Professional Development Links

The information provided on this page is not required reading, but is recommended for all interested staff. These resources are provided as an opportunity for you to take the initiative to broaden yourself professionally, and we hope you will take advantage of them. Please note that while these are valuable resources, they are not meant to be construed as policy. Policies outlined during your training, on this website, as provided by your Supervisor, etc. supercede information available from these third-party resources when conflicts arise. Enjoy, and check back often, as links will be added as they are recommended!

Vermont Department for Children and Families: This website provides a wealth of information on child care center licensure, child protection, child development, and the programs and services available from DCF.

Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center: This facility is recommended by DCF and works in coordination with CCV and the VT Child Care Industry and Careers Council. It provides a wide range of information on topics related to professional development for those working in the child development and child care fields.

National Association for the Education of Young Children: This organization's website is packed with information helpful for professional development. NAEYC is the major organization responsible for accredidation of the highest-quality child development centers in the United States.

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance: Another organization with excellent resources related to professional development for those who work with children of all ages. AAHPERD's mission is to "promote and support leadership, research, education, and best practices in the professions that support creative, healthy, and active lifestyles."

American Red Cross: Official resource for first aid, CPR, and AED training and information.

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