Educational Institutions

Community Partnership for Child Development

  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • http://www.cpcdheadstart.org

Mission Statement

Founded in 1987, CPCD prepares children for success in school and in life by providing excellent comprehensive early childhood services, in partnership with diverse families and the community.

CPCD serves children who are at-risk and those with special needs, and their families in four core programs: Head Start, Early Head Start, Colorado Preschool Program and the Early Childhood Development Program. Emphasis is placed on the family. CPCD provides parents with education, services, training, and opportunities to take control of their lives and help them gain the desire to strive for success.

Main Programs

  1. Early Head Start
  2. Head Start
  3. Colorado Preschool Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

Colorado

CPCD serves the children and families in El Paso County, Colorado Springs, Colorado. CPCD partners with 6 local school districts and has classrooms in the areas where families need us the most concentrating on locations with highest incidents of free and reduced lunches.

ruling year

1988

President & CEO

Self-reported

Ms. Noreen Landis-Tyson

Keywords

Self-reported

early childhood education, Head Start, Early Head Start, preschool, infant, toddler, child care, family development, Hurricane Katrina, early education, pre-k

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EIN

84-1071825

 Number

2812902448

Also Known As

CPCD...giving children a head start

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Kindergarten, Nursery Schools, Preschool, Early Admissions (B21)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Family Services (P40)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Early Head Start

Early Head Start serves 203 at-risk children prenatal through age three. Eligibility is based on income (90% of the children live in poverty) and other factors such as whether the child is homeless or lives in foster care.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Program 2

Head Start

Head Start serves 962 at-risk children ages three to five. Eligibility is based on income (90% of the children live in poverty) and other factors such as whether the child is homeless or lives in foster care.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Program 3

Colorado Preschool Program

Colorado Preschool Program serves 644 three- to five-year-old children considered to be at risk for school failure. 52% of these children are very low income or live below the federal poverty line and others are at risk because of reasons such as child abuse, an incarcerated parent, special needs, or substance abuse in the home.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Colorado

CPCD serves the children and families in El Paso County, Colorado Springs, Colorado. CPCD partners with 6 local school districts and has classrooms in the areas where families need us the most concentrating on locations with highest incidents of free and reduced lunches.

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Financials

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Community Partnership for Child Development
Fiscal year: Nov 01-Oct 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Community Partnership for Child Development

Leadership

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President & CEO

Ms. Noreen Landis-Tyson

BIO

Prior to becoming CEO of CPCD, Noreen served a number of years as both Senior Vice President and Interim President. Her emphasis has been on resource development and grant writing. At CPCD, she is leading the Board, staff and parents in a strategic planning process that will support expansion of CPCD's programs for low-income and at-risk children and families in El Paso County, Colorado.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Tyrone Johnson

Colorado Springs Utilities

Term: Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?