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Location: Bennington

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 2

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Alyson Grzyb
(802) 447-1093

CIS 101+ Deb Norris

Special Topics: Advanced Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Bennington Early Childhood Center
Instructor: Kelly Belville and Danielle Bacon

Children’s Integrated Services (CIS) programs throughout Vermont offer a wide array of services to help support and ensure the healthy development and well-being of children from pre-birth up to age 6 (through age 5). Each local CIS team offers nursing and family support home visiting, specialized childcare coordination, some mental health services and early intervention services through the national IDEA Part C grant for infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities or delays. Throughout the state, these CIS teams serve thousands of families each year and bring vital assistance to parents, caregivers, and children in need. Join us to receive an overview of the description and history of CIS. Discussion topics will include : -How to make a CIS referral -How the members of your local CIS team work collaboratively with children, families, community partners, and early care and education providers. -How to access CIS Consultation and Education Services provided locally -Provide an overview of the child care referral process and upcoming training/events.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • Program Directors/Managers
Session Dates
Session Times
March 22, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

This free 2-hour training and discussion will be held in person only at Bennington Early Childhood Center, 1506 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201 from 6-8 pm on Wednesday March 22nd. A light dinner will be provided by Bennington County Starting Points. Bring questions!