Kelly Hayes brings extensive experience to our team of Regional Managers. She has over 20 years of experience as an early childhood professional, having worked as an infant/toddler teacher, an early interventionist, a home-based provider, and a center director. She holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Plymouth State College and an M.S. from Wheelock College’s “Birth to Three: Development and Intervention” program. Kelly graduated from Vermont’s Early Childhood Leadership Institute and is a member of the Advancing the Profession Task Force with the Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VTAEYC). Kelly lives in Waitsfield with her two children, Daniel and Lily, and their dog, Bailey. She enjoys hiking, biking, and camping with family and friends.
Building Bright Futures is excited to announce the recipients of our Vermont Early Childhood Fund (VECF) awards for 2023. The fund supports creative solutions that will improve the well-being of children (prenatal–age 8), families, and the Vermont communities in which they live. The 2023 VECF grantees will carry out the following projects: Develop a culturally-tailored […]Read More