The Colorado Department of Human Services issues a voluntary child care professional credential that gives early childhood teachers and caregivers a way to demonstrate their professional education and experience from entry level to doctoral degree.
The Colorado credential increases the professionalism of the field by:
- Recognizing increased skills
- Standardizing personnel requirements for early childhood programs
- Uniting those working in various segments of the early childhood field
- Increasing salaries and benefits
Boulder County early childhood professionals may contact Linda Schow, Professional Development Coordinator, for further information or to obtain an application, at 303-895-3425 or firstname.lastname@example.org.