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Early Education

From the Director...


Welcome to the Barre Unified Union School District’s Early Education page. Families residing in Barre City and Barre Town have a few options for early education for children ages 3-5 in and around our community.

The Barre City and Barre Town schools serve children through public pre-kindergarten programs on a first come-first served basis. In addition, the BUUSD partners with local and regional pre-qualified pre-kindergarten programs, providing families with the flexibility to access early education in a setting outside of the public school.  For more information about each of these options, see the links here and on each school’s individual webpages.

NOTE: The Barre Unified Union School District is looking into transitioning to an online registration system for Prekindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year. Please reach out to Lauren May at lmaybsu@buusd.org for more information on registering your child for public Pre-K or to access Act 166 funds.

To view the Vermont Agency of Education's Universal Pre-Kindergarten web page, click on this link:

VT AOE Universal Pre-Kindergarten Website

At any time, if you have a concern about your child's development, please contact your school and request to speak with the Assistant to the Director of Student Services.  This person will help connect you to our early education team.

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Helpful Links

The links below will help connect you to a wide range of programs and services offered here in Vermont. Note: They are not part of the BSU website, and the BSU cannot be responsible for the content made available on these sites.

Vermont 211 - Programs and Services Available to Vermonters

Vermont Family Network

Family Center of Washington County

Vermont Early Learning Standards

Vermont Department of Health

 

Staff Directory

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Emily Lajeunesse

Emily Lajeunesse

Teacher
Barre City Elementary & Middle School
Kelsey LaPerle

Kelsey LaPerle

Teacher
Barre Town Middle & Elementary School
Jessica Manning

Jessica Manning

Paraeducator
Barre City Elementary & Middle School
Monica Mathias

Monica Mathias

Permanent Substitute
Barre City Elementary & Middle School
Bonnie McIntosh

Bonnie McIntosh

PreK Speech Language Pathologist
Barre Town Middle & Elementary School
Jennifer McKelvey

Jennifer McKelvey

Teacher
Barre City Elementary & Middle School
Lara Merchant

Lara Merchant

Special Educator
Barre City Elementary & Middle School
Melinda Schmalz

Melinda Schmalz

Essential Early Education
Barre Town Middle & Elementary School, Barre City Elementary & Middle School
Nicole Spooner

Nicole Spooner

Paraeducator
Barre Town Middle & Elementary School
Susan Stone

Susan Stone

Paraeducator
Barre Town Middle & Elementary School
Kassidy Swift

Kassidy Swift

Paraeducator
Barre City Elementary & Middle School
Jennifer Trombly

Jennifer Trombly

Essential Early Education
Barre Town Middle & Elementary School
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Picture of Rebecca Webb and Lauren May

Early Education Coordinator Lauren May and Regional Act 166 Coordinator Becca Webb.