Training Information: CED-0346 - Emergency Response Planning for Early Childhood Settings

This training will explore the importance of emergency preparedness in child care settings and strategies for protecting children and staff members in the event of an emergency. Participants will review the Vermont child care regulations regarding emergency response plans and will practice developing a plan specific to their early childhood program.

  • Explain why it is important for child care programs to be prepared for emergencies and disasters and why it is important to practice for emergency disasters
  • Recall examples of the types of emergencies and disasters child care programs should be prepared for
  • Recall examples of what should be included in an emergency response plan and the types of equipment and supplies child care programs need on hand to be prepared for an emergency or disaster
  • Recall how to prepare for the three major types of action a child care program may have to take when there is an emergency or disaster

This training uses a 2+2+2 training design. There are three parts to this training: 1) a two-hour Online Real Time training session; 2) two-hour assignment practicing or implementing the training material; and 3) another two-hour Online Real Time training session focused on reflection and next steps related to the training material. To receive the full 6 training hours you must attend both Online Real Time training sessions and complete the independent assignment.

 Session Information: V21FA-CED-0346-VO02 (3 seats (12%) remaining)

Schedule: Meets November 2 and 16 from 6-8pm. There is a two hour assignment to complete between the two zoom sessions.
Times: 06:00pm - 08:00pm
Northern Lights Free Training : $0.00

Important Information

This is an Online Real Time training and will be delivered via Zoom. Participants must have an Internet connection and computer, laptop, mobile device or tablet with camera, audio, and mic. If you have questions about using Zoom, contact your Resource Advisor or visit Your trainer will email a Zoom link to you prior to the start of the training.

The resource advisor for this training is Rose Morrison. Please email her at if you have any questions about the training

Registration will close on October 31, 2021.


Name Additional Resources
Rebecca Webb

Facility Detail

CCV Online
Northern Lights Online Real Time
Online, VT 0000