House Bill 20-1053 Representatives Emily Sirota (D) & Jim Wilson (R) and Senator Tammy Story (D)
Supports for Early Childhood Educator Workforce

The Issue:

Colorado has a significant shortage of Child Care Workers. Low pay, combined with required credentials and high responsibility, makes it difficult to attract and retain needed workers.

What would this proposal do?

It addresses the issue in many ways. It recognizes prior experience, including outside Colorado as counting toward credentials. It allows workers in classrooms as they work to complete a credential. It encourages paid childcare apprenticeships so people can earn while they learn.  It creates recruitment and retention scholarships for those pursuing early childhood credentials.

Fiscal Impact: $1.6 million/yr
Status: In House Appropriations Committee. Amended

 

 

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