Our offices will be closed on Monday, February 20 in honor of Presidents Day. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 21 at 9:00 am. Please feel free to call and leave a message: (802) 876-5315 or 1-800-800-4005.
Vermont’s current Special Education Rules (dated 6/1/13) issued by the Vermont Agency of Education are now available on the Vermont Family Network website. Please call our helpline at 1-800-800-4005 or (802) 876-5315 whenever you have questions about special education or the Rules. We’re here to listen and help!
A Multi-Tiered System of Supports or MTSS unifies general education and special education to teach all children, with and without disabilities, to be successful learners. It provides supports in both academics and behavior and can promote the inclusion of children with disabilities in school. Families are involved every step of the way and work collaboratively […]
There is power in numbers! Please plan to raise your voice with many others at this year’s Disability Awareness Day at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier on Thursday, March 2. There will be a full day of activities including a keynote speaker, various workshops, and a chance to meet and talk with legislators. Vermont Family Network […]
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and Vermont Family Network (VFN) are conducting research to understand the needs of Vermont’s students with disabilities as part of our 2017 Needs Assessment. VFN is conducting an online survey and listening sessions as part of this process, and we would like your help in letting the students and families you work […]
Congratulations to Young Tradition Vermont on securing co-sponsorship from the UVM Children’s Hospital for their February 28th Mardi Gras Concert to benefit the Tom Sustic Fund! Kudos to the young performers of traditional music, their families and teachers, musicians, and supporters of the Tom Sustic Fund. Their fund-raising efforts support children and families in life-altering […]
A $5 raffle ticket can win you one of 20+ gift certificates from restaurants all over the area! This important fundraiser will support the work we do with families of children with disabilities all over the State of Vermont!Check out the list of restaurants, and buy your tickets here:http://www.vermontfamilynetwork.org/donate/dine-to-donate/
January 24, 2017 by Common Good Vermont Coordinator The Vermont House and Senate Committees on Appropriations are seeking public input on the FY 2018 Governor’s Proposed State Budget and will hold community-based public hearings on Monday, February 13, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the 6 locations listed below. Bellows Falls: Windham Antique Center, 5 The […]
On December 12, Vermont Family Network submitted the following testimony in support of the Vermont State Board of Education rulemaking on independent schools. “On behalf of the Vermont Family Network (VFN), I would like to offer input in support of the State Board to move forward with its proposed rulemaking regarding Vermont-based Independent Schools…. The […]
Vermont Family Network is seeking great people to fill our Children’s Integrated Services Early Intervention (CIS-EI) Team’s Developmental Educator and Family Resource Coordinator vacancies ASAP. If you are seeking a job in Chittenden County that makes a difference for young children who have, or are at risk of having developmental delays, please send a resume and […]