Please watch JCCCA’s Facebook page and for emails from JCCCA with more information about upcoming meetings.  (Add jeffcochildcare@gmail.com to your email contacts to prevent emails from going into your junk/spam/promotions folder.) 
Depending upon the current health situation, meetings may be held on Zoom  or in person at the Clements Community Center.

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. 

  • January 26, 2022: "Pandemic Effects on our Lives" Effects of the pandemic with regards to compassion fatigue, social emotional learning, and sensory input. Presented by Lisel Von Dyke, MS, LPC; Jefferson Center for Mental Health. 1.5 hrs Social Emotional Training (TP 34.1)

  • February 23, 2022: ChildcareRead workshop--Learn ways to meet high quality childcare standards (ECCERS, ITTERS, FCCERS) in areas connected to literacy and the childcare environment. Presented by Karen Murph; Motheread/Fatheread CO Program Coordinator--2 hrs Teaching Practices (TP 2.1)

  • March 23, 2022: “Seasonal allergies and how they affect young children”.  Presented by:  Dr. Suzanne Ngo, Children’s Hospital of Colorado.  1 ½ hours Health, Safety and Nutrition

  • April 27, 2022: PROVIDER APPRECIATION MEETING. “Self-Care in Child Care”  Burn out is a real thing for child care providers, teachers and parents, both in a single day and over the long term. Incorporating self-care into an already busy day of child care can feel very difficult, of not possible. This presentation will encourage care givers to find way they can include self-care into their daily activities and routines, and develop a system of support amongst themselves that encourage and make self-care possible, including check ins, debriefing, breaks, etc.  We will also discuss how this can be modeled for the children in their care to normalize the need for and impact of self-care. Presented by: Jennifer Kniffin-Turner, M.A., LPC, EMDR, IMH-EIII; Wonder Years. 1.0 hour Professional Practice (PP 7.1)

  • May 25, 2022: Membership Drive Meeting--Bring a New friend who is a licensed provider, and both of you will receive a prize! The $10 training fee for non-members is being waived for the month too! “Building Brains: Influencing Healthy Development in Early Childhood” Presented by Becky Edwards, M.A. Ed., CPSI; Early Childhood Specialist, Healthy Child Care Colorado 1.5 hours Child Growth, Development, and Learning (CGDL 7.1)

  • June 22, 2022: “Family Engagement in Outdoor Play and Learning” Presented by Jessica Yuill, ECHO Senior Outreach Coordinator 1.5 hours Family and Community Partnerships (FCP 1.1)

  • July:  NO MEETING

  • August 24, 2022: “LET’S READ TOGETHER!” KICKOFF.  “Completing your Early Childhood Professional Credential application and other PDIS questions” 1.5 hrs Program planning Presented by Carrie Kennedy and Amber Bilby

  • September 28, 2022: Safe Sleep Training

  • October 26, 2022: “LET’S READ TOGETHER!” Book Distribution. Training TBA

  • November 16, 2022: Training TBA

  • December:  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 10, 2022--in-person TBD

  • February 7, 2022--Zoom

  • March 7, 2022-- contact Carrie Kennedy

  • April 4, 2022--contact Carrie Kennedy

  • May 2, 2022-- contact Carrie Kennedy

  • June 7, 2022-- contact Carrie Kennedy

  • July 11, 2022--contact Carrie Kennedy 

  • August 1, 2022-- contact Carrie Kennedy

  • September 12, 2022-- contact Carrie Kennedy

  • October 3, 2022-- contact Carrie Kennedy

  • November 7, 2022-- Zoom

  • December 5, 2022--TBD