Educational requirements for all early childhood professionals are determined by the Division of Early Care and Learning. To obtain licensing information, call 303-866-5958 or 1-800-799-5876.
Staff Aide – Aides the Director or Early Childhood Teacher
Assistant Early Childhood Teacher – Assigned responsibility for a single group of children during times specified in 7.702.55
Infant /Toddler Teacher – Assigned responsibility for children ages 0-2.5 years of age
Requirements for Early Childhood Teacher (formally called Group Leader or GLQ) – Assigned responsibility for a single group of children as the lead teacher
Requirements for Child Care Center Directors – Management of a licensed child care or preschool center
Requirements for Family Child Care Home Providers – Operates and is responsible for a licensed child care/preschool program in their own home
Interested in becoming a Family Child Care Home provider? Click here (link to Become a Home Provider page).
Requirements for School Age Program – Typically works in licensed before/after school programs or summer camps with children ages 5-12 years of age
If you have questions or would like more information, contact Lauren Powers at 970-377-3388 ext. 202.
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