Building Bright Futures (BBF) is a nonprofit organization working to improve the well-being of young children and families in Vermont. We do this by monitoring Vermont’s early care, health, and education systems while advising the Governor, Administration, and Legislature on policy improvements.

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Vermont’s Early Childcare System

Monitor the state’s early care, health and education systems.

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April 23, 2019

Measuring the Performance of Early Childhood Systems: New Toolkit Now Available

Thank you to Steven D. Cohen and Cailin O’Connor of the Center for the Study of Social Policy for making this guest blog available to Building Bright Futures. Over the past decade, increasing numbers of early childhood leaders across the country have been working to build systems with two distinct features. First, they take as […]

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April 18, 2019

Parents Supporting Thoughtful Technology

In Middlebury a group of parents have joined together to talk about and investigate screen time and its impact on children and families. Amy Mason, Samantha Farrell Schmitt, and Julie Berry founded the organization Parents Supporting Thoughtful Technology after they attended a parent meeting in Weybridge, VT, where Dr. Michael Seaton, a local pediatrician, led […]

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April 4, 2019

The Vital Role of the Parent Child Center in the Bennington Region

The work of Early Childhood is a partnership of families, healthcare, mental health, early care, education, home visiting and community agencies.  The work that we do together is where there is an intersection similar to the center of a flower. One of the partners at the table in Bennington is Sunrise Family Resource Center, the […]

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