CDEC Memo Series

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The Colorado Department of Early Childhood Memo Series is designed to streamline and clarify CDEC policies and expectations of county partners and contracted entities. There are two types of memos, which communicate the time sensitivity and importance of the policy and/or expectation: operation and information. Each memo type is described below.

2022 Operation Memo

Provides more specific guidance to counties or other state-designated agencies, where applicable, on how to apply a statute or rule, and neither expands such obligations nor creates new obligations. Provides detailed instructions for counties or other state-designated agencies, where applicable, to operationalize new or existing state law, state rule, federal law or federal regulation. Is used to inform counties or other state-designated agencies, where applicable, how the department will measure performance compliance. This type of memo is similar to the purpose of Agency Letters. May help resolve conflicting practices or interpretations of a statute or rule. May cover administrative issues such as documentation, reporting, and database functionality. Helps ensure clear and uniform administration of department-supervised programs across counties. Operation memos are active for three years, after three years, they are archived and then re-issued if necessary.

Memo # Memo Title Issue Date Division Keywords
OM-CDEC-2022-0004 Revised CCCAP State-Established
Licensed Provider Daily Reimbursement
Rates
Sept. 26, 2022 Office of Program
Delivery/Division of Early Learning Access and
Quality
School-Age, State-Established, Licensed, Provider, Daily, Tiered, Reimbursement,
Rate
OM-ECL-2022-001 CCCAP Stimulus Strategy Activities June 6, 2022 Office of Early Childhood,
Division of Early Learning Access & Quality
CCCAP, Stimulus, ARPA, CRRSA, CCDF

 

2022 Information Memo

An information memo is any memo that changes departmental policy as a result of CDEC statutorily defined responsibility of supervising counties. An information memo interprets and provides further guidance to promulgated regulations. Information memos are active for three years, after three years, they are archived and then re-issued if necessary.

Future Information Memos will be linked here. 

The Department of Early Childhood is committed to informing partners, communities and families of changes in rules, regulations or statewide implementation plans. Opportunities to review and comment will be shared here.​

Visit the State Board of Human Services website for meeting information, agendas, rules packages and ways to participate. ​

Questions? Contact the Department of Early Childhood:

Phone: 1-800-799-5876
Fax: 303-866-4453
cdec_communications@state.co.us