early childhood

Burlington announces plans for $500,000 for low-income child care

The $500,000 comes from payments in lieu of taxes from the city’s utilities and is included in Weinberger’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget.

Robyn Freedner-Maguire: Giving kids a chance with pre-K

Investing in universal pre-K (Act 166) was not only the right thing to do for Vermont — it was a smart choice to make.

Let’s Grow Kids Honors Five Vermonters as ‘Early Childhood Superheroes’

News Release — Lets Grow Kids May 1, 2017 Contact: Nicole Haley, 802.391.0545 or [email protected] Burlington, Vermont—Let’s Grow Kids has recognized five Vermonters as Early Childhood Superheroes for going above and beyond to help young children reach their full potential. The honorees include: · Hope Campbell, of Barnet, Director of Child Care Programs at Vermont […]

Con Hogan: Early childhood investment is prudent

We can invest now, or we can pay much more later.

Early Childhood Advocates Turn Out in Montpelier Despite Historic Snowstorm

News Release — Let’s Grow Kids March 17, 2017 Contact: Nicole Haley, 802.391.0545 or [email protected] Vermonters descend on the State House to tell legislators to invest in kids Montpelier, Vermont—Burlington’s second largest snow storm in history didn’t stop more than 80 brave and determined advocates and 75 legislators from participating in Early Childhood Day at […]

Vermonters headed to State House to ‘Rally for Kids’ on March 15

News Release — Let’s Grow Kids March 1, 2017 Contact: Nicole Haley, 802.391.0545 or [email protected] Rally to take place during Early Childhood Day at the Legislature Montpelier, Vermont—Early childhood advocates will gather on the steps of the Vermont State House on March 15 at 1 PM at the Rally for Kids. Their message to legislators: […]

Chloe Learey: Investing in early childhood

The challenge is how to fund the investment in early care and learning, as well as higher education, without reducing resources for the K-12 system.

Snelling Center’s Early Childhood Leadership Institute Accepting Applications.

News Release — Snelling Center for Government Contact: Suzanne Trahey [email protected] The Snelling Center for Government’s The Early Childhood Leadership Institute (ECLI) is accepting applications. The Early Childhood Leadership Institute is a unique leadership and personal transformative institute, initiated in 2014 to stimulate enthusiasm for and effective participation in efforts to improve early childhood work […]