The Winston Prouty Center supports family child care providers and licensed child care center teachers and directors by sponsoring a calendar of professional development training and administering the United Way Fund for Quality Early Education.
Professional Development Calendar
With a grant through Vermont Birth to Five (VB5), the Winston Prouty Center will offer a number of professional development trainings in the fall of 2017.
To print a PDF of the calendar, CLICK HERE.
To register for a course, click the title below:
|Overcoming Barriers to Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse||Thursday||9/7||Free||6:00-9:00|
|Garden Club||Wednesday & Thursday||9/13, 10/3||Free||6:00–8:00|
|Understanding Sexual Behavior of Children||Thursday||9/14||Free||6:00-8:00|
|Fundamentals||Thursdays & Saturdays||9/21-12/14||$75||6:00-9:00|
|Touchpoints – Fridays||Fridays||9/22, 10/13, 11/17||$50||9:00-3:30|
|Touchpoints – Saturdays||Saturdays||9/23, 10/14, 11/18||$50||9:00-3:30|
|Serving Healthy Meals on A Budget||Wednesday||10/18||Free||6:00-8:00|
|Supporting Social Competence in Young Children||Wednesday & Tuesday||11/1, 12/5||Free||6:00-8:00|
|Strengthening Communication Between Schools & Families||Tuesday||11/7||Free||6:00-9:00|
|Approaching Difficult Conversations with Families||Monday||11/13||$10||6:00-8:00|
|Family Child Care Business: Setting Your Rates||Wednesday||11/29||Free||6:00-8:00|
For more information, please contact Tonya Kangas, CIS Child Care Coordinator at (802) 257-7852 ext 312 / email@example.com.
United Way Fund for Quality Early Education
In partnership with the United Way of Windham County, Winston Prouty awards grants to early educators for professional development and program enrichment. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are viewed soon after the quarterly deadline:
- August 15 – First Quarter
- November 15 – Second Quarter
- February 15 – Third Quarter
- May 15 – Fourth Quarter
Unless we are told otherwise, applications received after each deadline will be held to be considered in the next quarter. We will strive to notify applicants of the committee’s decisions within 30 days of the quarterly deadlines.
If you are interested in applying for a United Way Fund grant, below are PDFs of the application materials. Please remember to include the required supporting documents. Application will not be considered unless paperwork is submitted in full.
- United Way Grant Cover Letter
- United Way Grant for College Coursework
- United Way Grant for Non-College Coursework
- United Way Grant for Program Improvement
- United Way Grant for Program Enrichment
- United Way Grant for Collaborative Training & Enrichment
If you have any questions, contact Margaret Atkinson at (802) 257-7852 ext. 307 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.