Act and Regulations
The practice of early childhood education in Ontario is regulated by the College of Early Childhood Educators (the College) in accordance with the Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007 and the regulations and by-laws made under that Act.
The Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007, established the College. The Act includes:
- A definition of what constitutes the practice of the profession;
- A requirement for persons to be members in order to practise the profession;
- Title protection authorizing only members of the College to use the titles “early childhood educator” or “registered early childhood educator” or an abbreviation;
- Roles and responsibilities of the Registrar; Registration Appeals, Complaints, Discipline, Fitness to Practise
- Transitional provisions.
Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007
Submissions to Government
Engagement on Class Size (February 2019)
Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy: Bill 48 (February 2019)
Bill 89 – College Submission (March 2017)
College responds to the Protecting Students Act (October 2016)
College submission to the Ministry of Education on modernization (November 2012)
Regarding Bill 242, Full Day Early Learning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2010
Letter to Minister Dombrowsky: Amendments to Bill 242 (April 30, 2010)
Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy (March 22, 2010)
From the Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Regarding proposed regulatory am endments to the Day Nurseries Act (replaced by the Child Care and Early Years Act).
Letter to Minister Broten (March 3, 2010)
Response from Minister Broten (April 15, 2010)
Regarding full-day learning for four- and five-year-olds
Submission regarding the Early Learning Advisor’s advice to the Premier (September 5, 2008)