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Standing Strong Together

Supporting, Facilitating & Connecting Early Childhood Educators in BC

New Online Education Support Fund (Bursary) Application System Has Now Launched!
Find out more on the Education Support Fund page.

ECEBC provides professional development opportunities, training and resources for early childhood educators across BC with a vision for a society where early childhood educators thrive in a supportive community that values childhood and education.

ECEBC has been advancing early childhood education and care since 1969. ECEBC is the collective voice to advance professional and personal commitment to the value of early care and learning by empowering the sector through education, collaboration and leadership.

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Workshops & Training

Find workshops & training opportunities to further your professional development

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Job Opportunities

View early childhood development job opportunities available throughout the province of BC

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ECE Resources

View resources available for ECD professionals to inform your practice & learn about latest research & developments

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ECEBC is Stronger With You. Become A Member Today!

As an ECEBC member you’ll:

  • Support ECEBC who is advocating for early childhood educators
  • Receive 4 issues of The Early Childhood Educator journal each year.
  • Automatically become a member of the Canadian Child Care Federation & receive two hard copy issues and two electronic issues of Interaction, CCF’s journal.

News & Events

Pilot Course: Best Choices Ethical Journey - In French!

Jan 23, 2024

We are excited to announce the pilot course for the newly translated Best Choices Ethical Journey - in French! This has been a collaboration between the Fédération des parents francophones de C.-B. and ECEBC"

Space is limited, please register via the email in the flyer.

French Best Choices (PDF)

A Fully Qualified ECE Workforce is Essential

Dec 20, 2023

ECEBC continues to advocate for a well-funded, high quality, Early Learning and Child Care system here in Canada. One that values the complexity of the work we do, that respects the unique gifts and rights of ALL children, and where educators are paid and treated as the professionals they are. We recently shared some of our thoughts and ideas with the Canadian Business Quarterly.

View the Canadian Business Quarterly Article

ECEBC Congratulates Thompson Rivers University (TRU)

Dec 19, 2023

ECEBC would like to congratulate Thompson Rivers University (TRU) for being named one of Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities for 2023 by Research Infosource. We are particularly proud of our TRU partners in the Peer Mentoring Program, which now encompasses 31 Communities of Practice spread right across BC and includes over 300 Early Childhood Educators.

TRU makes top 50 research rankings – TRU Newsroom

View the Peer Mentoring Program

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ECEBC Membership Benefits

There are multiple benefits to becoming an ECEBC member. Hover or tap each finger to discover a unique advantage.

ECEBC Membership Benefits

There are multiple benefits to becoming an ECEBC member.

  • Support the advancement of early childhood education & care.
  • Receive 4 issues of The Early Childhood Educator journal each year.
  • Strengthen ECEBC’s ability to continue to provide educational opportunities, publications and resources to educators across the province.
  • Receive significantly reduced prices for our annual Provincial Conference held in May.
  • Opportunity to join a Group Extended Benefits plan.
  • Automatically become a member of the Canadian Child Care Federation & receive two hard copy issues and two electronic issues of Interaction, CCF’s journal.
  • Have the opportunity to belong to your local ECEBC Branch.
  • Receive ECEBC’s Code of Ethics.
  • Opportunity to participate in bi-monthly Members Only calls - these virtual events offer provincial networking and a chance to connect, share, and receive support from colleagues, listen to a guest speaker and receive news from ECEBC.
  • Opportunity to access the exclusive insurance programme for licensed child care centres.
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