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. 
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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 about the resources available to parents.

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. 

Members of the media can find more information here.

Privacy Code

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 Code).

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