Obama vows early childhood education push

May 6, 2013

Today, The Hill reported the following article on President Obama’s early care and education initiative. We at Early Learning Ventures welcome the President’s intention and effort to make universal access to quality early care and education available to all of our youngest citizens. Please help support this initiative. _____________________________________________________ President Obama is set to renew his push to make pre-school… Read more »

Early Learning Ventures Expands Network of Affiliates in Colorado

April 30, 2013

Early Learning Ventures, an organization focused on increasing the quality of child care, announced today the addition of 26 new providers across the state of Colorado! Early Learning Ventures offers a unique, custom-built model designed specifically for the child care industry, and ensures fiscal stability and superior business operations – the foundation for delivering high quality early learning services.  Denver,… Read more »

School finance overhaul gets initial OK from Colorado Senate

April 2, 2013

At Early Learning Ventures, we believe that extending quality early childhood education to more children is one of the most effective public investments possible. While Colorado has been a leader in developing high quality early childhood programs that are valued by parents, educators and communities, it’s time to bring this critical component of our education system to scale. We, therefore,… Read more »

Early Learning Ventures Releases Return on Investment Study

March 26, 2013 On the Road to Success with Early Learning Ventures

Early Learning Ventures recently completed a third-party Return on Investment (ROI) study to analyze its shared services model. The key findings of the study indicate the Early Learning Ventures (ELV) model produces significant returns for participating child care providers. To access the full ROI report plus executive summary and executive brief, visit earlylearningventures.org/roi. Each day millions of U.S. children ages 6… Read more »

Early Learning Ventures, Safeway Foundation and Exchange Press, Inc. Partner to Release “Preventing Obesity and Promoting Wellness” Training Series

February 28, 2013

The “Off to a Healthy Start” Initiative Provides Free Colorado Licensing Approved Teacher and Staff Training Available to All Colorado Child Care Providers Thursday, February 28, 2013 – Early Learning Ventures (ELV) announced today that, through a collaboration between Exchange Press, Inc., Safeway Foundation and the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) Office of Early Childhood: Division of Early Care… Read more »

OUR VIEW — Support for early childhood education is money well spent

January 28, 2013

Early Learning Ventures applauds the efforts in Michigan to better fund and support early care and education. Read more in this post from the HollandSentinel.com about the growing awareness of the importance of early care and education, and the expanding movement to increase access to quality care. ________________________________________________ Holland — By profession, Rick Snyder is a venture capitalist, and as… Read more »

Child Care Shared Services – Costs and Benefits

November 28, 2012

Shared services models in child care are designed to be a one-stop shop for business supports for child care providers – everything from ordering supplies to tracking attendance.  This service is gaining popularity in Colorado, where Early Learning Ventures has launched alliances in four regions across the state.  Early Learning Ventures Mia Pritts joined Brian Conly and Ty Johnson from… Read more »

Child Care Aware® of America Provides Resources to Help Make Children a Priority This Election

October 29, 2012

October 24, 2012 Arlington, VA— Child Care Aware® of America is providing resources for parents, early education advocates and other concerned citizens to help keep the need for affordable, quality child care for working families on the agenda November 6. The topic of child care and early education was not addressed during recent Presidential and Vice Presidential debates, and the… Read more »