Useful Links & Resources

Ontario Ministry of Education

Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 Licensing Standards
Child Care Licensing Checklists: English or French (.pdf)
Child Care Matters to Everyone – A Snapshot of Child Care in Ontario (.pdf)
Early Childhood Educators Act 2007
Full-Day Kindergarten
How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years
Information for Child Care Professionals
Leadership Development: InConversation
Ministry of Education Videos on Vimeo website, English and French
Offence Declarations/Attestations for Third Party Individuals (.pdf)
Ontario’s Renewed Early Years and Child Care Policy Framework (2017)
Planning & Design Guidelines for Child Care Centres (.pdf)
Search for Child and Family Programs: English or French
Search for Licensed Child Care
Serious Occurrence Annual Summary and Analysis Report: English or French(.pdf)
Summary of Resources Available for Ordering (.pdf)
Template of a Declaration Form for Vulnerable Sector Checks (.pdf)
The Kindergarten Program, 2016 (.pdf)
The Power of Positive Adult Child Relationships: Connection is the Key, written by Dr. Jean Clinton (.pdf)
Think, Feel, Act: Lessons from Research About Young Children (videos)
Think, Feel, Act: Lessons from Research About Young Children (.pdf)
Tip Sheet – Compliance Review Requirements for Licensing Visit (.pdf)
Tip Sheet – Ontario Regulation 137/15 CCEYA, 2014: Requirements for August 29, 2016English or French (.pdf)
Tip Sheet – Ontario Regulation 137/15 CCEYA, 2014: Requirements for January 1, 2017:  English or French (.pdf)
Tip Sheet – Ontario Regulation 137/15 CCEYA, 2014: Requirements for September 1, 2017: English or French (.pdf)

Niagara Region

Children’s Services
Public Health

Professional Associations

Association of Daycare Operators of Ontario (ADCO)
Association of Early Childhood Educators (AECEO)
L’Association francophone à l’education des services à l’enfance de l’Ontario (AFESEO)
Canadian Association for Young Children (CAYC)
Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF)
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)
Ontario Reggio Association

Early Learning & Child Care Related Organizations

Child Care Connection Nova Scotia
Child Care Human Resources Sector Council (CCHRSC)
Child Care Information Exchange
Child Care Research and Resource Unit
Finding Quality Child Care – A Guide for Parents
Inclusive Child Care Supports Committee
Ontario Coalition for Better Childcare
Ontario Municipal Social Services Association
Ontario Trillium Foundation
Parent Direct Niagara
The World Forum Foundation

Local Colleges & Universities

Brock University
Collège Boréal
Niagara College

Niagara School Boards

Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir
Conseil scolaire Viamonde
District School Board of Niagara
Niagara Catholic District School Board

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