The College of Early Childhood Educators (the College) is a professional self-regulatory body for early childhood educators formed to protect the public interest and focused on quality and standards in the practice of early childhood education.
This means that the practice of early childhood education is regulated by the College in accordance with the Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007, and the regulations and by-laws made under that Act. It is the first self-regulatory college for early childhood educators in Canada.
Find out more about the work of early childhood educators.
You can look up the professionals working with your child on the College's online public register of members.
Find out about the College’s complaints and discipline process.
Learn about the ethical and professional standards for registered early childhood educators.
Read the latest news from the College.
More resources and publications can be found here.
Members of the media can find more information here.
The College of Early Childhood Educators (the
College) collects, uses and discloses personal information during the
course of its statutorily mandated activities under the Early Childhood
Act, 2007 (the Act) for the purpose of regulating the profession of
early childhood education in the public interest. These regulatory
activities are not of a commercial character. Accordingly, the
performance by the College of its regulatory activities is not covered
by the federal Personal Information Protection Educators and Electronic
Documents Act (PIPEDA).
The College is committed to protecting the
privacy of the personal information that it receives while carrying out
its regulatory activities. To this end, the College has voluntarily
adopted this Privacy Code to create appropriate privacy rights related
to the College's activities while still enabling the College to meet its
statutory mandate under the Legislation (as defined in the Privacy