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
Nov 20

Social & Emotional Learning In School Age Programs

November 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
During this interactive workshop, participants will strengthen their understanding of the term 'mental health‘, how a child's brain develops and how this translates into social... Read more
Nov 22

YES Super Camps at TOPP KIDS

November 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Copperfield School -54 Copperstone Rd SE Calgary Alberta
Parent Seminar: Support Your Young Entrepreneur YES Super Camps and TOPP KIDS have joined forces to bring Entrepreneurship and financial life skills to the participants... Read more
Nov 29

Deconstructing Gender Identity

November 29, 2018 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
An Honest Talk on Gender Identification in Child Development.   The truth beneath all of people’s inner complexities and societal expectations is that we all... Read more
Dec 04

CREATE using S.T.E.A.M. & Loose Parts

December 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Join us for this interactive workshop, participants will learn about the S.T.E.A.M. process and Loose Parts Play concepts and the practical application of both in... Read more
Dec 10

Literacy Programming In School Age Care

December 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Learn how to create effective literacy programs and centers in your School Age Program, as well as some fun ideas of literacy based projects that... Read more
Dec 18

Building Positive Parent Interactions – Foster the “FAMILY” feel

December 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Building the gap between home and school begins with establishing strong communication, which is essential for ensuring optimal holistic growth in children. Strong communication strengthens... Read more
Jan 12

HIGH FIVE: Quest 2 Training

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
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 of... Read more
Jan 15

Give Them A BOOST – Kindergarten Curriculum & Best Practices

January 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Information for this workshop coming soon! CLICK HERE for a printable poster for your staff board. Read more
Jan 26

Being a Mentor In School-Age Care

January 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
2019 SACDA School Age Conference - Deerfoot Inn
Being a mentor is key in when working with school-age children. Learn how simple it can be to make a difference in a child’s life... Read more
Jan 26

January 26, 2019 @ 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm
2019 SACDA School Age Conference - Deerfoot Inn
Look inside, look around, look outside. Define your team’s vision and create practices that foster your company’s culture. In this session we will evaluate your... Read more
Feb 06

Physical Literacy Summit for School Age Care

February 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
We would like to invite you to join us as we network and share your ideas, successes and current Physical Literacy programming with other School... Read more
Feb 07

Artistic Expression Summit for School Age Care

February 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
We would like to invite you to join us as we network and share your ideas, successes and current Artistic Expression programming with other School... Read more
Feb 09

Childcare First Aid- Red Cross Certified.

February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Join our certified First Aid specialist for a ONE DAY full certification and re-certification course designed for school age care groups. Participants who need re-certification must bring... Read more
Feb 12

70 Ways to Motivate Employees!

February 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Why is motivating your employees is so important!? Learn creative ways to excite, ignite, re spark those your employees passion for the industry! Learn to... Read more
Feb 13

Multiculturalism Summit for School Age Care

February 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
We would like to invite you to join us as we network and share your ideas, successes and current Multi-Cultural programming with other School Age... Read more
Feb 19

Dare To Care: Bullying Prevention

February 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am- 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
While conflict is a normal part of life...bullying is NOT and should NEVER be tolerated in any environment.  #KnowTheDifference Dare to Care is a unique... Read more
Feb 26

Professionalism in the Workplace

February 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
The care of a group of children is a serious responsibility that requires employees who are dedicated to performing their job with the utmost professionalism.... Read more
Mar 07

Kids have Stress too!

March 7, 2019 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
In this workshop we discuss typical childhood stressors, excessive activities, inadequate age appropriate play time and whether children are too involved in adult concerns. Strategies... Read more
Apr 18

Get Outside & Play!

April 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
"Play is the work of the child", and one of our key roles as educators is to create spaces that allow unstructured play that stimulates... Read more
Apr 23

Child Abuse & Early Intervention

April 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Statistics Canada reports that one out of every three Canadians has experienced child abuse prior to age 16. Prolonged exposure to traumatic events, such as... Read more
May 07

Leading Successful Field-Trips & Community Adventures

May 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am -12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development Education Centre
Calling all Afterschool Professionals! Out-trips are a ton of fun and a helpful way to build leadership and citizenship with youth, but is your program... Read more
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
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ELCC & Community Development invites you to submit a proposal to present to the school age care community.

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.

School Age Care Consulting

School Age Care Consulting

Let us help your school age care program reach it’s fullest potential!

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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