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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!
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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

Joint Statement for May is Child Care Month 2024 BCACCS, ECEBC, MNBC, CCCABC

May 15, 2024

BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS), Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC), Métis Nation BC (MNBC), and the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC (CCCABC) - while different organizations with distinct mandates, we recognize our shared priorities and stand together, with a stronger voice, to advocate for all Early Learning and Child Care professionals across British Columbia.

2024 Joint Statement (PDF)

Media Release: Findings from the recent report “Evaluation of Early Care and Learning Recruitment and Retention Strategy” in British Columbia Now Available (April 3, 2024)

Apr 3, 2024

Vancouver, BC, April 3rd, 2024 – The Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) is pleased to share the Evaluation of the Early Care and Learning Recruitment and Retention Strategy in British Columbia, Evaluation Report. Funding for this report was provided through the Canada-British Columbia Labour Market Development Agreement.

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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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