Links


Affiliated Services for Children and Youth – Since ASCY began in October of 1994, it has grown to become a well integrated and highly utilized component of the early learning and child care community in Hamilton.

Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario – We are the professional association for early childhood educators in Ontario.

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning – The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning is a five-year project designed to strengthen the capacity of Head Start and child care programs to improve the social and emotional outcomes of young children.

Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development – The mission of the Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development (CEECD) is to improve our knowledge of the social and emotional development of young children.

Children First – Children First in Essex County partners with families and the community to provide individualized support for children (birth to 6 years) with developmental and/or mental health challenges, helping them reach their full potential through early identification, education, and clinical intervention.

College of Early Childhood Educators – The College of Early Childhood Educators (the College) is a professional self-regulatory body for early childhood educators formed to protect the public interest and focused on quality and standards in the practice of early childhood education. It is the first self-regulatory college for early childhood educators in Canada.

ConnectABILITY – ConnectABILITY is built for people with a developmental disability and their support networks. The site is organized by age group to help you find the right information for you.

Early Childhood Resource Teacher Network of Ontario – The Network promotes inclusion of individuals with special needs, in their community, by providing a forum for networking, education and professional development for Resource Teachers, Early Childhood Educators and the Community.

Early Learning for Every Child Today (E.L.E.C.T.)

Early Years Professional Development Centre – The Early Years Professional Development Centre is a common platform from which early childhood education, child care associations and child care centers in Canada can share best practices and work together to establish consistency, quality and continuity of learning opportunities for all Early Years Professions. Choose from a selection of learning modules designed to support your individual needs as a professional.

Evergreen – Since 1991 we have been engaging Canadians in creating and sustaining dynamic outdoor spaces in schools, communities and homes. By deepening the connection between people and nature, and empowering Canadians to take a hands-on approach to their urban environments, Evergreen is improving the health of our cities now and for the future.

Hamilton Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Initiative – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a term that describes the full range of harm that can cause birth defect by maternal alcohol consumption in pregnancy.

How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years – A resource about learning through relationships for those who work with young children and their families

Ontario Ministry of Education – We are the ministry that administers the system of publicly funded elementary and secondary school education in Ontario.

Reaching IN- Reaching OUT – Reaching IN-Reaching OUT (RIRO) is Canada’s only evidence-based program for teaching resiliency thinking and coping skills to young children.

Science of Early Child Development – The Science of Early Child Development is a resource of global concern. Beginning as a partnership between Red River College and the Atkinson Centre and the Institute of Child Study at the University of Toronto, the Science of ECD has developed into a multi-edition resource that has been adapted for use for different contexts around the world.