Vermont Child Care Industry and Careers Council

The Vermont Child Care Industry and Careers Council (VCCICC)
works to enhance the knowledge, skills & status of early care and education providers.

We offer the Registered Child Care Apprenticeship Program
and other professional development opportunities through collaboration with community partners including:

State of VT Child Development Division
Vermont Department of Labor
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Vermont
Community College of Vermont

Our Vision: High quality child care is available for all Vermont children!


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VCCICC Membership

Join our statewide professional development organization.

Your dues stay local with our efforts to provide access to relevant trainings and information pertinent to the early childhood education field.

NOTE: $1.00 PayPal Fee will be applied.

Or download a membership form to send in with your check or money order.

VCCICC Membership Form

Apprenticeship Application Deadlines

Please note the following deadlines for new Apprentices who would like to start their coursework in either the Summer 2019 or Fall 2019 at CCV.

For apprentices to start class at CCV for the Fall 2019 term:

  • May 15, 2019 - deadline for submitting a complete T.E.A.C.H. Apprenticeship Scholarship Application
  • Orientation Meeting for new Apprentices, Mentors & Sponsors must occur by June 1, 2019

For more information, contact us at or (802) 985-2700.

5 New Apprentices began classes in January 2019!

Congratulations to the following programs for sponsoring new apprentices with a T.E.A.C.H. scholarship!

Annette's Preschool, Hinesburg
Kids & Fitness, Williston
Little One's University, Essex
Round Hill Kids, Hyde Park

We appreciate all the hard work, patience, diligence and flexibility from everyone involved!

A New Collaboration for Registered Child Care Apprenticeship

The VT Child Care Industry and Careers Council (VCCICC) and T.E.A.C.H.* Early Childhood® Vermont announce a NEW process to support the continuation of the Registered Child Care Apprenticeship Program across Vermont!

T.E.A.C.H. scholarships for Registered Child Care Apprenticeship

*T.E.A.C.H. - Teacher Education and Compensation Helps

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2019 Summer Course Announcement is Available!

7 seats are open in Bennington for Leadership, Mentoring and Supervision!

The offering in Winooski is limited...there may be 1 or 2 seats after enrollment of Registered Apprentices.

We thank the State of Vermont, Department for Children and Families, Child Development Division for their financial support of this professional development opportunity!

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Summer 2019 Course Announcement