10 Reasons to Choose Quality Early Learning and Child Care

Expert knowledge Early childhood educators are experts in child development and are trained to create inspiring learning environments!
Intentionality Early childhood educators provide your child the gift of time and attention. They will stop and explore the new flowers or jump in the mud puddles with your child.
Young at heart Early childhood educators know how to have fun! They’re not afraid to be silly and laugh with your child; all while nurturing your child’s creativity and helping to build their self-confidence.
Setting limits Every child needs reasonable boundaries, such as no playing ball inside. Early childhood educators set limits and support families in doing the same.
Love of literacy Early childhood educators read and tell stories, sing songs, and do puppet shows to inspire a love of language and to build early literacy skills.
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Confidence boost Early childhood educators provide safe opportunities for your child to be independent and to become confident in their personality and decision making skills.
Inspired learning Early childhood educators ask open-ended questions to inspire creative thought and curiosity, to encourage children to explore, and to make learning fun.
Life skills Early childhood educators use their expertise to develop programs that use play as a tool for teaching math, literacy, science and essential life skills that last for life!
Making friends Early childhood educators are educated to appropriately support children to gain social skills, which are so important in making friends and developing positive relationships!
Helping hand Everyone gets stumped by parenting from time to time - juggling schedules, demands, and behaviours. When it gets tough and you need someone to talk to, reach out to your child’s early childhood educator!
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Ottawa boosts P.E.I.'s child care budget (via CBC PEI)

August 29th, 2017

By Kevin Yarr, CBC News  Posted: Aug 29, 2017 11:00 AM AT The federal and P.E.I. governments have signed an agreement that will see Ottawa invest $10.5 million in the province's early child...


Canada, Prince Edward Island sign agreement on early learning and child care

August 29th, 2017

From Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is making significant investments in early learning and child care systems to improve the lives of Canadian children and thei...


Registration Now Open for ECDA Fall Conference

August 23rd, 2017

Early Bird Registration for the 2017 ECDA Fall Conference is now open! Early Bird Rates are only available until September 12th, and space in some breakout sessions will fill up fast, so get you...


Register Now for the ECDA's AGM!

August 17th, 2017

You're invited to the ECDA's Annual General Meeting on September 9, 2017 at the Rodd Charlottetown at 8:00 AM.  This is a complimentary breakfast meeting so bring your appetite! The AG...


Full Details Now Available for 2017 Fall Conference

August 16th, 2017

The 2017 ECDA Fall Conference is being held at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown on October 19th & 20th! Full workshop and registration details are now available here! Click...