The Colorado Department of Early Childhood (CDEC) received over $465 million in American Rescue Plan Act and Child Care Development Fund funds to strengthen and expand the early childhood sector in Colorado and ensure all children have access to high-quality child care. CDEC is partnering with the Lab to build data collection and evaluation strategies for the stimulus-funded activities.
Our new Evidence-building for Family First: Rigorous Evaluation Annual Report provides ongoing guidance to ensure strategic investments in evidence-building for services and programs positioned to meet the needs of Colorado’s children, youth, and families.
The Colorado Lab is partnering with the Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel (ORPC) to build evidence for their model of interdisciplinary team representation.
The Colorado Lab is excited to have been selected to provide research and evaluation technical assistance to the evaluation staff at the Employment and Benefits Division (EBD) of the Office of Economic Security at the Colorado Department of Human Services.