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: TBD

  • 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