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The Early Childhood Educator

The Early Childhood Educator is a publication of ECEBC and is distributed to its members four times yearly. Opinions expressed are those of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of ECEBC.

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Winter 2021 Contents

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Focus: The Revised ELF & Other New Developments in ECE

  • 5 | How Far We've Come: The $10aDay Plan After 10 Years
    Charlene Gray
  • 7 | Compensating ECEs Fairly: Why a Wage Grid Is Essential to Building BC’s Child Care System
    Lynell Anderson
  • 10 | From Surviving to Thriving: The Impact of the Universal Child Care Prototype Project
    Ruby Derksen and Charlene Gray
  • 13 | Reflections on the Peer-Mentoring Project for Early Childhood Educators in British Columbia
    Laura K. Doan, Friday Bailey, Amanda Kopetski, Rachel Lanphear, Nora Mejia, Cari Rawling, Alex Robertson, Hannah Schwartzentruber
  • 20 | The ECE Student Bursary
    Heather Wilson
  • 21 | Shifts in Professional Learning: Keeping Fully Alive with Communities of Practice​​​​​​​
    Kathreen Riel
  • 22 | ECEBC's Position Paper—Integrating the Early Childhood Education Professional and Programs into the Ministry of Education​​​​​​​
    ​​​​​​​Emily Gawlick and the ECEBC Board of Directors

Celebrating ECE's

  • 26 | ECE Profile—From ECE to Children’s Book Author: An Interview with Ruth Beardsley
  • 28 | In Memoriam— Joké Slater: She Lives In Our Hearts
  • 32 | Student Perspectives—The Road Travelled
    Shazeen Nusserwanji

Columns, News, Letters & Updates

  • 2 | In This Issue
  • 4 | From the Executive Director— Together We Are Stronger: Navigating the Many Changes for Our Profession
    Emily Gawlick
  • 30 | Letters to ECEBC: Celebrating Identity and Diversity
  • 33 | ECEBC Membership Form

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