Backpack Early Learning Academy (BELA)

Bela Program

What is BELA?

BELAThe purpose of BELA is to provide a safe, stimulating learning environment for prekindergarten children to ensure their success with future learning in school and beyond.

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About Our Staff

  • Staff is highly qualified and trained in early childhood education
  • Student/Teacher ratio is 15:2


  • On-going, age appropriate assessments


  • Open Court Early Childhood Literacy Curriculum

Preschools Located

  • Crawford
  • Delta
  • Hotchkiss
  • Paonia

Supported By

  • Delta County School District, Colorado Preschool Program, and Child Find


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