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The latest news from the Early Childhood Education and Care Department. The Newsroom functions as a resource for ongoing news and up-to-date information regarding ECECD. You can also visit our social media pages on Facebook and Twitter.


EARLY CHILDHOOD JOB FAIRS Make kids your career! Jumpstart a fun and rewarding new path as a early childhood professional! ECECD offers early childhood professionals scholarship...

Join Us! Cost Study Meetings

JOIN US! Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD) invites you to join us for upcoming cost study meetings as part of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) plan....

HJR1 Approved by the Senate Finance Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Micah McCoy  Communications Director  Early Childhood Education and Care Department or (505) 629-9675 March 16, 2021...

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Settlement Agreement Ensures Child Care Assistance is More Accessible to NM families

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The New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department’s Early Childhood Community Newsletter is a weekly community newsletter to share the word on ECECD announcements, events, Healthy and Safety Requirements, and professional development opportunities. Use the sign-up link above to receive the Early Childhood Community Newsletter directly to your inbox.