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Newsletter: June 30, 2023: Historic investment sets stage for ECE profession

Letter from the Executive Director Dear colleagues, Last week, Vermont’s legislature made a first-in-the-nation commitment to equity and excellence in early childhood education. As our Board President Christina Goodwin said at the Statehouse celebration, “This is the relief we’ve …

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VTAEYC Seeks Nominations for Early Childhood Educator of the Year

Burlington, Vt: The Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VTAEYC) invites nominations for Vermont’s 2023 Early Childhood Educator of the Year. Nominations are due by July 1 and may be made at vtaeyc.org/eceoy. The prestigious annual award …

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Newsletter May 31, 2023: Expanded Student Loan Repayment, SPARQS

Letter from the Executive Director Dear colleagues, Much like summer flowers, great things are popping up all over: 1. Vermont passed a strong and comprehensive bill to transform early childhood education! There’s a lot in the bill, so scroll …

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Announcing SPARQS: VTAEYC to administer System for Program Access to Resources for Quality Supports

By Sharron Harrington, Executive Director The Child Development Division (CDD) announced  yesterday that VTAEYC is facilitating an important new state initiative: the System for Program Access to Resources for Quality Supports, or SPARQS. We’re excited to partner with Vermont …

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Introduction Letter from Executive Director Sharron Harrington

Dear Colleagues, I am honored to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of VTAEYC. It means so much that the Board of Directors – my former colleagues, and my friends – trust me with this responsibility. That’s especially …

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Sharron Harrington is VTAEYC’s New Executive Director

Burlington, VT: The Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VTAEYC) is pleased to announce Sharron Harrington of Arlington, Vermont as its full-time executive director, board president Christina Goodwin announced Tuesday. Harrington has been interim executive director since …

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