelsey Perkins was on-site and published a segment on the important work ELV is doing! Watch the segment here.  

Early Learning Ventures Renews its Commitment to Early Childhood Education at Clinton Global Initiative America in Denver this Week

June 9, 2015

This week marks the 5th annual Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America), and the 2nd year in a row in which the event is being held in Denver. For the 3rd year in a row, Denver-based Early Learning Ventures (ELV) will be participating and renewing its commitment to early childhood education. ELV is an organization founded by the David &… Read more »

EPIC Member Authors Article in Denver Business Journal on the Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit

April 6, 2015

David Hammond, Roundtable member of EPIC (Executives Partnering to Invest in Children), authored an article that was published in the Denver Business Journal that features Colorado’s Child Care Contribution Tex Credit (CCTC) as a viable and impactful way in which businesses can support the child care industry state-wide. The CCTC has been fully restored in 2015, allowing parents, families, businesses,… Read more »

Business Leaders Highlight Importance of Early Childhood Programs in Letter to United Nations

March 9, 2015

Quality early childhood programs create the foundation for workforce productivity and economic prosperity around the globe. That’s the message that the business leader group ReadyNation is sending to the United Nations in a new open letter released today. The letter, signed by 51 business leaders spanning four continents, stresses the connection between quality early childhood programs and a host of… Read more »