University of New Mexico-Taos Early Childhood Resource Center

Mailing Address: 115 CIvic Plaza Drive, Taos, NM 87571
County of Location: Colfax
Phone: (575) 758-1395
NTEE Code: B- Education
Mission Statement:

The UNM Taos Early Childhood Resource Center believes that all children deserve loving, competent caregivers and nurturing environments that stimulate their learning, growth, and development.

Primary Programs:

Toy & Resource Lending Library - of early childhood toys, children’s books and parent and teacher resources. Parents and early childhood professionals: Come check it out! Technical Assistance - to child care providers, Early Childhood Professionals, parents and community agencies regarding Early Childhood Program Licensing and Registration, CYFD/state agency information, community resources, child development and quality child care concerns. Especially Child care programs starting the registration or licensing process or applying for higher star levels: Star Quality Rating - to verify the initial and annual 2- to 4-STAR quality ratings of all licensed child care homes and centers in Taos and Colfax Counties. Early Childhood Training - for childcare providers/educators to meet annual training hours required for New Mexico Child Care Licensing and Registration (HELP). Early Childhood Trainer Registry - application site for Early Childhood trainers/facilitators “to ensure that early care professionals receive instruction by qualified individuals”. Aim High Initiative - to support childcare and early education programs in an effort to improve the quality of care based on the New Mexico Essential Elements (and STARS). New Mexico Child Care Inclusion Project - to support child care/early education programs in efforts to include children with developmental delays and disabilities. Member of the Taos Early Childhood Community and Paso a Paso Networks.

Populations Served: All Populations, Other
Counties Served: Colfax, Taos
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Nonprofit Status: Is fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit

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