Early Childhood EducationWindham Regional Career Center Adult CTE

Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals, Fall 2019

Professor: Melissa Mroz-Gaskill

Windham Regional Career Center Adult Career & Technical Education, in collaboration with the Windham Early Childhood Educators Coop, Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center and the Child Care Counts initiative is pleased to announce Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals  as a Fall WRCC offering.

“Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals” provides the Level 1 course work for the nationally recognized Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.

The program is designed to help participants navigate the initial stages of the Early Childhood Career Ladder , provide a foundation for advanced childcare certifications and illustrate linkage to degree granting programs through the Vermont State College system.


Melissa Mroz-Gaskill is the director and head teacher at The Little Red House Early Learning Program in Brattleboro, VT.  Melissa has Baccalaureate of Science degree in Child Development and Family Studies from the University of Rhode Island, a certificate of Non-Profit Management from the Marlboro Graduate Center, and professional training in the child-centered Montessori Method of education and Wilson Reading System.


Class Time & Dates:

Fall 2019

September – 16, 18, 25  October – 2, 9, 16, 23, 28,30  November – 6, 13, 20  December – 4, 11, 18

Wednesdays – 3 hour class – 5:30pm to 8:30pm

* Two classes – Monday/Wednesday – on the weeks of September 16th and October 23rd



The Windham Regional Career Center, Professional Training Center


For more information:

Drew McDowell, WRCC Adult Education Director, 802-451-3965, dmcdowell@wsesu.org

Melissa Mroz-Gaskill, Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals, Instructor, 802-258-1802 missymg64@gmail.com


Registration & Cost:

Special discounted rate of $25 through Vermont Department of Labor Workforce Investment Grant.

Complete hard copy form or below.

Fundamentals for Early Childhood Education is Full and currently wait listing students.  Please complete the registration so we can keep you informed.

WRCC Adult CTE Program Registration Form

Registration deadline is 1 week before the start of the course. Register early class sizes are limited and must have a minimum number of students to run. You will be contacted 1 week before the class runs with additional information. No tuition will be refunded after the first class. All classes take place at the Windham Regional Career Center, 80 Atwood Street, Brattleboro, unless otherwise noted. Windham Regional Career Center is committed to providing a respectful learning environment for all. WRCC insures equal employment opportunities in compliance with federal and state law regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or marital status.
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Send payment to:  WRCC, 80 Atwood Street, Brattleboro, VT  05301  Attention – Adult Education