Family Child Care Pre-Licensing

Become a Licensed Family Child Care Provider

Is working with children your calling? Do you like to help parents of young children? Would you like to start a small business and earn an income while staying at home with your own children? Are you ready to make a commitment to provide the high quality child care that is critical to a child’s growth and development? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Boulder County’s children and families need you!

Pre-licensing training is required by the Colorado Office of Early Childhood for people who wish to obtain a family child care license.

CCR&R at the Council and the Boulder County Child Care Assistance Program are sponsoring a state approved Pre-licensing training series for individuals who are interested in becoming licensed as a Family Child Care Provider in Boulder County. The following required training will be included in the series: 15 hours of Pre-licensing and 6 hours of Professional Development training will be provided during an Orientation and Graduation/Wrap up. You must attend all sessions to receive completion certificates.

Preregistration is required. Priority given to residents of Boulder County. There is no cost for Boulder County residents; $75 for non-residents.

Upcoming Pre-licensing Trainings

  • The next English Pre-licensing TBA.
  • The next Spanish Pre-licensing TBA.

If you would like more information about Pre-licensing training or would like to register, please contact Jessica Bernett Knight, ECCBC Programs Director, at or 720-548-3980.