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Welcome to

First Impressions of Routt County

Routt County's
Early Childhood Council

First Impressions serves as the hub for all early childhood resources. In strengthening and streamlining all early childhood services, families with young children are connected to the resources they need to ensure all children are valued, healthy, and thriving.

Anual Report 2023

Check out Routt County Child Care Needs Assessment Report

To identify a plan to address gaps in the system, the Craig-Scheckman Family Foundation (CSFF) and First Impressions of Routt County commissioned this needs assessment in October 2022 to clearly understand the state of early care and education (ECE) in the county.

Between October 2022 and July 2023, researchers from the Butler Institute for
Families at the University of Denver (Butler) collected data to understand the
supply of and demand for ECE services of children birth through age 8 in
Routt County. The needs assessment used secondary data, interviews and
focus groups, and surveys to collect data from ECE providers, families, and

Check out the full report here!

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Looking for a job in Early Childhood Education? Check out the open positions in Routt County


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Routt County Colorado Logo
Routt County Colorado decorative map. It has pine trees, bicycles, animals like moose and bears and trails around the different names of the city like Hayde, Milner, Oak Creek, Yampa and Steamboat.
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