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  • Positive Eating Environment

    Turn those frowns upside down for picky eaters at mealtime by creating a positive eating environment. Take a current assessment on your mealtime practices to find out how you can improve your environment to encourage conversation about healthy foods!

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    Time for Action!

    Now that you have the results of your assessment, take action. The Positive Eating Environments action plan is the perfect place for you to start implementing mealtime practices on fruits and vegetables, beverages, menu selection, and your role during meal and snack times.

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    Action Plan

    Help & Hinder Phrases

    As a caregiver, you play an important role in a child’s eating behavior. What you say has an impact on developing healthy eating habits. Negative phrases can easily be changed into positive, helpful ones! Use the Help & Hinder guide to find even more ways to encourage picky eaters.

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    Healthy Recipes

    Take some stress out of meal planning and update your menu with the cookbook created by the Healthy Meals Resources System of Team Nutrition. Get started with the Cookbook for Child Care Centers or the Cookbook for Homes.

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    Find and Retain Employees!

    This FREE workshop will give you a highly effective, concrete, and easy to follow method for finding, interviewing, and retaining employees who will enhance your brand, your culture, revenues and profitability. Includes a one-to-one Strategy Session!

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    Find and Retain Great Employees!

    Summer Institute 2019!

    Designed for early childhood or primary teachers, special educators, home visitor or related service/CIS personnel, these courses work to deepen practice, meet child care professional development requirements, and contribute to early childhood or elementary educator licensing competencies and/or renewal of educator licenses.


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    Pathways to Licensure Advising Calls

    Thinking about becoming licensed this new year? Let’s Grow Kids would like to answer your licensure questions through a monthly Pathways to Licensure Advising Call. Calls take place the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Click below for more information and to join.

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    Pathways to Licensure
  • VT's Developmental Registry

    You are invited to participate in VT’s Universal Developmental Screening (UDS) process and Registry! UDS improves child outcomes by ensuring early detection of developmental concerns.
  • Plates, Spoons & More

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    Take advantage of your DSS 20% savings to grab everything you need for meal and snack time including spoons, plates, cups and more!
  • Continuing Healthy Habits

    Nutrition labels
    Support healthy eating habits at home by sharing handouts that help families ‘Save Money and Shop Healthy’ and learn how to better understand nutrition labels.
  • Early Childhood Jobs VT

    Vermont's FREE job board for careers in early childhood education. Free for employers and job seekers. Your future awaits!

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