The Early Learning Center

The ELC is a child enrichment program designed to create the love of learning with a partnership between parents and teachers.

Through discovery, growth, nurturing and creativity the children develop their highest potential. 

The Early Learning Center

215 N. Garmisch Street

Aspen, CO 81611

Phone: (970) 920-9201

Fax: (970) 920-2946

Office Hours: 7:30am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday

Office Contacts: 

                          Emily Lambert- Director


                          Carrie Tippet- Office Manager                                                                   



Waitlist information-

If you are interested in being added to the ELC waitlist for care for your child please email us at

with your name, number, email, child's name, date of birth, what days of the week you desire care, and when you would like to start care at the ELC. If you would like to set up a tour of the program please call (970)920-9201. We will email you back and let you know how the timeline looks for enrollment. 

Regarding School Closures-

The Early Learning Center follows the Aspen School District's rulings regarding school closures due to inclement weather. 

Please call (970)925-3760 to check the status of school closures in Pitkin County during the winter season, or create a profile through to automatically receive text messages when school is cancelled.