Schools

Engage with the Jewish ECE Community

We offer two enriching ways to become immersed in the Jewish ECE experience – whether you are an educator looking for a fulfilling career path that helps create a caring community of young learners, or a family who is looking to benefit from a high-quality early learning experience grounded in Jewish values.

Work With Us

View our available positions offered by our metro Denver/Boulder partner schools and The Efshar Project.

Find a Jewish ECE

Use our online tools, including a search form and a schools chart with detailed criteria, to find the right school for your family's needs.

Map of Partner Schools

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List of Partner Schools

The Efshar Project engages each partner school by providing exclusive access to network resources and customized support to elevate and empower their ECE professionals.

Denver, CO

— Alef Academy

Their program is a play-based, emergent curriculum in a warm and caring environment. With their progressive and holistic early childhood education philosophy, they understand that each child has unique needs and interests. The staff provide the environment and tools your child needs to thrive to the best of their abilities. Learn More

Denver, CO

— BMH-BJ Preschool

BMH-BJ Preschool offers a unique blend of an emergent, child-centered curriculum in a warm, intimate, Jewish environment. You will find teachers who are caring and devoted to each child’s development and happiness. They pride themselves on the relationships they create with each child and family, not to mention the lasting friendships that they encourage between families. Learn more

Denver, CO

— Bright Lights Early Learning Center

Bright Lights is a play-based early learning center near Downtown Denver. They provide an emergent, Reggio inspired and value-based curriculum drawn from traditional Jewish values. Learn more

Denver, CO

— Denver Jewish Day School

Their pluralistic Jewish community day school prepares and inspires Jewish students through an extraordinary secular and Judaic education to live purposefully, act ethically, and thrive in the world. Learn more

Denver, CO

— Gan Chaya Esther

The staff at Gan Chaya Esther are committed to creating a warm, friendly, and happy environment for each child. On their website, you can find important information and useful tips to maximize your child’s positive experience, personal development, and growth at their preschool. Learn More

Denver, CO

— Ganeinu

Ganeinu is a small, loving bilingual program focusing on the optimum development of the individual child in all development domains. Learn More

Greenwood Village, CO

— Garden Preschool

The Garden Preschool is a creative, progressive, Reggio-inspired environment where young children receive a warm, happy and enriching educational experience. Learn More

Denver, CO

— HEA Preschool

The HEA preschool is a warm and inclusive second home for our families, one rooted in Jewish values and traditions and guided by best practices in early childhood education. Learn More

Denver, CO

— Hillel Academy

The Hillel Academy Early Learning Center (Pre-School and Kindergarten) lays the foundation for social and academic success. Children discover much more than numbers, letters, and colors. Through discussions about stories, holidays, and Jewish values, they learn how to ask questions, think through problems, and explore possible answers. Learn More

Boulder, CO

— Jay & Rose Phillips ECC at the Boulder JCC

The Jay & Rose Phillips ECC at the Boulder JCC program emphasizes their love and respect for Judaism and Jewish values and is built around their community of children, parents, and teachers.  Their Early Childhood Center in Boulder, Colorado, brings the community together through their weekly Shabbat Sing program, holiday dinners, parent learning opportunities, and other events. Learn more

Denver, CO

— Rabbi Steven Foster Early Learning Center

The staff at Rabbi Steven Foster Early Learning Center strive to nurture each child’s innate sense of wonder and curiosity by providing them with a safe, inviting place to learn and explore. Small class sizes and a play-based environment provide an opportunity for discovery, creative thinking, and collaboration. Their methods guide and inspire them to maintain a high level of respect for each child as they honor their uniquely individual experience at the school. They serve children ages 12 months to kindergarten. Learn more

Denver, CO

— Rodef Shalom

Rodef Shalom is a vibrant and family-friendly Conservative, egalitarian synagogue located in the heart of the Jewish community in Denver. They are proud to be one of the oldest Conservative congregations in Denver.

Their name, Rodef Shalom, means “pursuit of peace,” which speaks to their dream of a community where all Jews come together as a single entity. In that spirit, they welcome all guests who would wish to join us. Learn More

Denver, CO

— Staenberg-Loup JCC ELS

Their Reggio-Emilia-based curriculum encourages play-based learning and exploration. The staff appreciate and acknowledge each child’s unique learning style and adapt their curriculum to best facilitate each student. Learn More

Denver, CO

— Temple Sinai Preschool

At Temple Sinai Preschool each child is encouraged to learn and grow in a developmentally appropriate, nurturing, and loving environment.

Their staff is dedicated to creating a happy and meaningful experience for every child. They believe in respecting and meeting the individual needs of each child and their family. Learn more