Public Policy



Overview: The National Association for the Education of Young Children and Colorado AEYC promote national, state and local public policies that support a system of well-financed, high quality early childhood education programs in a range of settings, including child care centers, family child care homes, and schools.

NAEYC Public Policy Priorities:

Public Policy Alerts -- Issues of importance to all CAEYC members

Legislation -- CAEYC views on current legislative issues

Policy Program and Agenda

Colorado Early Childhood Summit -- This group represents the ten largest early childhood organizations in Colorado, including CAEYC.


Please contact the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Care
(303.866.5958) for information pertaining to Child Care Licensing in Colorado.

1) Director Qualifications -

2) Early Childhood Teacher Qualifications (formally know as Group Leader) -

3) Rules, Regulations, and Interpretive Memorandums -