Educators, lawmakers meet to discuss childcare

A PANEL TALKS about early childhood education with lawmakers in a gathering at 3 Squares Café in Vergennes last month. Picture, from left, are working parent Kristie Brite; Doumina Noonan, children’s integrated services childcare coordinator for Addison County; Bristol Family Center teacher Sarah Rougier; Shacksbury Cider Vice President David Dolginow; Evergreen Preschool Director Ashley Bessette; and Quarry Hill preschool Director Su White.

Four Addison County legislators met with regional stakeholders from three children’s advocacy groups last month to hear stories, ask provocative questions, and engage with those in and around early care and learning in the county. 

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