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Standing Strong Together

Supporting, Facilitating & Connecting Early Childhood Educators in BC

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

Fall 2021 Bursary Information Now Available!

Oct 13, 2021

The Fall 2021 ECE bursary information and application forms are now available. Find out more about the bursary instructions and bursary support webinar occurring on Oct. 21, 2021 on the Education Support Fund page.

Education Support Fund

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Sep 30, 2021

September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. This day honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. ECEBC will be closed to observe Truth & Reconciliation Day. Learn more about what the team is doing to honour this day.

 

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MCF Provider Newsletter Vol. 22

Sep 22, 2021

View the 22nd edition of the MCF Provider Newsletter from the Childcare BC Stakeholder Engagement Team to read news regarding:

  • New Spaces Fund Open to Applications
  • Start-Up Grants Still Available
  • Did You Apply for the Maintenance Fund?
  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Sept 30
  • Child Care Subsidy Regulation Amendment Now in Effect
  • Child Care Awards of Excellence Spotlight

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Wage Enhancement Response

Sep 14, 2021

On Monday August 23, 2021 ECEBC received an email from the Childcare BC Stakeholder Engagement team titled Increase to ECE Wage Enhancement. View ECEBC's response letter.

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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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