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Windham Child Care Association announces merger with Winston Prouty Center

BRATTLEBORO (April 24, 2017) — Windham Child Care Association today announced that, effective June 30, 2017, it would cease operating and integrate its programs, services and staff into Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development, located at 209 Austine Drive, Vermont Hall, in Brattleboro. Windham Child Care Association (WCCA) has served as a vital – Read More

Summer Camp Resources

Youth Services has published their annual Summer Camp Resource Guide which lists dozens of opportunities for children during the summer months. Some camps accept subsidy through Vermont’s Child Care Financial Assistance Program. Call our office to find out if your child’s camp participates. 802-254-5332 Click on the guide to see front and back pages:   – Read More

Registration is now open for Early Childhood Summer Institute

Castleton Early Childhood Summer Institute:  A collaborative partnership with Castleton University and the Higher Education Early Childhood Consortium Monday, July 24 – Thursday, July 27, 2017 The Castleton Early Childhood Summer Institute is a professional development opportunity for Early Childhood Educators (birth through grade 3) working in public schools and private early childhood and after-school settings – Read More

Teddy Bear Teas Start May 1st

During the month of May, fifteen Windham County elementary schools will open their doors to children 5 and under, parents, caregivers, early educators, and teddy bears. Children are invited to bring their favorite teddy bears (other favorite stuffed animals are welcome of course) for a short party called a “Teddy Bear Tea”. Adults, children, and bears – Read More

April is Month of the Young Child

Join local organizations in celebrating the Month of the Young Child. The month is filled with dozens of free, family-friendly activities throughout the county. Vermont’s future starts with today’s children. Our children need the highest quality care and education. Supporting the system that provides those experiences will bring lasting benefits for our society as a – Read More

Free Tax Preparation

United Way of Windham County is offering two programs that provide free federal and state income-tax preparation services to eligible taxpayers: The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program and MyFreeTaxes.com.  More than 70% of American tax filers don’t know they can save $200 or more in tax preparation fees each year by using VITA or – Read More

Professional Development Resource Hotline Now Available

Vermont Birth to Five (VB5) is pleased to announce its new statewide Professional Development Resource phone and email hotline for early childhood learning and care professionals. VB5 is launching this service as part of its contract with the Child Development Division to coordinate regional professional development opportunities for early childhood learning and care professionals in – Read More