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.

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2015 VAEYC Brochure 

Chuck Bayles Scholarship Fund:

scholarship form 2015(Word Doc) scholarship form 2015 (PDF)

  Meet our Keynote Speakers for the 2015 Fall Conference and Retreat:

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



Position Title: Executive Director, Part-Time position

Organization Contact: Sharon Adams, Board President,

Employer/Organization Description: The Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VAEYC) is the state affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the nation’s largest membership organization of early childhood professionals. Our membership numbers over 520, and includes anyone who is committed to quality early education experiences and the well-being of young children. Our nonprofit organization is dedicated to improving the quality of early care and education, improving the professional practice of early childhood professionals, and building public understanding and support for high quality early childhood programs.

Job Description: The role of the Executive Director is to provide the Board with support and leadership; identify, research and submit appropriate grant applications; to oversee the annual state wide conference; to promote quality improvement initiatives for programs and to leverage its membership in order to effectively, efficiently and strategically advocate as a unified voice on behalf of Vermont’s young children and their families.

Required skills: Fund development, advocacy, priority setting and follow through, , project management, continuous program improvement, meeting management; information sharing across different functions and professions, relationship building.

 VAEYC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


Quick Links:

Institute of Medicine Report:  Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation

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

Meet the T.E.A.C.H. Recipients and Graduates

Quality Improvement Project

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Including: T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Vermont, Proposed Licensing Regulations, VAEYC Board Recruitment……..and much more!

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