For all things early childhood, experts turn to Clayton Early Learning.

Clayton Early Learning provides national leadership to advance the field of early childhood education by researching, implementing and disseminating innovative teaching models and research-based, quality practices. We expand equitable access to high quality care and education through research and evaluation, partnerships with families, teacher preparation and coaching services, and effective early education policy.

What's New?

Colorado ranks among the top 12 states for the health and early learning for babies, according to a report released on Feb. 26, 2019, by national research and advocacy organizations.

Join Clayton Early Learning on March 12 for a screening of the fascinating and insightful documentary No Small Matter.

The Clayton Emerging Leaders Group will host a fundraiser with Panera Bread at Quebec Square, 3700 Quebec St, on Thurs., March 14, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. 

Clayton was recognized as a KPMG 2018 Community Award winner on Dec. 14, 2018.

Clayton Early Learning is grateful to the many community members who supported the organization on Colorado Gives Day 2018.

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  • 1,500+ Assessments
    1,500+ Assessments

    that measure child development are administered by Clayton each year

  • 20,724 hours
    20,724 hours

    of professional development are conducted through Clayton annually

  • 850+ Children
    850+ Children

    receive direct services through Clayton programs each year

  • 115 Percent
    115 Percent

    increase in state funding for childcare achieved through advocacy

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