Education and Training

C.A.R.E. Program at Champlain College

C.A.R.E. — Champlain’s Achievement, Retention and Excellence — is designed to help students succeed and thrive. C.A.R.E. provides academic support and structure, mentoring, horizon-expanding opportunities, encouragement and support in developing a positive identity, and financial guidance.


Civic Engagement Programs at UVM

From service-learning classes and internships to volunteer clubs and local community organizations – UVM’s Civic Engagement Program (CE) aims to grow a culture of involvement, leadership, and learning through hands-on civic engagement that’ll create lasting friendships and new skills.

Community College of Vermont (CCV)

CCV is Vermont’s second largest college, serving over 7,000 students each semester. With twelve locations and extensive online learning options, students don’t have to travel far from their communities to access our degree and certificate programs, workforce, secondary and continuing education opportunities, and academic and veterans support services.


Multicultural Youth Program (Spectrum)

The Multicultural Youth Program connects teenagers and young adults from diverse backgrounds to resources, services, and programs in the community.

191 North Street
Burlington, VT 05401

802-864-7423 x428

Parent University

The Burlington School District Parent University is an innovative educational model that promotes learning for parents of BSD students. The program teaches valuable skills and knowledge that benefit both families and children (i.e. parenting skills, budgeting, First Aid/CPR certification, etc.) and promotes an inclusive school culture, helping participants to feel welcome and valued in their school community.

150 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401


Pride Center of Vermont

Pride Center of Vermont (PCVT) is New England’s most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and the health and safety of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Vermonters.

255 S Champlain Street, Suite 12
Burlington, VT 05401



ReSOURCE offers a variety of programs for disadvantaged youth that help to develop their individual capabilities. Programs include Apprentice-Style Training, Career Path, Career Start, Everybody Works, Work Readiness Training, LEAP and YouthBuild.

Barre: 802-477-7800
Burlington: 802-846-4015
Hyde Park: 802-851-8333
Williston: 802-857-4361

Upward Bound

Upward Bound helps participants successfully complete high school and pursue post-secondary education. During the school year, Upward Bound provides weekly, individualized school visits to review academic progress, help set challenging academic goals, assist with career exploration and complete the college search process. In return, participants are expected to complete a rigorous high school curriculum and maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average.

234 Commons, Living/Learning Center
University of Vermont
633 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05405

Program Director: 802-656-2961

Vermont Adult Learning (VAL)

VAL is a learning environment with encouraging teachers who allow students to work at their own pace and help students learn strategies that work uniquely just for them.

Addison County802-388-4392
Chittenden County802-846-7245
Franklin and Grand Isle Counties802-524-9233
Rutland County802-775-0617
Windham County:  802-257-9449
White River Junction802-299-2469

Vermont Student Assistant Corporation (VSAC)

VSAC’s outreach programs provide information on career awareness and development, college planning, college selection, and financial aid in individual and group settings. In addition to serving middle and high school students, VSAC also works with adults to help them reach their career and education goals.

10 East Allen Street
Winooski, VT 05404


Vermont Works for Women (VWW)

Vermont Works for Women offers many programs that help women and girls recognize their potential and explore, pursue, and excel in work that leads to economic independence.

32A Malletts Bay Avenue
Winooski, Vt. 05404


Services for Justice-Involved Women (VWW)

Vermont Works for Women (VWW) provides a continuum of employment and career services for women who have a history with or are currently involved with the justice system.

32A Malletts Bay Avenue
Winooski, Vt. 05404