Natanya Vanderlaan

Natanya holds a deep love for connection and community. She has a background in International Communications and has journeyed extensively in pursuit and practice of meaningful engagement and learning across divides. She is the Director of Development and Community Engagement […]

Reeva Murphy

Reeva Sullivan Murphy, M.ED. I’ve been advocating for and implementing high quality services and sensible public policies for young children and families for almost 40 years. I’ve worked in private ECE programs and public education as a teacher and an […]

Stephanie McDaniel

My name is Stephanie McDaniel. I am a Family Child Care Provider in South Burlington, VT. I have been caring for children for over 20 years. I have my Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a passion for advocacy […]

Rebecca Bishop

Rebecca Bishop has worked in Early Childhood Education for over 24 years.  Rebecca is Assistant Director of Bennington County Head Start- Early Head Start.  She is also a Board member of the Bennington County Child Care Association, is co-leader of […]

Brenda Metzler

Brenda has been actively engaged in Early Childhood Education for 30+ years. In addition to supporting young children as they grow, learn and develop through play and discovery in nurturing and engaging environments, Brenda also thoroughly enjoys supporting other early […]

Nancy Steeley

Nancy Steeley. Ed.D brings enthusiasm and a commitment to early childhood education for more than 35 years. She passionately believes that all children need and deserve a quality learning experience that is welcoming to all. From a young age, children […]

Christine Johnson

Christine is a teacher at Otter Creek Academy in Leicester. She currently teaches kindergarten, but previously taught a multiage prekindergarten and kindergarten class. Christine graduated from the Vermont Early Childhood Leadership Institute sponsored by the Snelling Center for Government in […]

Shelley Henson

Shelley rejoined the VtAEYC board in 2017 and is currently on the finance committee. Shelley is the Director of Early Education for the Champlain Valley School District. She brings experience as an early educator, early childhood educator, special educator, program […]