Please check JCCCA's Facebook page and Provider Times emails for training updates and cancellations.

JCCCA Monthly Meeting and Trainings:

.1 1/2 to 2 hours training credits are given at each meeting. These credits meet the Office of Early Childhood licensing renewal requirements. August 25, 2021 we will be resuming in-person meetings at the Clements Community Center @ 6:30pm!! Please eat before, or bring your own dinner. Meals will not be provided for the remainder of the 2021 year. Register here.

Meetings Held @ Clements Community Center

1580 Yarrow Street, Lakewood

6:30 PM until 9:15 PM

  • September 24, 2020:  SAFE SLEEP-Prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Required training for providers caring for 2 years and younger, Presented by Melissa Brophy, Early Care & Education Coach, 1.5 hours Health , Safety & Nutrition (HSN 4.1), Meeting on Zoom platform, registration required.

  • October 28, 2020:  HOME SAFETY-Get up to date information on fire codes and rules & regulations for home providers, plus current Covid-19 requirements and recommendations from the Fire Marshall. Presented by Stephen Parker, Fire Marshall, Arvada District, Jefferson County. 1.5 hours  Health, Safety & Nutrition (HSN 1.1; HSN 9.1). & HOME VISITATION FAMILY NAVIGATOR PROGRAM-Presented by Alex Turnacliff; Local Community Engagement Manager. Karina; Home Visitation Family Navigator--.5 hr Social & Emotional (T.P. 29.2). Meeting on Zoom platform, registration required. Theme: Dress up--come as your favorite Disney Character or Super Hero

  • November 18, 2020:  KEEPING KIDS ACTVIE-Presented by Alex Altenburger, Physical Therapist--Children's Hospital Colorado, 1.0 hr Social & Emotional (T.P. 35.2). Meeting on Zoom platform, registration required. Theme: Warm Mug & Comfy Sweater Night

  • December 2020: NO MEETING

  • January 2021: COPING WITH COVID-19: DEALING WITH STRESS AND MANAGING SELF-CARE: Presented by Lisel Von Duyke, MS, CPC; Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, Jefferson Center for Mental Health 1.5 hours social emotional

  • February 24, 2021: ROADMAP TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT: Presented by Stacey Barnes M.S. CCC/SLP; Assistant Director of Early Intervention, Speech Language Pathologist; DDRC Early Intervention - 1 1/2 hours Child Observation and Assessment. Meeting Theme: National Tortilla Chip Day. Make some nachos or chips and salsa and join us. Remember to CRUNCH on mute. 

  • March 24, 2021: HEALTHY COOKING DEMO: Presented by Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Executive chef Ashlea Tobeck - 1 hour Health, Safety and Nutrition. Meeting Theme: Women’s History Month (share in the chat box: who is your favorite?). 

  • April 28, 2021: PROVIDER APPRECIATION MEETING: Starting at 6:30pm JCCCA hosting a Special 30 minute Provider Support/Mindfulness Session with Lisel Von Duyke, MS, LPC; Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, Jefferson Center for Mental Health. At 7pm—Advocacy: speaking up on legislation that impacts child care and other child-related issues. Presented by: Jacy Montoya Price (She, her, hers) Advocacy Director Colorado Children’s Campaign. 1.5 hours Professional Development and Leadership-PDL 10.2, Advocacy PDL 5.1

  • May 26, 2021: *Starting at 6:30pm JCCCA hosting a Special 30 minute Provider Support/Mindfulness Session with Lisel Von Duyke, MS, LPC; Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, Jefferson Center for Mental Health. At 7pm—Healthy Sexual Development, presented by: Jennifer Kniffin-Turner, M.A., LPC, EMDR, IMH-EIII WONDER YEARS-1.5 hrs HSN 1.3; Develop program policies, procedures, and practices related to health, safety, nutrition, including exclusions criteria that support the optimal growth, development, and learning of every child. 

  • June 23, 2021: "Funding and Grants 2021"-Opportunities for providers to access grants & funding this year. Presented by Julia Brink, Quality Improvement Program Coordinator, Child Care Innovations-1.5 hours Program Planning and Development (PPD 12.1)

  • July 2021: NO MEETING

  • August 25, 2021: "Dangers of secondhand smoke" Presented by Valerie Steinmetz, Specialist/Health Promotions, American Lung Association. 2 hrs-Health, Safety, & Nutrition (HSN 4.1)

  • September 22, 2021: "Safe Sleep" Presented by Melissa Brophy, ECE Coach, Childcare Innovations. 2 hrs--Health, Safety, & Nutrition (HSN 4.1) **All licensed providers must attend this training or complete it on PDIS annually.

  • October 27, 2021: "Creating Positive Mealtime Attitudes" Presented by: HEATHER AGUILAR BS, CLC, Program Associate for Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals - Positive early childhood experiences surrounding food and the social environment are critical for shaping healthy eating behaviors later in life. In this training, childcare providers will recognize their role in establishing healthy attitudes and behaviors towards food among the children in their care.. 2.0 hours, Child Growth, Development, and Learning (CGDL 1.2). Prepares environments and implements the planned experiences addressing the needs of individual children across the developmental domains and across the ages that will be included in those environments.

  • November 17, 2021: CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA

  • December 2021:  NO MEETING

 Meeting trainings are free to current JCCCA members.  Non-members pay $10 for the training.

State Licensing Training Requirements:

  • For the required Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response training (Reg. 7.701.100A) CLICK HERE

  • For the “Mandatory Reporter” class that fulfills the Recognition & Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect training (Reg. 7.707.32A11 Mandatory Reporter) CLICK HERE

  • List of current Division of Early Care and Learning approved training vendors for First Aid and CPR; Medication Administration; and Standard Precautions

JCCCA Board Meetings:

The JCCCA board meets the first Monday of each month.  Dates are subject to change as necessary.  All members are welcome to attend board meetings.  Please call Carrie Kennedy (303-432-7979) if you would like to attend. Meetings start at 7:30 pm.


  • January 4, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • February 8, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • March 1, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • April 5, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • May 3, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • June 7, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • July 12, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • August 2, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • September 13, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • October 4, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • November 1, 2021: Zoom meeting

  • December 6, 2021: Zoom meeting