Step One: Expectations for Practice

​​​​This module should take approximately 1-1.5 hours to complete. You do not have to complete the entire module in one session.

Please be advised that you will need to complete a brief survey after completing the Expectations for Practice Module. Click on the button labelled survey after you finish the module, and the survey will load on your screen. 

Following the survey please return to the module to electronically save or print your Certificate of Completion.​​​


Very quick and easy, loved that I could complete it on my own time! Learned quite a lot, very insightful and appreciated the mini tests after each section! - Module participant

Please check the ​Expectations for Practice Module FAQs​.

Technical Requirements

Recognizing College members use a wide range of client operating systems, browsers and display resolutions, the Expectations for Practice Module 2016 was tested and works with all current and mainstream desktop browsers, specific​ally:​

  • Internet Explorer (version 11 and later)
  • Firefox (version 48 and later)
  • Google Chrome (version 53 and later)​

You will require the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and save the Certificate of Completion at the end of the module,  If you do not have version 11, you can download a free version from Adobe’s website at

Please note that Safari is not a supported browser for the Expectations for Practice Module 2016. ​

​​If you experience performance issues using any of these browsers, please report the issue to us at To assist us, please include:

  • date and time of the incident;
  • version of the browser you were using, plus the operating system you were using (e.g. Windows 10);
  • description (ideally a screen shot) of the issue you experienced.​

​​Click here to start the module on a desktop computer

Click ​here to start the module on a mobile device ​

For further information:

CPL Homepage

​Information for new members​

Learn more about 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.​​

Meeting the CPL Program Requirements​​

Learn  more about program requirements, timelines, requests for deferrals and the consequences of non-compliance. ​

​​Information for Employers

Frequently Asked Questions - Employers​​​

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

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