APS Early Beginnings

An Early Learning and Parenting Program

Our Vision:

"Our vision is to provide a developmentally appropriate and supportive learning environment for all students at Early Beginnings in order to enable them to become successful in school and life".

Early Beginnings provides quality childcare for young parents in Aurora Public Schools to enable them to continue their education and graduate prepared for college and careers.

Early Learning Programs

  • Preschool: 3 - 5 years (CO Preschool Program)

  • Infant/Toddler Childcare Program: 3 weeks - 3 years

  • (Childcare only offered to APS Students)


  • Mon. - Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Latest News and Announcements

Upcoming Events

Online Preschool Screenings are Open!

The Aurora Public Schools Preschool Program is accepting online preschool screenings for the 2022-23 school year. The screening process is also open for children to be considered for attending the rest of the 2022-23 school year.

Apply to Become an APS Classroom Monitor!

We would like to share a unique short-term job opportunity to support our students during in-person learning. APS is hiring classroom monitors to assist teachers with educational activities for students for the remainder of the school year.

Join Us for the APS Back to School Kickoff on Aug. 6!

APS is excited to host our 14th annual Back to School Kickoff to celebrate the beginning of the 2022-23 school year, where you can enjoy free goodies, food, entertainment and more. Join us Saturday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Town Center at Aurora. Free backpacks and school supplies will be provided to APS students while supplies last.


We want to help you with:

  • Childcare

  • In-School academic support

  • Re-enrollment in school

  • GED attainment

  • Health resources

  • Connecting with other useful community resources!

For more information or to submit a referral, visit: youngparents.aurorak12.org

or contact Sophanite Gedion, Young Parent Support Program Coordinator at:

Phone: 719-497-9212

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