JCCCA Monthly Meeting and Trainings:

Come join us at our monthly meetings, and bring a dish to share! After a short informative business meeting, a potluck dinner is served. Vendors with provider and child care related products are available for shopping. Following dinner, a training is presented with quality speakers. 1 1/2 to 2 hours training credit are given at each meeting. These credits meet the Office of Early Childhood licensing renewal requirements.

Meetings Held @ Clements Community Center

1580 Yarrow Street, Lakewood

6:30 PM until 9:15 PM

  • February 26, 2020: LIABILITY EXPOSURES IN HOME BASED BUSINESS A Commercial Policy vs Personal Policy in home-based businesses are very different and without the correct coverages on either you may be left with gap’s in coverage or even no coverage at all. This presentation will guide you through the differences between the two, what is liability exposure, what does a typical home policy cover with a home-based business and how to protect yourself, your business and livelihood in the event of a claim.  Presented by Michelle Yardeny, licensed insurance agent. 1 ½ hours Program Planning & Development (PPD 3.1)

  • March 7, 2020: "WHAT IT TAKES!" CONFERENCE Find more information here.  Sign up early as this conference is expected to sell-out.

  • March 25, 2020: HOME FIRE SAFETY This presentation will cover home fire safety measures and best practices to help prevent accidental fires and injuries. Presented by Arvada Fire Protection District. 1 ½ hours Health, Safety and Nutrition (HSN 12.1)

  • April 22, 2020: MARKETING YOUR PROGRAM FROM THE INSIDE OUT Discover how to authentically market your program to attract families who will partner with you for years to come. We'll take some time to identify your personal and business goals so that your program description and mission match what is best for YOU, your family and your clients. Presented by Roz Addler, The Empowered Provider website. 1 ½ hours Program Planning and Development (PPD 10.1)

  • May 27, 2020: DARKNESS TO LIGHT, STEWARDS OF CHILDREN Curricula using real people and real stories to show participants how to prevent child sexual abuse.  It is scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. Presented by Alissa Kalish; Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program Manager, Illuminate Colorado. 2 hours Health, Safety & Nutrition (This training will have some type of RSVP)

  • June 24, 2020: LIP TIE AND TONGUE TIE IN YOUNG CHILDREN This presentation will cover what lip and tongue tie are, how to recognize possible lip and/or tongue tie, and issues related to lip and/or tongue tie. Presented by Marius Nielson, MSM; Maternal and Child Health Program Coordinator, Jefferson County Public Health. 1 ½ hours Child Growth, Development, and Learning (CGDL 3.1) Business Meeting Presentation:  Senate Bill 63 update by the Colorado Office of Early Childhood ½ hours

  • July 2020: NO MEETING 

  • August 26, 2020: TBD

  • September 23, 2020: SAFE SLEEP

  • October 28, 2020: TBD

  • November 18, 2020: CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA

  • December 2020: NO MEETING


 Meeting trainings are free to current JCCCA members.  Non-members pay $10 at the door 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:

Dates are subject to change as necessary.  All members are welcome to attend board meetings.  Please call Marilyn Dean (303-979-5952) or the hostess if you plan to attend.  Dinner starts at 6:30 followed by the meeting at 7:30.

  • September 16, 2019: Amber Bilby

  • October 7, 2019: Anna Orrino

  • November 4, 2019: Tisa Smith

  • December 2, 2019: TBA

  • January 6, 2020: Loretta Sampson

  • February 3, 2020: Jenny Boncich

  • March 2, 2020: TBA

  • April 6, 2020: Kim Roby

  • May 4, 2020: Tisa Smith

  • June 1, 2020: Carrie Kennedy

  • July 6, 2020: Stacie Hightree

  • August 3, 2020: Amber Bilby

  • September 14, 2020: Marilyn Dean

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