Useful Links & Resources

Ontario Ministry of Education Resources

Think, Feel, Act; Empowering Children in the Middle Years – Environments That Support Engagement and Expression
Think, Feel, Act; Empowering Children in the Middle Years – Each Child Brings a Special Gift: Nurturing Indigenous Identity and Belonging
Think, Feel, Act; Empowering Children in the Middle Years – Strengthening Children’s Resilience and Mental Health
Think, Feel, Act; Empowering Children in the Middle Years – The Power of Positive Relationships
Think, Feel, Act; Empowering Children in the Middle Years – Pedagogies for Times of Climate Change: Closing the Gap Between Nature and Culture
Think, Feel, Act; Empowering Children in the Middle Years – Cultivating a Francophone Identity in French-Language Before- and After-School Programs
Early Years and Child Care: Building a Shared Understanding; At-a-Glance Information and Links for School Board Leaders – UPDATED 2019/20
Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 Amendments to Ontario Regulation 137/15
Tip Sheet – Ontario Regulation 137/15 CCEYA, 2014: Requirements for September 1, 2017: English or French
The Power of Positive Adult Child Relationships: Connection is the Key, written by Dr. Jean Clinton
Offence Declarations/Attestations for Third Party Individuals
Tip Sheet – Ontario Regulation 137/15 CCEYA, 2014: Requirements for August 29, 2016: English or French
Child Care Matters to Everyone – A Snapshot of Child Care in Ontario
Child Care Licensing Checklists: English or French
Summary of Resources Available for Ordering
Supporting All Children to Attend Kindergarten In Ontario’s Publicly Funded Schools
Template of a Declaration Form for Vulnerable Sector Checks
Tip Sheet – Compliance Review Requirements for Licensing Visit
Serious Occurrence Annual Summary and Analysis Report: English or French
Tip Sheet – Ontario Regulation 137/15 CCEYA, 2014: Requirements for January 1, 2017: English or French
Working Together in a Shared Space

Ontario Ministry of Education Websites

Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 Licensing Standards
Early Childhood Educators Act 2007
Full-Day Kindergarten
How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years
Information for Parents
Information for Child Care Professionals
Leadership Development: InConversation
Ministry of Education Videos on Vimeo website, English and French
Ontario’s Renewed Early Years and Child Care Policy Framework (2017)
Search for EarlyON Child & Family Centres: English or French
Search for Licensed Child Care
The Kindergarten Program, 2016
Think, Feel, Act: Empowering Children in the Middle Years
Think, Feel, Act: Lessons from Research About Young Children (videos)
Think, Feel, Act: Lessons from Research About Young Children

Niagara Region

Children’s Services
Public Health

Government of Canada

Early Learning and Child Care
Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework
Metis Nation of Ontario

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

Canadian Paediatric Society
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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