Vermont’s Early Childhood Action Plan (VECAP) has 4 goals, with outcomes and indicators to measure progress between 2021 and 2026.

  • Goal 1: All Children Have a Healthy Start.
  • Goal 2: Families and Communities Play a Leading Role in Children’s Well-being.
  • Goal 3: All Children and Families Have Access to High-Quality Opportunities That Meet Their Needs.
  • Goal 4: The Early Childhood System will be Integrated, Well Resourced and Data-Informed.

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Goal 1: All Children Have a Healthy Start

Goal 2: Families and Communities Play A Leading Role in Children’s Well-being

Goal 3: All Children and Families Have Access to High-Quality Opportunities That Meet Their Needs

Goal 4: The Early Childhood System Will be Integrated, Well-Resourced and Data-Informed

Physical Health
Mental Health
Development and Education
Basic Needs

Physical Health Outcome Description

Desired Direction of Change
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Bidrectional Relationship
Each goal has a series of outcomes monitored through intermediate and 5-year indicators. All indicators will be measured annually to monitor progress. The way to read this table is to first read through the intermediate indicators column and then review the 5-year indicators column. Indicators are not aligned by row.
Intermediate Indicators
5-Year Indicators