Early Childhood Publications and Resources

Vermont's Early Childhood Data and Policy Center Briefs

Official Recommendations - State Advisory Council, Task Forces, and Commissions

Early Childhood Annual Overviews, Needs Assessments, and Reports

The State of Vermont's Children

Kids Count Data Books

Early Childhood Family Engagement Assessment Report Building Bright Futures, December 2020

Early Childhood Systems Needs Assessment Building Bright Futures, October 2020

Maternal and Child Health Division Title V Five-Year Needs Assessment - Vermont Department of Health, September 2020

Head Start Needs Assessments

Evaluation of Vermont’s Early Childhood Professional Development System Final Report - Education Development Center. February 2021

COVID-19 Vermont Family Impact Survey Voices for Vermont’s Children, Let’s Grow Kids, Building Bright Futures, Hunger Free Vermont, Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance, October 2020

Early Childhood and Family Mental Health Task Force Report Building Bright Futures, February 2020

The 2020 Early Childhood Landscape in Vermont - The Hunt Institute

Building Vermont's Future from the Child Up Summit Report - December 2017

Early Childhood Data

Vermont's Early Childhood Action Plan Data Dashboard. Vermont's Early Childhood Data and Policy Center

Vermont Education Dashboard. Vermont Agency of Education

Kids Count Data Center. The Annie E. Casey Foundsation

Early Care and Education (Ages 0 to 8)

Promoting Inclusion and Exploring Supports for Children with Specialized Needs in Early Childhood Education Settings: Recommendations to Prevention Suspension and Expulsion University of Vermont, College of Education and Social Services. March 2021

The Early MTSS-123 Project Final Report (March 2021)- University of Vermont, College of Education and Social Services

Vermont Early Childhood Wage and Fringe Benefit Comparability Study (2021). School Readiness Consulting

Vermont Regulated Child Care and Early Learning Program Report on Program Closures, Capacity and Enrollment Vermont Department for Children and Families, Child Development Division, December 2020

2019 Vermont Child Care Market Rate Survey and Cost of Care Report Vermont Department for Children and Families, Child Development Division (Published 2021)

2020 Stalled at the Start - Let's Grow Kids, January 2020

Young Children’s Early Care and Learning in Vermont - NORC at the University of Chicago, February 2019

2018 Stalled at the Start - Let's Grow Kids, February 2018

Vermont Early Childhood and Afterschool Professionals Workforce Report - Vermont Department for Children and Families: Child Development Division, December 2018

2016 Stalled at the Start - Let's Grow Kids, June 2016

Understanding and Assessing the Facility Needs of Vermont’s Early Learning and Development Programs - EDC and the Vermont Head Start State Collaboration Office

The State of Preschool Yearbook 2021 - National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)

Vermont Profile: The State of Preschool Yearbook 2021 - National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)

Early Care and Education in Rural Communities - OPRE | Child Trends Research Brief

The State of Preschool Yearbook 2020 - National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)

Special Report: The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Preschool - National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)

Seven Impacts of the Pandemic on Young Children and their Parents: Initial Findings from NIEER’s December 2020 Preschool Learning Activities Survey - National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)

2020 State Policy Update Report - Early Start

Early Childhood Workforce Index 2020. Center for the Study of Child Care Employment

Vermont Profile: Early Childhood Workforce Index 2020. Center for the Study of Child Care Employment

Universal Prekindergarten Education (UPK)

A Researcher-Practitioner Partnership: Vermont's Universal Prekindergarten System. Actionable Evidence Initiative Case Study, September 2021

BBF Testimony to the Task Force on the Implementation of the Pupil Weighting Factors Report August 2021

Characteristics of Approved Universal Prekindergarten Programs in Vermont in 2018/19 - A Publication of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at IES, Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands At Education Development Center, January 2021

BBF’s Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) Webinar - February 2020

Enrollment rates of children in universal prekindergarten programs in Vermont in 2016/17 - A Publication of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at IES, Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands At Education Development Center, January 2020

BBF Testimony on the findings of Building Bright Futures’ information gathering effort on Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) January 2020

Pupil Weighting Factors Report: Report to the House and Senate Committees on Education, the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Senate Committee on Finance - Vermont Agency of Education, December 2019

Prekindergarten Education Study: Final Report - Vermont Agency of Education, July 2019

Vermont Education Dashboard: Enrollment. Vermont Agency of Education

Vermont Early Childhood Action Plan Data Dashboard. Vermont's Early Childhood Data and Policy Center

The number of children enrolled in Universal Prekindergarten Education (VECAP Goal 3, Development and Education Outcomes) Vermont's Early Childhood Data and Policy Center

Interactive GIS Map of Vermont Prek Programs and selected indicators. AIR

Mental Health

Supporting Child and Student Social, Emotional, Behavioral, and Mental Health Needs - U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, 2021

Fostering Healthy Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development in Children and Youth - A National Agenda. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 2019 (registration required for access)

Workforce

Data Spotlight on Vermont's Early Childhood Workforce Crisis. From The State of Vermont's Children: 2021 Year in Review. Building Bright Futures, January 2022

Evaluation of Vermont’s Early Childhood Professional Development System Final Report - Education Development Center. February 2021

VTAEYC Health Care Survey Analysis. Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children. July 2020