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Expanding Quality for Infants and Toddlers (EQIT)

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This 48-hour training provides teachers, assistant teachers, directors, family child care providers and early interventionists with up-to-date information to enhance their work with infants and toddlers, as well as meet regulatory requirements for training by the State of Colorado.  This training is also required for family child care home providers who would like to change their license type.

The EQ Curriculum is an introductory and comprehensive course in providing quality group care for infants & toddlers. This course builds on the knowledge and experiences of caregivers through interesting, interactive and fun activities. At the heart of the EQ Course is a belief in the importance of providing responsive, respectful, relationship-based quality care for all infants and toddlers.

All participants enrolling in EQIT must attend the Orientation scheduled for their session. Center Directors with staff participating in EQIT are encouraged to attend the orientation.

The EQIT 48-hour Training Certificate can be used for:

  • Director Certification
  • Early Childhood Teacher Qualification (formerly Group Leader)
  • Infant Nursery Supervisor Qualification

This course may also be used to meet requirements for Family Child Care Licenses:

  • Infant/ Toddler License
  • 3 under 2 License
  • Large Home License
  • Experienced Provider License


    Community Rate: $50
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    Katie Nester
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    Rachel Schiff
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    Jill Rocha

    I am proud to be a Quality Specialist, for Denver's Early Childhood Council. I have been in the field of early care and education for over 24 years. I hold a BA in Organizational Management and an AAS in Early Childhood Education. I have worked in every level of the field from classroom aid, up to an Executive Director level. I currently teach Expanding Quality for Infants and Toddlers (EQIT), Strengthening Families, Future Leaders and Leadership in Action Business Success topics. I am passionate about my field of work and look forward to working with adult learners. 


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    Cammile Espinosa

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