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.
Direct services for children and families include regulating early childhood and afterschool programs; early intervention services; information, resource and referral for families; parent education and family support services.
CDD also provides technical assistance, professional development, and mentoring opportunities to Vermont’s early childhood and afterschool workforce.
We are also involved in developing early childhood and afterschool systems in Vermont.
All Vermont children are healthy and successful. Vermont is a great place to be a child and raise a family.
To improve the well-being of Vermont's children. We do this through partnerships with families, communities, schools, providers and state and federal agencies that increase access to high-quality, sustainable, child development services.
To increase access to high-quality services that are developmentally beneficial for children and strengthen families.
Our Guiding Principles: