CPL Program

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The College's Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) program complements and formalizes the ongoing professional learning many RECEs do every day.

Engaging in ongoing professional learning is important to early childhood educators. It is part of the culture of the profession and an integral component of both professionalism and leadership.

The CPL program is a framework and formal process to help RECEs increase their knowledge and skills and ensure quality professional practice throughout their careers. It also communicates to employers, families and the public that RECEs are members of a distinct profession that values ongoing professional learning.

For further information:​​

​I'm a new member. How do I st​​art? CPL Program Highlights ​​

Learn more about the CPL program.

Step One: Expectations for Practice Module 2016​​

Information to help you get started on Step One of the CPL Program.

Step Two: CPL Portfolio Cycle​


Information on completing the CPL Portfolio Cycle and the three portfolio components.​

​CPL Start Dates​

Look up your CPL start dates.

CPL Resources​​​​

Resources to help you with ​​the CPL program.​​



​Frequently Asked Questions​

Find answers to the most common questions about CPL.​

CPL Program Requirements​​

To learn more about program requirements, timelines, and the consequences of non-compliance click here. ​

​Information for Employers

Frequently Asked Questions - Employers​​​

Employer Bulletin: Mandatory Continuo​us Professional Learning Program for Registered Early Childhood Educators​



​ * The College of Early Childhood Educators provides information and communication in an accessible manner when requested. If you require an accessible format and/or communication support, please contact a College staff member or the College at 1-888-961-8558/info@college-ece.ca.​​




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