Orleans & No. 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

Orleans and Northern Essex Regional Council Meeting

June 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Orleans and Northern Essex Regional Council Meeting

May 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Orleans & No. Essex Regional Council Meeting

April 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm |Contact Linda Michniewicz for Zoom link , C

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 Orleans and Northern Essex

Blog

June 10, 2022

Regional Council Spotlight: Talking with Kids about Racism

Here in the Northeast Kingdom, equity and diversity have been the focus of a great deal of recent discussion. Each Building Bright Futures Regional Council has identified regional priorities for this year, and the Orleans/Northern Essex (O.N.E.) Regional Council’s priorities are “Building resilience in children, families, and communities” and “Family engagement and support.” At our […]

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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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Regional HAVYC&F Profile

The Regional Profile for the Orleans and Northern Essex Region highlights the priorities of the Regional Council, and data and conditions for children in the area.

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