New Investments in Professional Development For Early Childhood Educators

As part of BC’s Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with the federal government, the BC government has announced new investments in professional development and resources for early childhood educators (ECEs) and other child care providers. Six organizations, including First Call member organizations Early Childhood Educators of BC and Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre, are receiving funding to expand access to training and resources in-person and online, offer bursaries to existing ECEs, and integrate cultural learning into curriculum, all with a strong focus on improving access and supports in Indigenous, rural and remote communities.