Community of Practice: Be Well

Facilitated By: Rebecca Higgins, MSW, Mental Health Educator   Join this Community of Practice where we explore and reflect on all areas of self-care and personal wellness, from the emotional, to the psychological, to the social, physical, and professional too. Participants will be introduced to a variety of practices and tools, hear from wellness professionals,…

Understanding Absenteeism and Presenteeism

Facilitated By: Anisha Angella, RECE, BASc     Absenteeism is a term leaders are likely already aware of.. But did you know that presenteeism is another factor that affects our growing teams? 29% of the 1,000 employers surveyed, say they’ve seen an increase in presenteeism in the last 12 months. Looking to make a change and grow your…

Site Tour: Nshwaasnangong Child Care & Family Centre

Site Tours bring early years professionals to together to co-reflect on the powerful role of the environment in our work with young children and families. Site tours take place in early childhood settings across the local system and offer participants the opportunity to step outside of their own centres and organizations for a tour and…

Early Years Advocates London

  To access the printable poster, please use the following link: Early Years London Advocates Poster In collaboration with the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario (AECEO), ECE partners in our community are spearheading a London Community of Practice for early years professionals interested in supporting advocacy initiatives and growing their professional capacity as ECEC advocates.A…

Community of Practice: Be Well

Facilitated By: The Strive Wellness Committee   Join this Community of Practice where we explore and reflect on all areas of self-care and personal wellness, from the emotional, to the psychological, to the social, physical, and professional too. Participants will be introduced to a variety of practices and tools, hear from wellness professionals, and together,…

Community of Practice: Infant Educators

Facilitated by: Paula Dibbits, RECE “Although it is possible to be a reflective teacher on your own, reflecting with a group of coworkers offers a richer experience of camaraderie, multiple perspectives, deeper learning, and shared enjoyment of your work together.” (Curtis, Lebo, Cividanes, & Carter, 2013). This opportunity invites educators who work in and/or support…

Community Connector Training for Licensed Child Care Providers

Facilitated by: Facilitated by Community Connector representatives from partner agencies of the Family-Centred Service System.     As early years professionals, we know families need a wide range of supports in order to thrive. Family Centres are in place to families in our community navigate the social service system, and are another essential tool in…