1 September

Professional Spotlight: Sue Bechard

Meet Sue!  Sue Bechard is Community Connector at Westmount Family Centre.  Sue is kind, compassionate, and goes above and beyond for colleagues and families alike.  Join us in getting to know her better and celebrating her contributions to the early years community.

23 August

Election Guide 2021

With the 2021 Federal Election just around the corner this resource will hopefully assist you in making a sound and informed decision on election day.

16 August

An Educator’s Path to Gratitude

What do you do when burnout sets in and the path before you becomes unclear?  Michaela Jardine shares how gratitude changed her mindset and led her back home to herself.

5 July

Professional Spotlight: Joanne Chesterfield

Meet Joanne!  Joanne Chesterfield is an RECE at Kids Ko. Childcare Centre in Komoka.  Joanne is enthusiastic in her approach to her life and her work, and she leads with joy and curiosity.  Join us in getting to know her better and celebrating her contributions to the early years community.

1 June

Professional Learning in a Virtual World

A facilitator and a learner sit in reflection and share their perspectives on professional learning in a virtual world.

3 May

Meet Amanda, Strive’s New Project Coordinator!

We asked our new Project Coordinator, Amanda Seabrook some questions to get to know her a little better. Have a read to see what she said!

New Strategic Plan!

We are pleased to share with you Leading Inspired Learning, our strategic plan for 2020 – 2023. This is a transformative time in the Child Care and Early Years sector. This plan outlines the change we want to inspire and the strategies we will implement in the next four years.

Over the next four years, we will leverage our knowledge and expertise to be leaders in the sector. We will build strong partnerships and create opportunities for connection. We will focus on serving as a catalyst to help Child Care and Early Years professionals achieve their goals and build their professional capacity.
Together, we will reach our goal of providing the best care to children in our community.

We hope you will join us in leading inspired learning!

Become a member

Strive is here to support all your professional learning needs. We understand that it may be difficult to attend professional learning events in addition to your work day but that you value your professional growth. That is why we created an online learning platform with discussion boards, forums, and resources that you can access any day, any time! We will continue to grow our online library of resources in response to the community’s needs.

Early Learning Professionals are invited to join Strive Online: