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
Jan 13

When Consequences Don’t Work

January 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA & Government Approved! CDAs, CDWs, CDSs apply for funding! In this workshop, we will look at the differences between logical & natural consequences, discuss... Read more
Jan 16

Literacy Programming in School Age Care

January 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA & Government approved! CDAs, CDWs, CDSs apply for funding! Learn how to create effective literacy programs and centres in your School Age Program, as... Read more
Feb 01

Child Safe – Chill Out

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm to 4:00 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 11

Artful: Increasing Children’s Engagement in Creative Art Making

February 11, 2020 @ 6:30pm to 8:30pm
ELCC and Community Development
AECEA & Gov't APPROVED! Apply for funding now! In this hands-on workshop, we will use various art materials to learn and explore techniques that engage... Read more
Feb 18

Move & Play Through Physical Literacy

February 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5918 3 Street SW
AECEA & Government APPROVED! CDAs, CDWs, CDS apply for funding now! Be Fit For Life will introduce and review physical literacy and explore why it... Read more
Feb 25

Mini Me Yoga – Explorers

February 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
Government approved! CDAs & CDWs apply for funding! This session will explore mindfulness, yoga, and emotional management tools while creating 15 fun yoga classes for... Read more
Feb 29

HIGH FIVE: Principles of Healthy Child Development

February 29, 2020 @ 9:00am - 3:00pm
ELCC and Community Development
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
Mar 02

Loose Parts Play: The Role of the Educator

March 2, 2020 @ 6:30pm to 8:30pm
ELCC and Community Development
AECEA & Gov't APPROVED! Apply for funding now! In this hands-on session, we will explore the joys, possibilities, and challenges that exist with loose parts... Read more
Mar 11

Communication, Engagement & Play for All Children

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

High Five Quest 2

March 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
GOVERNMENT APPROVED! CDAs & CDWs apply for funding now! What is it?  A one day training which teaches supervisors how to identify and manage risk... Read more
Mar 17

Caring For Children: The Impact on You!

March 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5918 3 Street SW
AECEA & Government APPROVED FUNDING! CDAs, CDWs, CDSs apply for funding! Carya will discuss how caring for children is an activity that needs to be balanced with your... Read more
Mar 31

Challenging Behaviours: Interactive Workshop for Educators in School Age Care

March 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA & Gov't APPROVED! Apply for funding now! This session focus on providing ideas to help caregivers feel confident in handling on challenging behaviours that... Read more
Apr 02

Cultivating Culture: processes to advancing practices

April 2, 2020 @ 6:00-9:00pm
5918 3 Street SW
AECEA & Accreditation Funding Approved!   New Research, curriculum frameworks, & emerging ways of knowing is causing change to early learning programs & practices. Change... Read more
Apr 02

Combined April 2 & 3, 2020: Beverlie Dietze workshops

April 2, 2020 @ 6:00pm-3:00pm
5918 3 Street SW
AECEA & Accreditation Funding Approved! Cultivating Culture: processes to advancing practices April 2, 2020 6:00pm-9:00pm New Research, curriculum frameworks, & emerging ways of knowing is... Read more
Apr 03

Bringing Philosophy Statements Alive!

April 3, 2020 @ 9:00-3:00pm
5918 3 Street SW
AECEA Approved! CDS's Apply for Funding! Philosophy statements are more than statements in staff and family handbooks. Personal and program philosophies are interrelated to a... Read more
Apr 04

Observation & Pedagogical Documentation in School Age

April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA & GOV APPROVED! CDAs, CDWs & CDSApply for funding now! Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how observation and pedagogical documentation are intricately... Read more
Apr 15

Helping Kids Code

April 15, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA & GOV'T APPROVED! CDAs, CDWs, CDSs apply for funding now! This workshop will get educators excited about coding as they learn to create opportunities... 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
AECEA & Government Approved! CDAs, CDWs, CDSs apply for funding! Are you concerned about your child, their friends, their choices, when to intervene, and when... Read more
Apr 21

Prevent It! Taking Action to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

April 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
FREE! This workshop is useful for all adults, especially those seeking training for staff and volunteers in the prevention of child sexual abuse, needing to... Read more
May 07

Learning STEM Through Play

May 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ELCC & Community Development
AECEA & GOV APPROVED! CDAs, CDWs & CDS apply for funding now! The goal of this workshop is to support educators in understanding the philosophy... Read more
May 09

Child Safe – Home Alone

May 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm to 4:00 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
Jun 08

Conversation Cafe

June 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ELCC & Community Development
FREE! Feeling lonely in leadership? Looking to re-ignite and spark your passion? Come join members in the ECE & School Age Community to discuss hot... 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.

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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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