Thank you for joining the Hot Topics call. If you were unable to make the meeting or want to review the information shared, please find the recording HERE.

Agenda and Summary: 

  • CCCAP Contracted Slots Pilot – Jennifer Douglas and Vani Tangella, Early Milestones Colorado. Michelle Ewing, ACECC; Nicole Riehl, DECC; Margaret Wacker, GHECC.
    • Early Milestones provided a brief overview of the CCCAP Contracted Slots Pilot Project. 
    • Please send any questions about the pilot to or
    • Attached: presentation slides, one-page handout, and social media toolkit
  • Early Care and Learning Resource Study – Jessica Ruch, Elly Miles, and Carsten Baumann, CDPHE
    • The CDPHE team provided an update on the Early Care and Learning Resource Study.
    • Attached: presentation slides, parent focus group flyer
  • Update: Membership Survey Results, Heather
    • Thank you! This year's membership survey had 100% participation! 
    • A brief overview was provided on the call. We have develop a two-page summary of the results. 
    • Attached: presentation slides and two-page summary
  • Update: May ECCLA Meeting, Heather
    • An email with the RSVP link and hotel details was sent out on Thursday, March 28. Please check your inbox.
  • Update: Policy and Advocacy, Liz
    • Liz provided a detailed overview of the policy and advocacy efforts to-date and immediate next steps. Please review the recording.
  • Reminder: CIT Due 4/15, Rick
  • Q/A: Buell Application (Due 5/1)
    • Please review the recording for the discussion on the Buell Application. The recording is available HERE from the webinar provided by Buell.
  • Council Announcements, Updates, and/or Questions

Listen or review materials from the last Hot Topics call (3/18) HERE.

The next Hot Topics call is May 6, 2019 at 11:00 am. 



Heather Hanna, MPA

Director of Membership and Communication

Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance (ECCLA)

(720) 899-3048

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