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Franklin Grand Isle

Regional Contact

Liz Hamel

Regional Coordinator, Franklin Grand Isle

Acting as a supportive and community-based resource and partner, Liz holds a dual role of BBF Regional Coordinator and Children’s Integrated Services Coordinator for Franklin and Grand Isle Counties, embedded in the local Parent Child Center of NCSS. Liz’s role allows her to act as a direct resource and connector for local community partners in all areas of the early childhood system. She brings over 6 years of direct service experience, 2 years (and counting!) of macro-level systems knowledge and a social work lens to the work she does for children and families. Liz loves to meet new people, be outdoors in beautiful Vermont, and all things art-related!

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Upcoming Council Meetings

Franklin Grand Isle Regional Council Meeting

January 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm |contact Liz Hamel for videoconference link

Franklin Grand Isle Regional Council Meeting

December 17 at 1:00 pm |contact Liz Hamel for videoconference link

Franklin Grand Isle Regional Council Meeting

November 19 at 1:00 pm |contact Liz Hamel for videoconference link

Franklin Grand Isle Regional Council Meeting

October 15 at 1:00 pm |contact Liz Hamel for videoconference link

Franklin Grand Isle Regional Council Meeting

September 17 at 1:00 pm |contact Liz Hamel for videoconference link

Franklin Grand Isle Regional Council Meeting

August 20 at 1:00 pm |contact Liz Hamel for videoconference link

Regional Action Plan

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

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Stories From Franklin Grand Isle

Blog

November 18, 2019

Community Libraries’ Role in Building Resilient Communities

The charge to build resilient communities is one that multiple collaborative partners strive towards, together, across the state of Vermont. With the support and investments of so many advocates, highlighting every incredible ally in this journey can be difficult. In the Franklin and Grand Isle regions, however, one of our stellar partners in building resilient […]

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Blog

August 13, 2019

Playing Around: Are We Recognizing the Critical Role of Play in Our Developing Children?

In the year 2019, the demands on our children’s developing minds and bodies looks vastly different than they did previously. From academic requirements to basic skill-building, the focus on structured routines and curricula throughout a child’s daily routine can leave little room for free time. As we consider what our communities’ youngest members need to […]

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Blog

May 22, 2019

Franklin Grand Isle Recap, May 2019

Through an on-going process and revision of the BBF Regional Council Action Plan since January 2019, the council is happy to announce that the FY19-FY21 Franklin/Grand Isle Regional Action Plan has been updated! This process was a group effort and each member was able to offer insights to what’s working well in the region and […]

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Regional HAVYC&F Profile

The How Are Vermont’s Young Children and Families report highlights data and conditions in the region, and the Regional Council’s priorities as they drive positive change in the area.

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