The training in this category is accepted by Northern Lights. Once you’ve completed the training, submit your training certificate to Northern Lights to be added to your BFIS Quality and Credential account.
What is the Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center?
The Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center is the home for all of Vermont childcare professional development and training needs. Some of the many services that the Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center offer includes trainings, career advising, and technical assistance. The Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center is able to guide professionals through each of the services that they offer.
The Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center defines roles within early childcare and provides resources and strategies for each role to find their path and also stay on track by meeting specific requirements. The Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center provides a wide variety of childcare training options that can help develop more skills and teach new strategies to members of the early childhood workforce in Vermont.
Vermont Childcare Training Tools
While there are many great tools available to childcare professionals, here’s two that we’ve found to be very useful.
The Online Training tab under Training in the Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center website displays preapproved trainings that can be added to BFIS Quality and Credential accounts. Training organizations appear towards the bottom of the page along with information where users could request and find out more information about each one. AIR Child Care Training Solutions meets the requirements for courses listed in this area.
Career Development tab on the Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center website aids member of the early childhood workforce with professional development planning, career development tracking, certificates, credentials, and licensing.
How many hours of annual professional development are required in Vermont?
According to the Vermont Department for Children and Families Child Care Licensing Regulations of 2016, all members of the early childcare workforce, with the exception of substitutes, are required to complete fifteen (15) clock hours of annual professional development.