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  • Colorado Department of Education, Early Childhood Initiatives website contains link to all the state's major early childhood and other early care resource information.
  • Colorado Early Childhood Councils provides detailed information about the Councils including contact information, map and legislation.
  • Colorado's Children Campaign is an advocacy organization for Colorado's children and works in areas that have significant impact on child well-being including early childhood education, health and K-12 education.
  • Colorado's Early Childhood Councils Fact Sheet This sheet offers a description of the Early Childhood Councils.
  • Early Childhood Council of Boulder County has information on their efforts including their system building work, community forums and finance work with the economic impact message, publications and other early care resources.
  • Lt. Governor's Early Childhood Portal has information and links to current early care initiatives in Colorado.
  • Smart Start Colorado, launched in 2005, provides a framework for a comprehensive system of early childhood in Colorado. Smart Start works with local early childhood councils to build a system of early childhood supports and services for children birth to age eight and their families. The website has contacts for the early childhood education councils, information on systems building, data, and policy efforts.