Thank You Jean!

Many of you know or have taken part in our Welcome Baby Program, which provides families with babies/young children with valuable information on child development, health and safety as well as connections to area resources. One of the program’s most recognizable features however is the signature berry hat that comes in the Welcome Baby bags that […]

Congratulations Lindsey!

Congratulations to Lindsey Slade for completing the Vermont Dept. of Labor Child Care Development Specialist Apprenticeship Program! Lindsey will now be promoted from Assistant Teacher to Teacher in the Meadowlark classroom on Birge Street. Over the past two years, Lindsey attended six college courses in early childhood education, and completed 4,000 documented hours of classroom […]

A Successful First Year!

EES and Brattleboro’s Oak Grove School successfully completed their first year as Pre-K partners! A blend of Head Start and community slots, the Pre-K program runs 5 days a week, 8:15-2:45. Students enjoy a play-based learning environment and are active in school-wide events. The Oak Grove Pre-K was included in our successful Head Start Federal […]

WHS at Green Mountain Orchards!

This autumn, Westminster Head Start went on a field trip to Green Mountain Orchards! In addition to picking apples, we enjoyed delicious apple doughnuts and cider and were treated to a hay ride through the orchard. Thank you Green Mountain Orchards for hosting us and special thanks as well to all of the parents and […]

Seeds with Chris Ellis!

Westminster Head Start Classroom 2 sure did have a great time learning all about seeds, and different foods with seeds. Our Nutritionist Chris Ellis came and did a wonderful presentation. We all enjoyed tasting all of the yummy things like avocado, snap peas, string beans, peppers, beets and sun flower seeds.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” […]

End of the Year Celebrations!

Our Westminster and Canal Street sites celebrated the end of another school year and the beginning of summer with snacks, songs, certificates, and stickers. Families also came to the sites to join the little ones in celebrating their growth and transition! We would like to give a big thank you to all the families that came […]

EES at the Strolling of the Heifers!

On Saturday, June 2, families and staff represented EES in the wildly popular Strolling of the Heifers parade in downtown Brattleboro. The Strolling of the Heifers, which began in 2002 as a small parade and festival that celebrated farmers and local food producers, is now a world famous parade, expo and street festival which draws […]

National Nurses Week!

In honor of National Nurses Week (May 6th through May 12th), we wanted to recognize and thank our nurses here at Early Education Services. Thank you Kelley (our Early Head Start nurse) and Cindy (our Head Start nurse)! Our nurses provide support to the classrooms and families as well as screenings and tracking well child […]

New Kitchen in Westminster!

Our new kitchen is now open at our Westminster Head Start centers! We now have the ability to offer more fresh local products than ever before and assure better safety with food allergies. Please also join us in welcoming Kathi as our brand new cook in Westminster!  In the photos you will see Kathi and […]

Family Fun Day!

Over 230 families turned out for our Family Fun Event, which was held at Early Education Services’ headquarters on 130 Birge Street. The event was supported by the Green Street Promise Community and featured prizes, face painting, crafts, music and puppets with The Annies, live animals from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum, making healthy […]