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A Campaign to Support the Children of Early Connections

[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1556125172351{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Interested individuals, corporations, families, foundations and other groups are invited to contact the Development Office for more information.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1556125150457{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Rebekah Gans
Development Director
Early Connections Learning Centers
104 E. Rio Grande, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-381-4803
Email: Rgans@earlyconnections.org[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1556125315648{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Liz Denson
Vice President of Community Engagement
Early Connections Learning Centers
104 E. Rio Grande, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-381-4804
Email: Ldenson@earlyconnections.org[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1556125216792{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]When planning your gift, please be sure to use our legal name and adddress:

Colorado Springs Child Nursery Centers, Inc. (EIN 84-0632406)
104 E. Rio Grande Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Board of Directors

George Luke, Chair


Colorado Springs Utilities

Tammy Havens, Vice Chair

Sr. Technical Product Manager

Compassion International

Claire Nutter, Secretary

Deputy District Attorney II

Office of the 4th Judicial District Attorney

Robert Gonzales

Business Development Manager

All Phase Restoration

Janae Langreck

Community Member

Sandy Jaray

Community Member

Deborah Layne


Insurance Technologies

Lauren Ragland, Secretary

Process Engineer

Keysight Technologies

Janet Brugger

CEO Jbrugger Consulting, LLC

Sandy Dye

Community Member

Maureen Smith Lawrence

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Regional Partnerships Program Officer

El Pomar Foundation

Sandy Schroeder

Community Member

Kim Roberson

Western Region Development Officer

Morehead-Cain Foundation

Welcome to the Early Connections Learning Centers Alumni Page

Early Connections Learning Centers has been dedicated to giving children a great start in life since 1897. Hundreds of children, staff, board members and volunteers have passed through our doors to enrich young lives and contribute to the overall well-being of Colorado Springs.

We deeply value our rich heritage and invite anyone who has been associated with Child Nursery Centers, The Day Nursery or any of our centers to visit us and share your story.

1. Check For availability

Our enrollment team will walk you through our availability, costs and answer any additional questions you may have. Our team can also let you know if you qualify for one of the many programs we offer: Head Start, Colorado Preschool Program and UPK. 

Call for questions 719-632-1754 or enrollment@earlyconnections.org

2. Tour your center

It is highly recommended that you tour any potential centers you are interested in. This gives you the opportunity to not only meet our teaching staff but also watch them in action. 

Call to schedule 719-632-1754 or enrollment@earlyconnections.org

3. Meet the enrollment team to finalize

Once you submit your forms our enrollment team will contact you to finalize your enrollment. Items to bring with you are:

4. Submit forms online

After touring and making the decision to enroll with us, fill out our registration forms below. If you have any questions, contact our enrollment department at 719-632-1754 or email us at enrollment@earlyconnections.org.

High quality early care and Education

We are delighted you are considering us for the care and early education of your child. The safety, education and well-being of your child is of the utmost importance to us at Early Connections, and it is our hope that you find our services beneficial for your entire family.

Choosing the right child care setting for your child is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. We invite you to explore our program and variety of settings to learn why Early Connections is a great choice for you and your child.


Early Connections Learning Centers is dedicated to providing comprehensive, high quality early care and education for ALL children.


Since 1897, our work to provide high quality early childhood education has positively impacted thousands of children and families in the Pikes Peak region.


Experience and longevity ensure strong leadership and a depth of knowledge unequaled elsewhere. Our management team has a combined total of over 100 years with Early Connections.


At our centers, we embrace and welcome families from all walks of life, regardless of their income. We recognize that child care costs can be a significant burden for many families, and we are committed to accommodating each family’s unique financial situation. 

We accept UPK & Head Start programs


Our nationally accredited programs include a literacy-focused curriculum, family support activities, nutritious meals and snacks, physical and behavioral health support, and highly qualified professional staff. We share the same goal as you do for your child: for them to be happy and successful in learning and in life.

Enrollment Information

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