Training & Event Registration

Toronto Venue - Creating Outdoor Learning Programs: Part 2 - Curriculum and Content

Educators across Ontario have been embracing the move from traditional playgrounds to naturalized outdoor play spaces that amaze and inspire children, educators, families and communities.

Price: Workshop Registration C$65.00

Date: May 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 90

Toronto Venue - Nurturing Brilliant Minds: Session 3 - Treasure Baskets for Infants & Toddlers

Treasure Baskets and Heuristic Play are the ultimate in Loose Parts play for infants and toddlers and affords them open-ended opportunities to explore the world around them through their senses and exploration of everyday objects that they encounter in their daily lives.

Price: Workshop Registration C$65.00

Date: May 31, 2018

Available Spaces: 95

Toronto Venue - Pedagogical Leadership Post Training Conversation Café

Were you a participant in the Pedagogical Leadership Training that was held on September 28/29, 2017 or February 1/2, 2018 at Centennial College Event Centre in Toronto? 

If so, we invite you to join us for a lively dialogue as a follow-up to the training. Patricia Couroux and Ginette Wilson are looking forward to bringing everyone back together after participants have had some time to reflect and reconsider the changing aspects of their roles.

Price: General Admission C$45.00

Date: June 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 95

Toronto Venue - How Does Learning Happen? Series - Professional Learning Conversations (Full Series)

Register for both sessions in the series for at the discounted price below.
The cost of each individual session  is $65. See flyer for more information about each session.  

Price: Series Registration C$120.00

Date: June 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 91

Toronto Venue - How Does Learning Happen? Series: Session 1 - How Does Learning Happen? with Families

A foundational principle of How Does Learning Happen? is that children thrive in early years programs where families are valued as active participants in their children’s learning.

Price: Workshop Registration C$65.00

Date: June 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 96

Toronto Venue - How Does Learning Happen? Series: Session Two - How Does Learning Happen? with Students and Volunteers

The four foundations of How Does Learning Happen? outline the importance of children, educators, and families feeling a sense of belonging and well-being as well as having an opportunity to express themselves and engage in meaningful relationships.

Price: Work registration C$65.00

Date: June 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 99

Back to Basics Series: Play - What Is It All About?

How do we define play? What do children learn through play? What does play consist of? What is involved in play? Structured vs. unstructured. So many theories and ideas are floating around about play and its role in children’s lives. Play is a right of every child and all children need time and space for free play every day. What does that look like in our centres?

Price: Workshop Registration C$45.00

Date: June 5, 2018

Available Spaces: 79

Social Media – Storytelling in Early Years (Evening Option)

Social Media can be an integral part of making learning visible and supports the four foundations of How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years. This interactive presentation will explain how to use social media platforms and networks: LinkedIn, Word Press, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Price: Workshop Registration C$45.00

Date: June 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 79

Better Business Practices Series - Session Three - Sound Hiring Practices

Hiring your professional staff is one of the most important decisions you make in your role as a Director or Supervisor. Today’s hiring environment has become increasing complicated in trying to navigate how to comply with current hiring practices under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulation.

Price: Workshop Registration C$75.00

Date: June 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 67

Social Media – Storytelling in Early Years (Morning Option)

Social Media can be an integral part of making learning visible and supports the four foundations of How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years. This interactive presentation will explain how to use social media platforms and networks: LinkedIn, Word Press, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Price: Workshop Registration C$45.00

Date: June 8, 2018

Available Spaces: 75

Exploring Our Image of the Parent in Early Learning and Child Care Programs

This newly designed session is being offered by Debbie Sluys, Director of the Growing Together Family Resource Centre and Personal Development and Empowerment Coach.

Price: Workshop Registration C$45.00

Date: June 8, 2018

Available Spaces: 76

The Challenge of Choice An Engaging Workshop on Making Insightful and Critical Decisions

with Author Richard Fast

Have you ever made an important decision, with total confidence, only to see it
turn into a complete disaster? How can our certainty be so misleading? Your ability to make sound decisions in important matters is arguably the most valuable skill you can acquire, especially in today’s world of quick fixes and superficial solutions.

Price: Workshop Registration C$65.00

Date: June 12, 2018

Available Spaces: 66

How Does Learning Happen in a Home Based Setting? Part 3: Observing & Documenting Children's Learning

As educators we are being encouraged to move away from simply providing activities for children to do and to consider the context of their learning in a deeper way.

Price: Workshop Registration C$45.00

Date: June 18, 2018

Available Spaces: 72

Pedagogical Leadership Series for Child Care Centre Supervisors (2 Days)

This special new series with the ECCDC Coaching and Mentoring Team has been designed especially for Child Care Supervisors to support their ongoing and ever-evolving role that has shifted and changed with the implementation of How Does Learning Happen?

Price: Series Registration C$125.00

Date: June 18, 2018

Available Spaces: 73

Toronto Venue - Implementing Ontario’s Early Learning Frameworks into Daily Practice for Staff of EarlyON Centres: Making Children's Learning Visible

The teams of EarlyON Centres have the wonderful privilege of not only working with the children in their programs but also in partnering with families along the journey as their children grow and learn.

Price: Afternoon Session C$45.00

Date: June 23, 2018

Available Spaces: 99

Toronto Venue - Implementing Ontario’s Early Learning Frameworks into Daily Practice for Staff of EarlyON Centres: What does How Does Leaning Happen? Look like with Families?

The teams of EarlyON Centres have the wonderful privilege of not only working with the children in their programs but also in partnering with families along the journey as their children grow and learn.

Price: Morning Session C$45.00

Date: June 23, 2018

Available Spaces: 100

Toronto Venue - Implementing Ontario’s Early Learning Frameworks into Daily Practice for Staff of EarlyON Centres, Day 2 (both sessions)

The teams of EarlyON Centres have the wonderful privilege of not only working with the children in their programs but also in partnering with families along the journey as their children grow and learn.

Price: Day 2 (2 sessions) C$75.00

Date: June 23, 2018

Available Spaces: 99

Toronto Venue - Seeing Preschool Children: Supporting Active & Engaged Learning: Session 2 - Documentation Panels and Learning Stories

During this session educators will have an opportunity to take an in-depth look at two tools that they can use to make children’s learning visible.

Price: Workshop Registration C$65.00

Date: June 25, 2018

Available Spaces: 97

Toronto Venue - How Does Learning Happen in a Home Based Setting? Part 3: Observing & Documenting Children's Learning

As educators we are being encouraged to move away from simply providing activities for children to do and to consider the context of their learning in a deeper way.

Price: Workshop Registration C$65.00

Date: June 26, 2018

Available Spaces: 100

Toronto Venue - Creating Outdoor Learning Programs: Part 3 - Implementation

Educators across Ontario have been embracing the move from traditional playgrounds to naturalized outdoor play spaces that amaze and inspire children, educators, families and communities.

Price: Workshop Registration C$65.00

Date: June 27, 2018

Available Spaces: 94

Strengthening Your Creative Art Program through Open Ended Art Experiences

Are you trying come to grips with the move towards creative arts and away from traditional crafts? If so, join us for this hands-on, interactive workshop. The session will look at the importance and benefits of a process focused approach to the arts rather than a traditional product based crafts approach and how this aligns with current thinking and Ontario’s Early Learning Frameworks.

Price:   Workshop Registration C$45.00

Date: June 28, 2018

Available Spaces: 64

Beyond the Classroom - Integrating Outdoor Learning into Practice with Juliet Robertson & Ginette Wilson

Morning Workshop: Keynote with Juliet Robertson, Author of Dirty Teaching and Messy Maths
Join Scotland’s leading educational consultant who specializes in outdoor play and learning for this motivating keynote presentation. One of the keys to a happy and creative classroom is getting out of it and Juliet will share a variety of ideas to encourage you to integrate outdoor learning into your everyday practice.

Prices:
  • Without Book (C$75.00)
  • With Book (C$110.00)

Date: August 11, 2018

Available Spaces: 131

Better Business Practices Series - Session Four - Workplace Investigations

Knowing how to conduct an investigation into employee or client complaints is part of best practices for all child care organizations. This seminar will educate participants on to how to properly conduct a workplace investigation into any workplace complaints.

Price: Session Registration C$75.00

Date: September 13, 2018

Available Spaces: 69

Implementing Ontario's Early Learning Frameworks into Daily Practice for EarlyON Teams, Session 7: What does How Does Learning Happen? look like with Families?

The teams of EarlyON Centres have the wonderful privilege of not only working with the children in their programs but also in partnering with families along the journey as their children grow and learn.

Price: Workshop Registration C$25.00

Date: September 28, 2018

Available Spaces: 72

Sharing Sensitive News - A Hanen Training Module

Join Debbie Hamilton, member of Speech Services Niagara, for this workshop and learn how to use effective communication strategies for sharing sensitive news with parents, to understand how parents feel when they receive sensitive news, and to become aware of your own feelings around sharing sensitive news.

Price: General Admission C$0.00

Date: October 4, 2018

Available Spaces: 15

Challenging Behaviour in Young Children with Author Barb Kaiser

Morning Workshop: Understanding Children’s Behaviour

Have you ever continued to respond in the same way to a child’s challenging behaviour even though you knew your approach wasn’t working? You can respond effectively to a child’s challenging behaviour when you have the appropriate knowledge, strategies, and skills.

Price: Full Day Registration C$75.00

Date: October 20, 2018

Available Spaces: 68

Implementing Ontario's Early Learning Frameworks into Daily Practice for EarlyON Teams, Session 8: Making Children’s Learning Visible

The teams of EarlyON Centres have the wonderful privilege of not only working with the children in their programs but also in partnering with families along the journey as their children grow and learn.

Price: Workshop Registration C$25.00

Date: October 26, 2018

Available Spaces: 68

Beyond the Visual Schedule: A Workshop for Individuals Working with Children

With Linda Bell, Speech-Language Pathologist, Speech Services Niagara

We all use visuals, from looking at icons on our phones to ‘reading’ street signs. We routinely rely on a combination of written materials, pictures or images as well as messages that we hear to function throughout our day.

Price: General Admission C$0.00

Date: October 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 52

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