Firefighter Visit!

This month, we welcomed local firefighters as they came on their annual visit to our Westminster and Canal Street sites to visit the children! The children got the opportunity to see real firefighting equipment up close and even try some on! They were able to witness firefighters putting on their outfits and equipment and learned […]

EES at the Kid’s Fair!

EES was at the River Valley Credit Union Kid’s Fair last Saturday, and it was nice to see so many of you there as well! Thank you for stopping by our table and chatting with us, we hope you enjoyed the beautiful day as much as we did!  

Canal’s New Garden!

Our Canal Street site now has a beautiful new garden space! Our facilities staff came over and built us a wonderful fence, and the teachers took it from there. We have a few green beans and some very tiny cucumbers so far, as well as a nice spot for drawing. Be sure to check it […]

Staff Retreat to Lake Morey!

After a busy first week of Pre-Service trainings, our staff took a day to retreat together to the beautiful Lake Morey Resort. Here we met to discuss the roll-out of our new Staff Wellness plan and take part in several engaging team building activities provided by the High 5 Adventure Learning Center. For the rest […]

Back to School Training!

Before bringing in the children for another year of the education that will prepare them for Kindergarten and beyond, our staff undergoes a two-week training period to refine our skills. Our Pre-Service weeks were packed with training sessions covering all manner of topics in emergency preparedness, safety, health and nutrition among other subjects.  Included in […]

District Opening Day Remarks!

This morning was District Day for the Windham Southeast School District, in which educators from all of our schools in the district gathered together to welcome a new school year. We had the pleasure of hearing many moving and motivating speeches at the assembly, and wanted to share one from Coretta Bliss, Lead Teacher in […]

Head Start Heroes!

On Saturday, June 8th, EES returned to march in the Strolling of the Heifers parade for the second year in a row. This year’s parade theme was “Farmers are our Heroes,” and so we were invited to appear dressed in farmer or superhero attire. Chelsey Johns, the Lead Teacher in the Canal Street Hedgehogs classroom, […]

World Café Event 2019!

As you may know, our World Café Event is an annual opportunity for self-assessment of our agency’s strengths and challenges. All EES employees gather together with parents and community members to generate important feedback that ultimately informs our Strategic Plan. It is also a nice time to socialize with fellow staff that we may not […]

The Art of Head Start!

On the last day of April, the children of Westminster Head Start and Early Head Start put on their annual art exhibition! Children returned to the centers after school with parents in tow to show them several creations they have been working on in class while enjoying refreshments.  There was a wide selection of the […]

Family Fun Day 2019!

Families were in for a real treat when EES opened on Saturday, April 27 for its second annual Family Fun event. The event featured animals from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum, interactive performances by the Annies, and several other activities that staff donated their time to provide for the children and their families to enjoy.  […]