The following is a list of organizations that offer professional learning and development opportunities for individuals working in Early Learning and Care. This page is for information only.
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‘What Matters in Early Childhood Studies Now’ is a three-day colloquium that will be held online on January 27, January 29, & February 1, 2022. Conceived as an open, collaborative and democratic space, this event welcomes panelists, students, early childhood educators, pedagogists, researchers, advocates, policy makers and community members working with and for children across disciplines, paradigms and contexts. It invites responding to—and thinking with—this question: What matters in early childhood studies now? Registration Link
In the SECD online professional development (PD) workshops, participants access multimedia content and “meet” each other in online discussion groups, over the course of two to three weeks. During the workshop period, participants choose the times and locations most suitable for them to work through the engaging, interactive material and complete the weekly tasks.
Inspired to Learn is an Ontario-based website that offers free and affordable eCourses, resources, and an Inspirations blog for both early learning educators and parents of young children. Inspired to Learn is rooted in emergent curriculum, Reggio-inspired pedagogies and invites parents and educators to explore ways of nurturing children’s learning together.
Strong Minds Strong Kids, Psychology Canada is a new brand from The Psychology Foundation of Canada. We have renewed and deepened our commitment to promoting the mental well-being of children and youth in Canada. We are dedicated to nurturing resilience in kids with the use of psychological science so they can manage, learn, and grow from the many challenges in life.
Digital Training programs are research-based and built on an experiential learning approach. They aim to help educators (and caregivers) create teachable moments to introduce stress management strategies and build emotional resiliency.
Make the Connection 0-3 is an e-learning course for professionals who want to learn and implement effective strategies of working with parents and caregivers on building secure attachment with their children.
The webinars will highlight some possible effects of the pandemic on young children’s behaviours and emotions and discuss ways to support children, families and service providers through a series of presentations and open plenary.
CTRI is a leading provider of training and consulting services for individuals, school, communities and organizations affected by or involved in working with issues of crisis and trauma.
Queen's University Professional studies, Faculty of Education
Affiliated Services for Children and Youth Hamilton Region
We work in collaboration with families, children, professionals and communities to share knowledge, build capacity and create equitable opportunities for all.
Province Wide - The Best Start Resource Centre: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre is a key program of Health Nexus, a bilingual health promotion organization that works with diverse partners to build healthy, equitable and thriving communities. The Best Start Resource Centre supports service providers who work in preconception health, prenatal health and early child development.
Brant Region - The Brant Early Years Community offers a variety of services and supports to young children and their families and caregivers.
The Network promotes the inclusion of children with varying needs and abilities, in their communities, by providing a forum for networking, education, professional development, and collaborative advocacy for Resource Teachers and Consultants across the Province of Ontario.
Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMHP) is an independently run, not for profit organization operating within the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. The goal of IMHP is to promote the development of infants (0-3) through education, information dissemination, networking and advocacy.
The Family Supports Institute Ontario exists to advance the well-being of families as seen through the lens of The Guiding Principles of Family Support. This will be accomplished using the tools of Innovative Research, Promotion of Family-Friendly Public Policy, Reciprocal Capacity Building, and Parent Engagement.
The Halton Resource Connection (THRC) works in partnership with individuals and organizations who serve the interests of children and youth within the Halton community, providing curriculum resources, services, equipment, and professional development which enhance the quality of care.
Our reach is wide and diverse. Together, our affiliate organizations, which represent early learning and child care organizations from across Canada, provide leadership and governance for CCCF. Each affiliate shares feedback and information via their member council representative.
The MKN is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The MKN is a KNAER project, hosted by the Centre for Mathematics Education at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences.
The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.
Our Kids Network is a Halton-wide partnership of organizations and agencies serving children and youth.
Committed to principles of prevention and education, CFC creates proactive opportunities for professional development, life-long learning, research, early intervention and investment in the early years – all aimed at improving early development and child care services for children aged prenatal to twelve and their families in York region.
CAPT offers both online and face to play therapy training throughout Canada.
An overview to incorporating music education into early childhood settings while fulfilling Continuous Professional Learning requirements.
Offers workshops for K-12 Educators interested in outdoor learning and play for students.
The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada is an open network to promote giving, sharing, and philanthropy in Aboriginal communities across the country.
To promote awareness and respect for nature through year-round, hands-on outdoor nature education and park stewardship.
The Ontario Reggio Association intends to provide a forum for all sectors involved with young children, from child care, preschool, public and private schools to postsecondary institutions, from teacher to administrators to legislators and policy makers.
The Ontario NonProfit Network is an independent network focused on policy, advocacy, and services to create positive change for Ontario’s nonprofits and charities.
Supporting and strengthening parents and professionals through learning opportunities and relationships.
Events encompass all upcoming Professional Learning opportunities. Mainly, the learning experiences offered are brought to you by the Strive Professional Learning Committee and align with How Does Learning Happen?, Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years, as well as the College of Early Childhood Educators requirement for Continuous Professional Learning.
Specializing in developing and delivering personal and professional development presentations, seminars and workshops.
These workshops connect participants to relevant resources, proven research and hands-on experiences that can be used in the classroom and within leadership roles.