A major proving ground for all things early childhood, Clayton Early Learning is Colorado’s leading catalyst in providing early care and education, and collaborating with others to improve these important services. Our work focuses on ensuring optimal development during the critical birth-to-5 period for all children, especially those of limited opportunities. We succeed in closing learning gaps of disadvantaged children through a powerful model unique to Clayton Early Learning that harnesses the synergy of three dynamic initiatives – research, practice and training.


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What's New?News Archive

2.26.15  Clayton Early Learning Closed Thursday, February 26, 2015

Due to the inclement weather and dangerous road conditions expected to get worse in the afternoon, Clayton is closed Thursday, February 26, 2015. More

2.19.15  Clayton Early Learning Announces New Leadership Team Members

Early childhood education organization makes one new hire, promotes another from within. More

2.12.15  Clayton Early Learning Announces Hire of New CFO

Sonya Marques-Correia joins Clayton with 10 years of nonprofit experience. More

4 Everyday Activities that Promote Early Language and Literacy Development in Young Children

Are you interested in supporting young children's language and literacy development, but you're not quite… More

Amazing DIY Toys for Young Children

  Looking for a great toy for infants and toddlers under the age of 3? Look no further than what… More

An Exciting Partnership: Clayton Early Learning and the Denver Preschool Program

As you may recall, the Denver Preschool Program (DPP) made the news this past election season, as voters… More