Caledonia & So. Essex

Regional Contact

Linda Michniewicz

Regional Manager for Caledonia and Southern Essex, Lamoille Valley, and Orleans and Northern Essex

Linda is the Building Bright Futures Regional Manager for Lamoille, Caledonia, Essex, and Orleans Counties. She has devoted her career to early childhood education starting as a preschool teacher, Head Start director and most recently the Early Childhood Program Coordinator for the Caledonia North Supervisory Union. Linda serves on the Board of Directors for Northeast Kingdom Learning Services, the Lake Region Union High School, and elementary middle school Boards. She is also a Justice of the Peace and on the Board of Civil Authority for the Town of Westmore where she resides. She enjoys living in the NEK and taking advantage of all the great outdoor natural resources it has to offer!

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Upcoming Council Meetings

Caledonia and Southern Essex Regional Council Meeting

May 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Caledonia & So. Essex Regional Council Meeting

April 19, 2021 at 5:30 pm |contact Linda Michniewicz for videoconference link

Regional Action Plan

The Regional Action Plan serves as a blueprint for how the Council serves children and families.

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Stories From Caledonia & So. Essex

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January 19, 2022

BBF Awards $100,000 in Vermont Early Childhood Fund Grants

Building Bright Futures Regional Councils awards $100,000 in Vermont Early Childhood Fund grants to improve the well-being of children, families and communities Building Bright Futures (BBF) announced seven recipients of grants from the Vermont Early Childhood Fund (VECF). Grantees will work with BBF Regional Councils to improve the well-being of children (prenatal–age 8) and families, […]

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October 8, 2021

BBF Launches the Vermont Early Childhood Fund with $100K to Communities

Building Bright Futures is pleased to announce the creation of the Vermont Early Childhood Fund (VECF) providing grants of $10,000-$20,000 for up to 7 grantees to support creative solutions that will improve the well-being of children (prenatal-age 8), families, as well as the Vermont communities in which they live.  Each year BBF Regional Councils, the […]

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October 14, 2020

The Early MTSS-123 Project: ONE Early Childhood System, TWO Social and Emotional Interventions, THREE Core Groups

In the past few months, a new Early Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (Early MTSS) and Strengthening Families pilot project was introduced in Franklin/Grand Isle, Orleans/Northern Essex, and Northern Windsor/Orange in partnership with Dr. Lori Meyer from the University of Vermont, Building Bright Futures and Pyramid 802 PLUS. This is an opportunity for Early MTSS coaches […]

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Regional HAVYC&F Profile

The How Are Vermont’s Young Children and Families report highlights the data and conditions of early Childhood in Calendonia and Southern Essex, and discusses the priorities of the Regional Council in supporting children in the area.

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