These providers have been vetted by Teller County Department of Human Services. For the most up to date list of providers contact Teller County DHS at: 719-687-3335
Colorado is reshaping the landscape of Early Childhood education delivering equitable early childhood for universal preschool for the 2023-24 school year. Check out these invaluable resources to guide you on the path to starting your child’s education off successfully.
To learn more check out the linked resources on this page as well as the Colorado Department of Early Childhood site for more details.
WPSD Early Childhood Center (Gateway & Summit): 719.686.2197
The Baby Station: 719.687.7298
Faith Lutheran Preschool: 719.644.2109
Pioneer Preschool/Head Start: 719.689.3420
Woodland Park Community Church Learning Center: 719.687.3027
Kid City USA- Woodland Park: 719.687.8123
Kid City- Forrest Edge:
Cripple Creek-Victor Head Start: Pioneer Preschool is the home of Head Start in Cripple Creek and grantee for Head Start and Early Head Start in the district. Pioneer Preschool’s Early Education Program provides care for children 6 weeks through 5 years old. The program provides an environment of acceptance that supports and respects gender, ethnicity, individual languages, culture, and family composition. For more information contact Pioneer Preschool, 719.689.3420. Read more about Head Start and Early Head Start and steps to apply.
The passage of HB22-1295 established the Department of Early Childhood (CDEC) and the Universal Preschool Program. This new statewide preschool program will launch July 1, 2023 at which time the Colorado Preschool Program will sunset. The Colorado Department of Education will continue to administer preschool special education in accordance with IDEA and ECEA for children ages three through five. Questions about implementing CPP during the 2022-23 school year, or ongoing implementation of IDEA requirements for preschoolers, should be directed to the CDE Preschool Special Education staff or Preschool Regional Specialists.