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November 27, 2019

Northern Windsor & Orange Regional Recap, November 2019

The Northern Windsor and Orange County Regional Council has a focus on ensuring our children are given quality experiences and education to strengthen their social and emotional health. The region has employed a variety of tools to address this priority including parenting classes, supporting professionals in the field with trainings and coaching, providing community education, […]

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November 13, 2019

Building Flourishing Communities in Northern Windsor & Orange

The experiences you have when you are young shape your brain development.  When an infant babbles and an adult babbles back (serve and return) the communication part of the brain is activated.  However, if the a caregiver is often on his/her phone and not interacting with a child, the child’s brain will develop differently to […]

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September 20, 2019

Northern Windsor & Orange Recap, September 2019

The Northern Windsor and Orange County Regional Council identified “Professionals have knowledge and resources regarding children’s social and emotional health” as a priority for the year. The council has also heard stories and seen data on the impact that Early Vermont Multi Tiered Systems of Support on child care programs promoting social and emotional development […]

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July 23, 2019

Northern Windsor & Orange Recap July 2019

The Northern Windsor and Orange County BBF council spent some time looking at data, sharing stories and determining where there is momentum in the region around specific early childhood issues.  In doing this we noted that the benefits cliff that families experience has continued to be a challenge in accessing resources, we also learned that […]

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May 22, 2019

Northern Windsor and Orange Recap, May 2019

The Northern Windsor and Orange County BBF Council has been focusing on its priority “Professionals have knowledge and resources regarding children’s social and emotional health” and “Professionals have access to and participate in the Developmental Screening Registry”.  At the April meeting the council watched the film Broken Places and discussed locations or groups that may […]

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April 1, 2019

Northern Windsor & Orange Recap, March 2019

The Northern Windsor and Orange County Regional Council identified “Increase awareness of early childhood positions available and training options to support workforce recruitment and retention“ as a priority for the year.  At our February Council meeting we invited a Community College of Vermont Upper Valley representative and River Valley Community College representative to talk to […]

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February 7, 2019

Early MTSS in the Orange East Supervisory Union

Have you ever wondered what Early Multi Tiered Systems of Support, or EMTSS is?  This blog is all about how the Orange East Supervisory Union is working to implement Early MTSS, the successes and challenges, as well as hopes for the future, through an interview with practice-based coach, Jill Koppers, and the Early Education Services […]

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February 5, 2019

No. Windsor & Orange Regional Recap November 2018

In our regional Action Plan, the Northern Windsor and Orange BBF council identified “children have positive learning experiences and are properly aware of their emotions” and “professionals have knowledge and resources regarding children’s social and emotional health” as two important aspirations for the region.  We have identified Early Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (Early MTSS) as […]

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February 1, 2019

Child Care Capacity in N. Windsor & Orange Counties

One Region’s Strategy to Increase Child Care Capacity by Ellen Taetzsch Imagine you are a parent who just had a child and it is time to go back to work but there are no slots open at child cares near your home or your work.  What would you do?  Imagine you have the perfect child […]

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