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Rebecca, a center-based provider/teacher from St. Albans, talks about her financial challenges in paying for child care. Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media . . .

Shows In This Series

Title Episode Numbersort descending Original Airdate
The Early Years are the Important Years
The Early Years Are the Important Years

Kelley, a Head Start Assistant Director, emphasizes the need for high quality child care for all of Vermont's young children.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Daycare: The Main Thing I Need
Daycare: The Main Thing I Need

Cindy, a parent from Johnson, describes her struggle to find a job that is family friendly and flexible.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Provider Financial Struggles
Provider Financial Struggles

Matt, a parent from Bakersfield, talks about the financial difficulties Child Care Centers face.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Long Lasting Bonds
Long-Lasting Bonds

Lydia, a Center-based Provider/Teacher from Shelburne, discusses the importance of young children's long-lasting bonds with providers.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Chronically Stressful
Chronically Stressful

Jen, a parent from Enosburg, shares her struggles as a single mom seeking consistent, affordable, quality child care for her son.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
It's Everyone's Responsibility
It's Everyone's Responsibility

Hope, a Foundation Program Director from Barnet, describes the big gap in what child care costs and what families can afford to pay.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Operating Costs
Operating Costs

Cristina, a Child Care Center Director from Manchester Center, describes the complicated nature of running a Center.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
I Love My Work
I Love My Work

Ashley, a parent from Middlebury, explains the tough child-care decision her family made to balance personal and financial needs.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, April 11, 2016
More Opportunities to Learn and Grow
More Opportunities to Learn and Grow

Chelsea, a Center-based Provider/Teacher in Bennington, describes what she would need to stay and thrive in the field of early childhood.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
A Financial Stress
A Financial Stress

William, a parent from Rutland, talks about how the inflexibility of schedule and high cost of child care have a stressful impact on families.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
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