Connecting child care professionals to the health care community through education and training programs provides a powerful, yet previously untapped, way to support the whole child and improve the health and well-being of our communities.
St. Albans, VT — Some call the process glorified babysitting. And expensive. Some say it is the only means by which the state can break the cycle of poverty that traps low income students in a closed loop, low-wage environment. The issue is universal pre-K education that beginning next year will be required in Vermont’s schools. So begins an [...]
Middlebury, VT—The Permanent Fund for Vermont’s Children today announced the selection of Alyson Richards as the fund’s new Chief Executive Officer. Currently Deputy Chief of Staff for Governor Peter Shumlin, Richards will assume her duties at the Permanent Fund September 1. Her last day in the Governor’s Office is July 24. Alyson Richards, CEO Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children [...]
Kids Vermont - Rick Davis, cofounder of the Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children, can talk a blue streak about early-childhood development. But there's one word, in all of his proselytizing, that you likely won't hear: daycare. "Most people think of daycare as the place where you drop the kids off on the way to work in the care of a [...]