professional development

MacEwan child care conference

Event date: 
5 May 2018 - 6:30am to 3:30pm

The field of Early Learning and Child Care is an evolving field, growing in its body of knowledge and guided by principles and frameworks, while maintaining a strong commitment to supporting children, families and educators.

The MacEwan Child Care Conference continues to work towards meeting the professional development needs and interests of the participants who work in the broad spectrum of settings making up this field.

Join us for an engaging day of information, networking and inspiration.

City Centre Campus
10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Contact name: 
Carolynn Kane
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Early childhood education summit

Montreal Convention Centre
1001 Jean Paul Riopelle Pl
H2Z 1H5 Montreal , QC
Event date: 
4 May 2017 - 12:00am to 5 May 2017 - 12:00am


In the wake of the Commission on Early Childhood Education and its report, which was unveiled on February 21, the Association québécoise des CPE, in collaboration with the Institut du Nouveau Monde, invites you to attend the Summit on Early childhood education on 4 and 5 May.

The objective of the Summit is to follow up on the report of the Commission on Early Childhood Education. To do this, we want to bring together experts, organizations and associations from the fields of family, education, economy and health. It will provide an opportunity to discuss the findings and recommendations of the report and to identify the most promising consensus to pursue the objectives of family policy.

Your contribution to this exercise is essential since we all share a common goal: to promote equality of opportunity and optimal development of toddlers.

To know all the details about the Summit (program, cost, registration), visit  !


Supporting professional development needs for early childhood teachers: an exploratory analysis of teacher perceptions of stress and challenging behavior

Publication Date: 
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Stormont, Melissa & Young-Walker, Laine
Online Document Type: 
Research, policy & practice

Building Skills for Change in Early Years and Child Care Leadership & Skills Building Training

Ryerson University
380 Victoria Street
Toronto , ON
Event date: 
4 Mar 2017 - 9:00am to 5 Mar 2017 - 9:00am


Are you an ECE/staff, a student or a parent who is interested in taking up an active role in our Professional Pay and Decent Work campaign? Do you want to see more ECEs come together to call for decent work? 

We are offering province-wide leadership training with the aim of connecting ECEs and early years staff with parents and engaged community members to strengthen our campaign for Professional Pay & Decent Work. 

Join us for a very special two-day leadership training workshop with long time child care advocate Olivia Chow! 


The curriculum teaches emerging leaders how to:

  • Tell your story to persuade and motivate others
  • Recruit and retain volunteers
  • Structure your team of leaders for growth
  • Strategize and choose tactics that build power and move decision makers
  • Fundraise, go viral on social media, and more
Contact name: 
Lena DaCosta
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