ECEBC is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Children and Family Development will be
providing funding for a student bursary program to be implemented in September 2014.
ECEBC will be responsible for administering the student bursary program.
Please check our website at www.ecebc.ca in late May for more information.
View MCFD's media release regarding the student bursary here.

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Leadership Initiative2013/14 Leadership Initiative
Thank you to everyone who applied to become one of ECEBC's 2013/14 Communities of Leadership Innovation.

Find out more about the Leadership Initiative here.

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ECEBC's 43rd Annual Conference:
May 1 to 3, 2014

Cultivating Communities
of Innovative Practice

Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC

ECEBC Conference 2014
Download the Conference Brochure

Please note that there has been a change to the contact information for Eventability (on page 5 of ECEBC's conference brochure).

To register for the 12th Annual Assessment workshop at UBC on May 1, 2014, you will want to contact Eventability by email at jbbran@telus.net or by phone at 604.952.5140 or 604.214.3490.

ECEBC is pleased to present its 43rd annual conference, “Cultivating Communities of Innovative Practice" from May 1 to 3, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC. Please join us for this opportunity for professional development and networking.

Would you like to volunteer at Conference?If you are interested in volunteering your time at Conference this year, we have many wonderful opportunities for you including directional hosting, information, and more.For more information, please download the Volunteer Form here, or contact Carla Hees at volunteer.ecebc@shaw.ca 

Interested in being a sponsor for this year's conference? For more information, please read about our many sponsorship opportunities here.

Interested in advertising in this year’s onsite conference guide? Please view our onsite guide advertisement rate card here.

For more information regarding Conference 2014, please contact Yasmin Irani, Membership Administrator and Conference Coordinator, at membership@ecebc.ca

ECEBC gratefully acknowledges the generous support of:

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The Early Childhood Educator
Winter 2014

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The Early Childhood Educator, Winter 2013


<< April 2014 >>
Upcoming Events
"Best Choices" Ethics Training (Modules 1 to 4)
Mar 15 to May 31, 2014
Vancouver Island
Leadership Dinner Series #3 - How Will you Lead?
Apr 25 6:00 pm
Cariboo - Prince George
Teaching Social Thinking Through Stories & Play fo
Apr 26 8:00 am
Thompson - Okanagan
Let's Talk About Touching (LTAT) training
Apr 30 to May 1, 2014
Lower Mainland
"Best Choices" Ethics Training -- Modules 1 to 2
May 1 9:00 am
Lower Mainland
ECEBC's 43rd Annual Conference
May 1 to May 3, 2014
Lower Mainland
2014 Consensus Conference on FamilySmart & Youth
May 2 to May 3, 2014
Lower Mainland
Let's Talk About Touching (LTAT) training
May 8 to May 9, 2014
"Best Choices" Ethics Training -- Modules 1 to 2
May 10 to May 24, 2014
Vancouver Island
Introducton to Ethics presentation
May 14 6:30 pm
Lower Mainland
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