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New Member Resources

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Becoming a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) is an exciting step. As an RECE, you play a vital role in supporting children’s early learning experiences and their well-being.

As you transition into practice, the College is here to help. On this page, you’ll find resources designed to help you understand the role of the College and support you as you begin your journey in the early years sector.

Orientation webinar for new members

Are you in your first year of membership at the College? We offer a new member orientation webinar to help you:

  • learn about the role of the College and professionalism;
  • get practice guidance and resources; and
  • understand your Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) Program requirements.

Information about upcoming live webinars is provided below. Not able to join us on the available dates? We also have a recording available. Additionally, you can download the presentation slides from the webinar here.

Frequently Asked Questions and Quick Links

What is the role of the College?
How does the College regulate and govern the profession?
What is professionalism?
Practice resources to support new members

Go to our Member Resources page for additional support throughout your practice.

Join our live webinars for new members

* Dates and times below may be subject to change. Please check this section of the page frequently.

New Member Orientation Webinars

If you’ve recently joined the College, we encourage you to join us for a live edition of our new member webinar, so you have the opportunity to connect with us and get your questions answered in real time. New members will be e-mailed directly with an invitation to register and participate.

May 22, 2024, from 7 – 8 p.m. ET (French)
May 28, 2024, from 7 – 8 p.m. ET (English)

Trauma-informed Care Workshops

To support RECEs in caring for self and others while completing the Sexual Abuse Prevention Program, the College is offering live, online facilitated workshops on trauma-informed care.

May 23, 2024, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm ET (French)
May 30, 2024, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm ET (English)

* This optional workshop is intended to support you as an adult learner while completing the prevention program. This workshop is not the Sexual Abuse Prevention Program.

Have more questions? We’re here to help. Please contact us at practice@college-ece.ca.