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Nurturing Fathers Program -Begins Wednesday,  August 9, 2017 from 5:45pm-8:15pm. A 13-week group based curriculum for developing attitudes and skills for male nurturance. Classes include: Dinner, Child care and curriculum.  At no cost to fathers of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers living in Arapahoe County.

Point of Service (POS) Training –the first Tuesday of every month (Sept 5, Oct 3, Nov 7, Dec 5) from 6:30-8:30 pm 
The POS is a required training in order to use the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program Point of Service. A large portion of the training is spent learning how to use the Point of Service (POS) device and practicing common functions.Two hours of continuing education at no cost. at the Arapahoe County Human Services Building.
Business Support Training- September 13th –6:30- 8:00pm.  Mobile Directing – Running a Center from the Classroom Inquiry to Enrollment – Enrolling and Retaining Families.  Join ECE professionals for a training designed to support your business. These trainings will provide 1.5 clock hours of training and will be held at Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council , 6436 S. Racine Circle Suite 100 Centennial, CO 80111. 

Safe Sleep Training – Wednesday October 4, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Please join us for a Safe Sleep Training presented by ACECC staff. The training will provide 1.5 clock hours of training and will be held at the Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council 6436 S. Racine Circle Suite 100 Centennial, CO 80111.

CCCAP Quarterly Workshop-Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 8:00 1:00pm. Trauma Informed Care presented by staff from the Arapahoe County Child Protection Department. CCAP staff will be available to answer questions and give updates. Class held at the Arapahoe County DHS Building 14980 E Alameda Dr. Aurora, CO 80012. Light refreshments will be served.  Providers will receive 3 hours of Professionalism.

ACECC Family Childcare Colorado Shines Support Group
This group consisting of Family Childcare providers meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at ACECC from 6:30- 8:00pm. Topics are related to Colorado Shines Levels 3-5. For more information contact Mary Ingleby at or 303-916-2530.
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Professional Development Information System (PDIS) Open House
Need to register in PDIS or apply for a credential? Not sure where to begin? Let us help! We will be holding an Open House September 27 from 4- 6pm at ACECC. Computers and scanners will be set up and our team will be available to guide you through the process and answer any questions. No RSVP required.
Strengthening Families Series – Beginning in September! All providers are able to attend!!
Strengthening Families is a nationally and internationally recognized parenting and family strengthening framework that focuses on the strengths of families, rather than the deficits or risk factors, to build resilience and help them raise well-adjusted children. The Strengthening Families framework is relevant to any organization that works with young children and their families. Participants will be obtain tools to strengthen families and reduce risk factors for problem behaviors in high risk children. The training will be held from 6:00- 8:00 pm at ACECC.
Director’s Lunch Box – Receive 14 hours of continuing education training while you have lunch!
Topics Include: Administration, Health and Mental Health Awareness, The Value of Play in the Early Childhood Classroom, and much more!  11:30- 1:30 Begins October 11, 2017
2nd Wednesday of October, November, January, February, March, April, May.  Held at ACECC 6436 S. Racine Circle, Suite 100, Centennial, CO 80111. Cost: $100.  Includes 14 Hours Continuing Education Credit, Resource Materials and Lunch every month!  For questions or to register contact:  Kacee Miller- PH: 720-974-9635 or