Early Childhood Education Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 18 accredited schools where early childhood education classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of early childhood education and early childhood education training in Colorado, which includes early childhood education training at the following levels:

  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Masters degree in Early Childhood Education


Schools

  1. Aims Community College

    5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, Colorado 80632

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  2. Arapahoe Community College

    5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002

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  3. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

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  4. Colorado Christian University

    8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

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  5. Colorado Mountain College

    831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601-0233

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  6. Colorado Northwestern Community College

    500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, Colorado 81648-3598

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  7. Community College of Aurora

    16000 E CentreTech Pky, Aurora, Colorado 80011-9036

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  8. Community College of Denver

    1111 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, Colorado 80204-2026

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  9. Front Range Community College

    3645 W 112th Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80031

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  10. Naropa University

    2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, Colorado 80302-6697

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  11. Northeastern Junior College

    100 College Avenue, Sterling, Colorado 80751-2944

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  12. Otero Junior College

    1802 Colorado Ave, La Junta, Colorado 81050

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  13. Pikes Peak Community College

    5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906-5498

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  14. Pueblo Community College

    900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado 81004-1499

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  15. Red Rocks Community College

    13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1255

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  16. Trinidad State Junior College

    600 Prospect St, Trinidad, Colorado 81082

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  17. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

    10004 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-5453

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  18. Montessori Casa International

    9351 E Arbor Dr, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Colorado 32,500
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Colorado.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Colorado

29,420 30,230 30,940 32,350 32,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Early Childhood Education is a growing field in Colorado. There were 3,080 more early childhood education professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of early childhood education professionals has grown by 10%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of early childhood education professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of early childhood education professionals has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010.

Early Childhood Education VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$38,233 $40,340 $41,300 $42,045 $42,215
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of early childhood education professionals is growing, the salaries paid to early childhood education professionals are increasing in Colorado. Early childhood education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,233 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,215 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$28,168
25th percentile
$32,740
50th percentile
$39,758
75th percentile
$49,430
90th percentile
$61,522

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Colorado, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of early childhood education. The pay differential between the highest paid early childhood education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 118%

Average Salaries for Early childhood education professionals and related professions in Colorado

Early Childhood Education
$42,215
Educational Leadership
$75,645
Elementary Education
$57,435
Special Education
$52,730

In Colorado, early childhood education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
11
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
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Certificate
22
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The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited early childhood education schools in Colorado is increasing. In 2006, 262 students graduated from early childhood education courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 406 students graduated.

This represents a 55% increase in the number of early childhood education degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. 59% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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