The Vermont PLN Advisory Council supports the statewide work of the PLN through feedback, discussions and resource sharing.  The meeting dates are:

May 6, 2014           1 - 4 pm     Woodstock Inn, Woodstock, VT

October 7, 2014     1 - 4 pm     Lake Morey Inn, Vermont 

January 7, 2015     1 - 4 pm     Rutland, Vt

May 13, 2015         1 - 4 pm     Inn at Essex, Essex, VT

Council Members:

Robert Bliss, Assistant Superintendent, Rutland

Beth Cobb,  Superintendent, Orange East Supervisory Union

Brooke DeBonis, Principal

Catrina DiNapoli, Asst. Superintendent, Addison NE Supervisory Union

Karen Heath, Teacher Leader, Barre

Chris Kibbe, Superintendent, Windham NE Supervisory Union

Hilary Kissel, Teacher Leader, Essex Town

Beth O'Brien, Principal, Montgomery

Valerie Sullivan, Curriculum Director, Lamoille South

M.C. Moran, Program Director for Professional Dev. Vt. AOE

Pat Fitzsimmons, Common Core Coordinator, Vermont AOE


The Vermont Professional Learning Network is – 


Working specifically on Instructional Leadership and Common Core implementation;


With face-to-face programs in multiple sites, as well as virtual learning opportunities;

Using Multiple Means of Communication:

Online events and courses, webinars, a blog with comments, and updates on Google+, Facebook and Twitter, accessible to all.

Beginning its services in August, 2013, the Vermont PLN is a collaborative project between Champlain Valley Educator Development Center (CVEDC), Lamoille Area Professional Development Academy  (LAPDA)and Vermont Learning Collaborative (VLC) through a contract with the AOE.