Administration of the VT Child Development Division Grants and Bonuses

VTAEYC now is administering the VT Child Development Division grants and bonuses.  See below for  information and links to the applications.

Professional Development Grants

Please Note:  Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VTAEYC)  requires that you complete the W-9 form and send it with your bonus or grant application. This form is required for  VTAEYC to make payments.

CDA Assessment Fee Grant

This grant assists registered providers and licensed center staff with the assessment fee to attain the Child Development Associate (CDA).

College Tuition: Individual

This grant assists registered providers and licensed center staff with the cost of college courses that are related to working with children and families.

Peer Review Assessment Fee

This grant assists registered providers and licensed center staff with the peer review assessment fee for VT Department of Education licensure.

GED Assessment Fee

This application is for Vermont residents working in a regulated child care program to assist with the cost of applying for a GED.

Afterschool Professional Recognition Bonus

A financial bonus is available for staff of Vermont regulated afterschool programs that have achieved VT professional development certificates, credentials, or degrees. Contact Brenda Schramm at 802-379-7267 or brenda.schramm@vaeyc.org for the appropriate application.

 

Level Certificates continue to be processed by Northern Lights at CCV.  You would find the Level Certificate applications here (  https://northernlightscdc.org/career-pathways/early-childhood-pathways/ )  and complete them according to the instructions on the application.  Northern Lights at CCV will review the completed applications, send the certificates to the CDD to be signed and mailed, and send the application and related paperwork to VTAEYC to review for bonus eligibility. If the applicant is eligible, VTAEYC will be sending the bonus.

 

For questions about grants or bonuses please contact: Brenda Schramm at 802-379-7267 or brenda.schramm@vaeyc.org.