New! Portfolio Reflection Course

Reflective Practice, Portfolio Development

$1190 for 2 credits
See Scholarships Below

On-line course with weekly assignments and video tutorials.
May 13, 2019-August 24, 2019

Agency of Education Peer Review Clinic Required
Date: May 21, 2019

Course Description:

Students who are seeking Vermont Licensure will develop a reflective professional portfolio following the guidelines for the Vermont Licensure Portfolio. This portfolio serves as a tool to collect, select, reflect and synthesize the students' teaching experiences and college-level knowledge through mentoring and peer interaction. The students provide evidence and analyze their proficiency for each of the ten Vermont Core Teaching Standards and and reflect on the Early Childhood Endorsement area. The portfolio supports the application for Early Childhood Initial Licensure in the state of Vermont.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Completed Testing Requirements
  • 3 years of experience in the field of Early Education

Scholarships Available:

VtAEYC/Child Development Grants

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Vermont Scholarship Program

Teacher Education And Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) is a comprehensive scholarship program that provides the early childhood workforce access to educational opportunities and is helping to establish a well-qualified, fairly compensated and stable workforce for children. The Champlain College Reflective Practices Scholarship has five main components:

Education T.E.A.C.H. helps participants earn 3-6 credits in early childhood education and submit a Peer Review Portfolio for licensure, through the scholarship contract.
Scholarship T.E.A.C.H. offers financial support for college courses, books, travel and time out of work. T.E.A.C.H. pays for 80% of tuition and the Peer Review fee, 90% of book expenses, offers an $80 access stipend per semester, and partial reimbursement to employers for paid release time for scholars to attend classes and/or complete assignments.
Compensation T.E.A.C.H. participants on the Champlain College Reflective Practices scholarship earn a $250 bonus after each successfully completed contract.
Commitment T.E.A.C.H. participants agree to continue service as a child care professional in their current early care and education setting for one year after each successfully completed contract.
Counselor T.E.A.C.H. Counselors offer support to navigate the college process and T.E.A.C.H. scholarship processes.

For more information and the application visit T.E.A.C.H. Vermont or contact Brenda Schramm ( to begin your process.

Contracts with T.E.A.C.H mirror course requirements:

  • Employment up to 30 hours a week
  • Completed testing requirements
  • 3 years of experience in the field of Early Education

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