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About CPCD:

CPCD is an award-winning early childhood education agency with over 65 classrooms in Colorado Springs and the surrounding area. Using a robust curriculum and trained staff, your child will thrive and grow in a quality learning environment.


CPCD…giving children a head start operates the early childhood education center in partnership with Pikes Peak State College. As a nonprofit organization, CPCD offers many program options including Early Head Start for birth to 3-year-olds and Head Start for 3- to 5-year-olds.

About PPSC Programs:

CPCD programs are free to eligible families AND there are spaces available with CCAP and sliding scale fees for families who may not qualify for the Head Start programs. You can begin the application online at If you have any questions, please contact us at 719-635-1536. You can also schedule an appointment to come see us.



For PPSC students, in the section on application “Is there anything else you want to tell us about your child” indicate that you are a PPSC student. That way we can assure proper and timely placement.


Families who qualify for Head Start, Early Head Start or the Colorado Preschool Program will not be responsible for fees.

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