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 EarlyON Child & Family Centres: 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)
Louise Kool  & Galt
Ontario Reggio Association

Early Learning & Child Care Related Organizations

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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