Family Matters

February 2020 – Louis Josephson, Ph.D, President and CEO of the Brattleboro Retreat, joins Chloe Learey to discuss ACES, adverse childhood experiences – what they are and the role they play in working with children and families.

January 2020 – Josh Davis, Executive Director of Groundworks Collaborative, and Sue Graff, Field Services Director at the Vermont Agency of Human Services, speak with Chloe Learey about how local organizations connect and collaborate on issues facing our community.

December 2019 – Nancy Weise, Interim Director at the Windham Regional Career Center, and Emmalee Waite of Horizon Early Learning Program speak with Chloe Learey about the early childhood career pathway at the Windham Regional Career Center.

August 2019 – Chloe Learey talks with Ellen Nam, Kindergarten teacher at Academy School, about the transition from preschool to elementary school and what it means to be “ready” for Kindergarten.

July 2019 – How does the state of Vermont help families with the high cost of child care? Angela Hoag, ELC Administrative Coordinator, and Willie Gussin, Community-Based Services Intake Coordinator talk about the Child Care Financial Assistance Program.

June 2019 – Brandy Levesque, CIS Consultation & Behavior Support Specialist and Alyssa Kelly, Teacher Associate, talk about their career path within the early childhood education profession.

May 2019 – Jennifer Stromsten of the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation and Jennifer Jacobs of THRIVE, LLC speak with Chloe Learey of the Winston Prouty Center about the importance of child care in building a robust economy. They discuss their efforts as members of the Child Care Counts Coalition, whose mission is to maintain and increase child care capacity in Windham County, Vermont.

April 2019 – Elisha Underwood, Prouty Alum from 1989, speaks with with Chloe Learey, Executive Director, about early intervention services and how the support she received when she was young made a lasting impact on her life.

March 2019 – Kristy Rose, Winston Prouty’s Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Coordinator and Amaryah Pendlebury, registered family child care provider and CACFP participant, speak with Chloe Learey, Executive Director of the Winston Prouty Center about CAFP and nutrition in early childhood.

February 2019 – Chloe Learey, Executive Director, speaks with Marion Major, a local mother who received support from Winston Prouty’s Maternal Child Health Nurse & Lactation Consultant, Sally Pennington.

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