School Readiness

All kids, no matter where they live in Weld County need high-quality caregiving for their development. We all have a role to play in helping parents and caregivers prepare Colorado’s kids for the future. Colorado prospers when our kids thrive because they are our future workforce, leaders and community members.

Click on the links below for resources

Centennial BOCES 
       special education, migrant & homeless support services amongst other things
Child Find 

       evaluations in a variety of areas, contact local school districts

       helping children read and succeed bilingual site for families & educators of English language learners
Colorado Center for Social Emotional Competencies and Inclusion
Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines
       resources to assist with developmental milestones
Colorado Preschool Program
       quality early childhood education for eligible children
Early Head Start 
nter based education for preschool children ages 3-5 who qualify

Head Start
       center based education for preschool children ages 3-5 who qualify
Imagination Station
       infant toddler playgroup for prenatal to age five
       USDA offers credible information to help make healthful eating choices
Office of Early Childhood

resource for parents, caregivers for children prenatal to 12 years of age
Peak Parents
       services for families with children with disabilities
PBS Parents
       resources on child development & early learning
Reading Rockets
       offers strategies, lessons, activities, and ideas designed to help young children learn to read
Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education
        improving the quality of out-of-home child care & early education
SEVA Community
       interactive literacy & oral language activities and events for caregivers of children ages 0 to age 5
Union Colony Children’s Music Academy
       music, movement and instrument lessons for all children, including those with special needs, age birth to age 12+ years
Unite for Literacy
       Free digital book in both English and Spanish with a narration options offered in 43 languages
Zero to Three
       resources for parents with children under three years of age

For preschool information contact your local school district

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