Child Development Division (CDD)
The Child Development Division's goal is to increase access to high-quality services that are developmentally beneficial for children and strengthen families. We do this by working with programs within communities to coordinate and deliver services that meet families' needs.
Health/Early Childhood System Coordinator Position
The Child Development Division is looking for someone to do planning, administrative and coordinating work related to the development of a comprehensive and unified early childhood system. Duties involve integration of a strong maternal child health focus within the overall early childhood system, including data collection and reporting on quality, access and integration of services and programs targeted to young children and their families. For more informatin and to apply: http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers
The Promise Community Initiative will provide supports, such as technical assistance from Promise Community coaches, financial supports, and information to help communities that include at least one elementary school to work together across sectors – health, education, human services and community planning. These collaborations will do ‘whatever it takes’ to improve the educational and developmental outcomes for children in their communities.
February 5th, 2015 Update:
The Vermont Part C Federal application is now posted for 60 days for public review. As required, we will be accepting public comments for 30 days (2/5/2015 through 3/7/2015). Please submit your comments to Danielle Howes, Children’s Integrated Services Coordinator/Interim Part C Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-279-1302
Act 166, passed by the Vermont Legislature in 2014, provides for publicly funded prekindergarten education for a minimum of ten hours per week for 35 weeks annually for all 3, 4 and 5 year-old children not enrolled in kindergarten. The Act has an implementation date of July 1, 2015.
This document provides preliminary guidance in the following areas:
Act 166 Online Prequalification Application