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VT-HEC News and Updates

You will find information regarding recent updates and news about VT-HEC

New Early Childhood Series Starts Soon

Connecting the Dots: Using Best Practices to Support Young Children and Their Families It’s an exciting time in early childhood education! Our work is guided by new Vermont Early Learning Standards (VELS), new Head Start standards, and new professional standards and competencies. We h
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VT-HEC Mission Investment Fund

Expanding VT-HEC’s Capacity to Provide Quality Professional Learning Opportunities The VT-HEC Board of Directors has established the VT-HEC Mission Investment Fund for the purpose of advancing the goals of the VT-HEC to provide high quality professional learning opportunities to
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Wendy Cohen Joins VT-HEC Leadership

We are extremely happy to announce that Wendy Cohen will be joining our leadership team taking the position of Director of Professional Development Programs and Supports as of July 1.  She will be responsible for the planning and delivery of our workshops and related courses and suppo
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Come Learn About our Early Childhood Programs

Come join us on June 2 to learn more about the VT-HEC-Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Educations pathway to licensure programs.  Manuela Fonseca, Coordinator of the VT-HEC Early Childhood program, will be doing a short presentation at the Baltimore Early Childhood Workforc
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Conversation with Early Childhood Special Education Graduate Amy Emerson

The VT-HEC is proud of its program graduates.  Many chose to take their coursework and continue on their career path.  Our agreements with our partners in the state colleges allows this to happen in a seamless and personalized way. Below is an interview with Amy Emerson. Amy went thro
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New Pathway to Licensure Opportunities

The VT-HEC announces the start of 3 programs that lead to licensure. All our pathway programs have the goal of providing quality preparation and training to Vermont educators who are committed to working towards the success of every child and student.  The 3 programs include  Special
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Peg Dawson to Present Revolutionary Executive Skills  Approach & Coaching Strategies

Dr. Dawson  translates cutting-edge research into meaningful, practical, well-organized, and easy-to-implement strategies. This brilliant book is by far the best on the topic that I have read to date.”–Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, author of Taking Charge of ADHD “Executi
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VT-HEC’s First Fund-Raising Effort

We Hope When People Consider Making Donations to a Worthy Cause They Think of the VT-HEC For the first time in its 15 year existence the VT-HEC will be making an effort to raise funds through donations.  Begun in 2000 as a VT Department of Education program intended to focus on person
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VT-HEC Preview – Building Reading Brains

The Science of Reading: Language, Print and the Brain The VT-HEC is very excited to be bringing Donna Coch Ed.D from Dartmouth College to Montpelier, VT on December 9 to talk about reading and the brain. In this interactive workshop, we will explore the reading brain from the perspect
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