CSU Early Childhood Center - Fort Collins CO Child Care Center

223 S SHIELDS ST , Fort Collins CO 80523
(970) 491-7082

About the Provider

Description: As the laboratory school housed within the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, the ECC serves a three-fold mission of teaching, research, and service. We offer quality programming for young children, train CSU students for careers in the field of early childhood, and provide opportunities for research related to children, families, and early childhood education.

The ECC has been serving children and families in the Fort Collins community since 1929 and we are dedicated to working in partnership with families to ensure a quality educational experience for children. In our Reggio-Emilia inspired school, meaningful educational experiences are planned in a caring atmosphere to promote the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth of each child. We believe that by encouraging self-expression and curiosity and by supporting the active exploration of the environment, both at home and at school, that children will develop a healthy self-image, a sense of responsibility and helpfulness, and that they will learn problem solving and decision making skills.

We invite you to browse through our website and learn more about the Early Childhood Center and our Reggio-Emilia inspired philosophy. You will also find information on our seven classrooms for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years, as well as information about our enrollment processes.

Additional Information: Special Needs: Respiratory Illness;Food/Dietary;Speech/Communication.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 47181
  • Capacity: 137
  • Age Range: Toddlers, Infants, Preschool
  • State Rating: 4
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Languages Supported: English, English
  • Current License Issue Date: Jul 06, 2017
  • District Office: Colorado Dept of Human Services - Division of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 303-866-5958 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Type Report Date Category Finding
Inspection 2020-11-25 Supervisory
Inspection 2019-09-27 Supervisory
Inspection 2018-11-01 Supervisory

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