VAEYC is an affiliate of the National AEYC, the nation’s largest membership organization for early childhood professionals. Our membership is open to anyone who cares about the education and well-being of young children. Click here to read more about VAEYC’s history.


   VAEYC Says Good-bye to Executive Director

Spring! A time of change and transformation in the world. A time for change and transition for VAEYC too. Our Executive Director Melissa Reigel-Garrett is moving on to an exciting opportunity within our State’s Agency of Education. In her ten years as Executive Director, Melissa has moved the work of VAEYC forward, has professionalized our organization, and has been a tireless advocate for our members and young children and their families. We wish her well and are delighted she will be bringing her leadership to another worthy group.      



The Executive Director manages operations and programs, liaises with state and national organizations on early childhood issues, supervises employees and volunteers, and represents VAEYC to the public.  The ED reports to the president of the governing board. To review the job description in it’s entirety use the link below:

ED job description 05-06-15


Save the Date: 2015: October 15-17th at the Killington Grand

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 Meet our Keynote for the 2015 Fall Conference and Retreat:

Karen Worth, MS (Thursday) and  Walter F. Drew, Ed.D (Friday & Saturday)

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Vermont: (AA degree scholarships)

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