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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.


Open Bid - Evaluation and Validation of the VT Tiered Quality Rating And Improvement System (TQRIS)
Deadline for Bids is 12/3/2014

CDD has just released its RFP for the Evaluation and Validation the VT Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System(TQRIS) – The Step Ahead Recognition System. Additional information related to the RFP and how contractors might submit a bid can be found on the Vermont Business Assistance Network website.


Click here for the Notice of Election in Vermont Early Educators United, AFT and State of Vermont.

Attached is a list of early care and education providers the State of Vermont believes are eligible to vote in the upcoming election to be conducted by the Vermont Labor Relations Board. Any person whose name is not on the list and believes that it should appear on the list may apply to the Labor Relations Board (mailing address: 133 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05633-6101; facsimile number 802-828-2392; email address: tim.noonan@state.vt.us) for a ruling as to whether he or she will be permitted to have his or her name added to the list of persons eligible to vote in the eleciton. Such application shall be filed with the Board by November 14, 2014.

 

A Petition for Election of Collective Bargaining Representative filed with the Vermont Labor Relations Board on September 26, 2014, by Vermont Early Educators United, AFT ("Union")


Afterschool Child Care Programs Regulations

On October 15, 2014 the Vermont Afterschool Child Care Programs Regulations have been submitted to the Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules (LCAR) for final approval. At the Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules (LCAR) hearing on October 30, 2014, it was discovered that the clean and annotated text of the final proposed rule, Child Care Licensing Regulations: Afterschool Child Care Programs, had some formatting and editing errors.  The Department has corrected the errors in the rule text and the correct versions of the clean and annotated text of the final proposed rule are below.  The Department will be presenting the rule again at the next LCAR hearing on November 13, 2014 and the public is welcome to attend.  If you would like to speak at the hearing, you must be on the agenda.  To sign up to speak at LCAR, please contact Katie Pickens at 828-5760 or by email at kpickens@leg.state.vt.us

Proposed Afterschool Child Care Regulations
Summary of public comments received on Proposed Afterschool Child Care Regulations
Previous School Age Regulations from 1996 - with notes on proposed changes