Our Stories

PAC Celebrates Three Years

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
In July, ELM’s Parent Accountability Council (PAC) celebrated three years of guiding investments, changing local systems, and sharing lessons across the country. Here’s what they’ve accomplished in the last year.

How to Engage Families

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
PAC members joined hundreds of parents and professionals at the National Family and Community Engagement Conference in June. Here's what they learned.

Focused Networks Boost Confidence and Quality

Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017
African American, Latino, and Slavic child care providers who had limited access to professional development opportunities are gaining new skills through Focused Child Care Networks.

ELM Shares PAC Insights at Collective Impact Forum

Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017
What happens when you flip the power dynamic and seat parents at the head of the decision-making table? ELM’s Parent Accountability Council (PAC) is an innovative model for doing just that—and it’s starting to generate interest nationwide.

Upcoming Events

Fri., Aug. 18 | 10:00 am | Asian Family Center

Parent Accountability Council Meeting

The Parent Accountability Council (PAC) ensures that ELM's work is guided by family voice. Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to attend, please contact Sanj Balajee at sanjeev.balajee@multco.us. 

Mon., Aug. 28 | 9:00 am | United Way

Sector Council

The Sector Council is charged with developing a strategic agenda that is shared across sectors and guided by family voice. The Sector Council is comprised of leaders from five sectors— business, health, early childhood, K-12, and social services.