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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8.14.15  Clayton Early Learning Announces 2015 Moonbeam Harvest

Guests will learn more about the early childhood institution while dining on exclusive local fare from Denver's top chefs. More

7.21.15  Clayton Early Learning Announces 2015-2016 Board of Trustees

Colorado's leader in early childhood education welcomes three new members to Board of Trustees. More

7.8.15  Clayton Early Learning Helps Combat Denver Food Deserts

Organization initiatives ensure that families have access to fresh, healthy food. More

Celebrating My First Year as a Lead Teacher

“I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging… More

Summer Fun Safety Tips

The summer months are a great time to get outdoors and let children explore the world around them. These… More

State Advocates Come Together for Early Education Policy

Last week in Chicago, over 60 early childhood state advocates from 17 states gathered for the 2015 Policy… More