Early Childhood Professionals


Early Childhood professionals work with children, families, and other professionals to provide education and care for children from birth to age 8 (grade 3). As an early childhood professional, you may work in a range of settings including family child care programs, licensed early childhood centers, children’s homes, public schools, or community centers.

You may be self-employed or work for a variety of employers such as:

  • Head Start
  • A Parent Child Center
  • A private for-profit or non-profit program
  • A public school system or private school
  • A community agency or organization

Find Your Path and Stay on Track

As an early childhood professional in Vermont, you must adhere to certain standards even if you work primarily with other professionals as a program director, instructor, advisor, consultant, or mentor. Use the resources on this page to understand and keep up with the requirements for your role at work.

If you need support navigating your career requirements, please contact us for further assistance.

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