In Pursuit of Equity: From Awareness to Action
A One-Day Virtual Summit
Friday, September 9th, 2022, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Join us for a one-day virtual summit to extend upon the 2021 DEC/ECTA Equity Series (sessions archived here). We will begin the day with Ki Gross from Woke Kindergarten; then Carla Shalaby, author of Troublemakers: Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School; and Deaf educator Akilah English of the Maryland School for the Deaf to wrap. We will meet in small groups between sessions to discuss and plan for how we will move from awareness to action this academic year. Looking forward to seeing you there!
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The In Pursuit of Equity Series, including the Virtual Summit, is facilitated by Sheresa Boone Blanchard, PhD and Jen Newton, PhD. The series is sponsored by Division for Early Childhood (DEC) and Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA). Learn more about DEC & ECTA.
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About this event
A career as an ECE provides full-time employment with great working hours, the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the lives of children, and the sense of accomplishment that comes from making a difference in your community.
- On the spot conditional acceptance
- Meet Our Team
- Future employment opportunities
- Gift bag
- Food and Drinks
- Door prizes: text books, gift cards, hoodies and t-shirts
Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education is a non-profit educational environment overseen by a Board of Directors. At the Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education we are proud to lay the foundation for the personal and professional development of our students.
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AECEA's Leadership Conference 2022
Leading Through Change: Rethinking Early Learning and Child Care
AECEA is hosting an online leadership conference on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. (MDT).
The conference will begin on Friday evening with keynote speaker, Jane Beach. As lead researcher for the Roadmap to a Quality Early Learning and Child Care System in Alberta, Ms. Beach will be discussing the vision and principles that should guide early learning and child care policy development and provision.
Saturday will consist of sessions on pedagogical leadership, pedagogical documentation, administrative leadership, and team building strategies. Saturday will wrap up with a session called "Rising Strong After Set Backs". And, of course, there will be an online exhibition hour and 'door prizes' at the end of the day!
Cost: $75 for AECEA members, $100 for non-members
Please note that registrations will be closed April 28.
Financial support is available to eligible applicants in the form of an education grant, travel grant and training allowance.
Do you have 6 months of employment with any of the following settings?
- EarlyON Child and Family Centre
- Child care and family program funded under any Indigenous-led Child & Family Centres
- Licensed home or centre-based child care agency
- Publicly funded schools
- Private Schools
- Other formal early learning child care, child and family programs, or curriculum linked school programming
Are you enrolled in or accepted to a recognized community college in Ontario for full-time or part-time studies towards an Early Childhood Education diploma?
If the answer is yes, join us to learn more about available grant funding.