About 2% of children were served by Part C (Early Intervention), meeting the state target.
Family Support and Parent Education:
MECC-sponsored Family Leadership Training Institute has yielded many parent leaders.
The Pinon Project Family Resource Center, a MECC partner, offers Parents as Teachers, parent education through Incredible Years, early literacy classes, financial literacy classes, and courses for fathers.
MECC offers frequent Family Nights on a variety of topics.
Reach Out and Read was a MECC-sponsored project.
The County Health Department, a MECC partner, offers Nurturing Parent classes.
Social, Emotional, and Mental Health:
MECC’s Pyramid Model Partnership LeadershipTeam provides trainings and supports for ECE teachers to deal effectively with challenging behaviors.
In collaboration with other partners, MECC funded a part-time MH consultant to help ECE providers understand and deal with challenging behaviors.
In collaboration with the Montezuma County Health Department MECC implements Cavity Free at Three as part of Bright Beginnings. Nurse-Family Partnership is also offered through the MC Health Department.