By Sahara Thurston and Geof Byerly

As children approach kindergarten age, parents are often more nervous than their children, wondering whether their kids will be ready academically, socially, emotionally, and physically for all that’s expected of them.

The Montelores Early Childhood Council has resources to help you...

MECC Cares for kids Barbara Dodds is the project administrator for the Early Childhood Professional Training Project funded by the Temple Buell Foundation of Denver. The project is based at the Durango Adult Education Center but serves all child care providers in Southwest Colorado. The project is in its 12th year of serving the professional development needs of child care providers. Barbara can be reached at 259-2094 For more info about the project, visit

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