ELCC & Community Development

ELCC & Community Development is designed to be a hub for resources for families, early childhood educators, and childcare programs in Calgary and the surrounding area.

We host workshops and seminars presented by community partners, agencies and industry professionals as well as source and build custom professional development events.

All major workshops hosted by ELCC & Community Development are eligible for professional development funding for accredited programs.

 

Join us as we create a new standard for School Age Care training.

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Upcoming Events
May 30

Growth, Leadership & You – for Early Learning Care Professionals

May 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Calling all Early Learning Care professionals eager for growth! ELCC wants to make your growth our priority. This session will have participants learn more about... Read more
Jun 06

Build Momentum: Recruit, On-Board, Coach & Retain

June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Finding the right team is a skill. Join us as we explore best practices for hiring, orientation, and onboarding new team members in the  ECE... Read more
Jun 13

Conversation Cafe-YouTube Videos for ECE & School Age Professionals

June 13, 2019 @ 10:00am-12:00pm
5918 3 Street SW
Join us in watching the 10 YouTube videos, posted on Facebook-ELCC and Community Development Education Centre and have an engaging conversation as ECE & School... Read more
Sep 12

The Adaptive Role of Leadership

September 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA APPROVED! Apply for funding now! Participants will learn the principles of adaptive leadership: motivation; effective management strategies; and trends in management practices. Join us... Read more
Sep 26

Brain Science

September 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
AECEA APPROVED! Apply for funding now! This workshop will provide an overview of the hot topics in brain development, and how to synthesize this information... Read more
Sep 28

HIGH FIVE: Principles for Healthy Child Development

September 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
What is it? A one-day training that teaches front-line leaders how to enhance the quality of the programs they are delivering. It provides in-depth knowledge... Read more
Oct 03

Relationships All Around

October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA APPROVED! Apply for funding now! Gain a broader perspective of innovative partnerships. Participants will gain tools by assessing the needs of the community to... Read more
Oct 10

Outdoors In

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA AND GOVERNMENT APPROVED! Apply for funding now! “Connecting Open Minds to Nature” is what Outdoors In is all about. In this workshop, you will... Read more
Oct 15

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder

October 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Explore the challenges, tips, and strategies for both parents and caregivers at school, afterschool programs, and home through this conversation style workshop. Our focus is... Read more
Oct 17

Child Safe Street Smarts

October 17, 2019 @ 5:30pm to 7:30pm
ELCC & Community Development
One of Child Safe's most respected courses is available for children ages 6-12 years old. Throughout this two-hour interactive workshop, students will be introduced to... Read more
Oct 22

Prevent It! Stopping Child Sexual Abuse

October 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
This workshop is useful for all adults, especially those seeking training for staff and volunteers in the prevention of child sexual abuse, needing to respond... Read more
Nov 07

Providing Purpose & Motivation for All

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA APPROVED! Apply for funding now! It's time to figure out why we do what we do. Join us as we build common language for... Read more
Nov 20

The Power of Oral Storytelling

November 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA APPROVED! Apply for funding now! Research shows that we as humans learn best through stories. This session will provide an overview of some of... Read more
Nov 23

Mini Me Yoga

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Participants will understand how to engage & encourage children to learn yoga at their own pace and have FUN during the process. Participants will actively move... Read more
Nov 27

The Why and How of Loose Parts Play

November 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Join us as we learn about both the theory behind loose parts play, as well as the practical application of loose parts in your child... Read more
Nov 30

Child Care First Aid

November 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Join our First Aid Specialist for our ONE DAY full certification and re-certification Child Care First Aid course designed for child care educators. Click here... Read more
Dec 03

Building Community

December 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA APPROVED! Apply for funding now! This workshop will focus on how to support children with disabilities to have purpose in their days rather than... Read more
Dec 05

Ask The Expert

December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA APPROVED! Apply for funding now! The time is now! We all bring value to the childcare field. This session will allow you to shine... Read more
Dec 09

Conversation Cafe

December 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Join us in watching 10 inspiring and educational youtube videos, posted on our Facebook - ELCC and Community Development Education Centre, and have an engaging... Read more
Jan 13

When Consequences Don’t Work

January 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
In this workshop, we will look at the differences between logical & natural consequences, discuss why some consequences don't work and consider some positive re-enforcers... Read more
Jan 16

Literacy Programming in School Age Care

January 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Learn how to create effective literacy programs and centres in your School Age Program, as well as some fun ideas of literacy-based projects that kids... Read more
Feb 01

Child Safe – Chill Out

February 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Worry can be the cause of significant challenges with health, friends, school, and family. Do ANY of the following sound like your child? Dislikes new... Read more
Feb 08

Child Care First Aid

February 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Join our certified specialist for a ONE DAY full certification and recertification first aid course designed for child care professionals. Participants who need recertification must... Read more
Feb 13

Mini Me Yoga – Explorers

February 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
This session will explore mindfulness, yoga, and emotional management tools while creating 15 fun yoga classes for children using games and exercises designed to make... Read more
Feb 29

High Five Quest 2

February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
What is it?  A one day training which teaches supervisors how to identify and manage risk as well as improve program quality through the use... Read more
Mar 11

Communication, Engagement & Play for All Children

March 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Join us as we discuss how to support children with unique and diverse challenges to engage in play, whether that be diversity in physical abilities,... Read more
Apr 14

Prevent It! Taking Action to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

April 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
This workshop is useful for all adults, especially those seeking training for staff and volunteers in the prevention of child sexual abuse, needing to respond... Read more
Apr 15

Helping Kids Code

April 15, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
This workshop will get educators excited about coding as they learn to create opportunities to introduce new tools into their program! The facilitator will cover... Read more
Apr 20

Friendships: Understanding and Influencing 10-14 year olds into making positive choices

April 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Are you concerned about your child, their friends, their choices, when to intervene, and when to step back? These questions will be explored and the... Read more
May 09

Child Safe – Home Alone

May 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
An interactive safety training course for youth ages 10+ but siblings grade one and up should also register and attend. Children under 10 years of... Read more
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ELCC & Community Development invites you to submit a proposal to present to the school age care community.

We aren’t just looking for “experts”; we want people with stories and experiences to share! School age care teams, educators, parents, researchers, agencies and community builders are all encouraged to present. If you haven’t presented a professional development event, don’t worry – we can help every step of the way.

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We can help you revitalize your program in areas such as programming, leadership, staff morale, policy building, customized professional development or creating a successful business growth plan.

Our goal is to help raise the quality of the Early Childhood Education industry in Alberta. Contact us to help make your program more professional, profitable, and exciting for your families and staff.
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