Training & Events


This 48-hour training provides teachers, assistant teachers, family child care providers and early interventionists with up-to-date information to enhance their work with infants and toddlers, as well as meet regulatory requirements for training by the state. EQIT includes 16 modules covering topics such as: Brain Development, Responsive Caregiving, Culture, Literacy, Meeting the Emotional Needs of Infants and Toddlers, and Celebrating the
Profession. This course is funded by the Colorado Department of Human Services through the Douglas County Early Childhood Council.  The EQIT Curriculum has been approved by the Division of Child Care as one of the classes that can be used for Early Childhood Teacher Qualifications.

Sundays: 12:00-6:15 pm: Jan. 14, 21, 28; Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4
Mandatory Class Orientation: Jan. 10, 2017, 6:30-8:30 PM
*Please bring a 3-ring binder with you to Orientation

Location: Christ Lutheran Church, 8997 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Cost of Course: $50.00 Check or money order made payable to: DCECC, 3950 Trail Boss Lane, Castle Rock, CO 80104.  *Payment must accompany registration to guarantee your spot.

EQIT Registration Form – Jan 2018


Upcoming ECE Training Opportunities

Please visit our Training Calendar to see all of our upcoming professional development opportunities.

Moving Beyond Big and Little: Math Language for Toddlers
Wednesday, November 15, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Southglenn Library, 6972 S. Vine St., Centennial.
$25 fee. Click here for more information and to register.

It’s All About the Senses: Art for Infants and Toddlers
Wednesday, November 29, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sheridan Library, 3425 W Oxford Ave., Denver.
$25 fee. Click here for more information and to register.




How to Protect Baby Teeth Through the Holiday Season

There are so many fun fall activities for children, but it seems like they all involve sugary, sticky foods, which we all know are harmful to teeth. Cavities can spread from baby teeth to adult teeth. That is why it’s so important to start positive oral health habits at a young age. Our very own Kim Wolff was on FOX 21 demonstrating what happens when we eat sugary foods and giving great tips to keep baby teeth healthy

Click here to watch


Upcoming Health, Safety, and Nutrition Trainings

Wellness Champion Webinar
Wednesday, November 15, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m..
No fee. Click here for more information and to register.

Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals

Saturday, December 2, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
3607 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Denver.
No fee. Click here for more information and to register.