2022 Week of the Young Child (WOYC) Mini-Grant Awards!

Five awardees will be receiving a $500 grant from the Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VTAEYC) to support their plans to celebrate 2022 Week of the Young Child April 2-8, 2022

We will have details about each plan posted on our website by March 16th. If there are other plans let us know about them and we can add those activities as well.


VTAEYC Member: Shelia J. Bedi of Orange County, Creative Spirit Children’s Center
Partners: The Vermont Child Care Providers Association (VCCPA) and Little Feet Children’s Center

VTAEYC Member: Theresa Forbes of Orleans County
Partners: Building Bright Futures Regional Council and Northeast Kingdom Providers Association (NEKPA)

VTAEYC Member: Trish Scharf of Chittenden County
Early Childhood Business Collaborative (ECBC) of Chittenden County members programs

VTAEYC Member: Dr. Lauren Weiss of Rutland County
Partners: Castleton University’s Department of Education, Rutland County Parent Child Center at Brandon, Rutland County Parent Child Center at Rutland, and Castleton University’s Student Education Association

VTAEYC Members: Susan White and Jaimie Stewart of Addison County
Partners: Quarry Hill School, Otter Creek Child Center, Mary Johnson Children’s Center, College Street Children’s Center, Starksboro Cooperative Preschool, and Bristol Family Center