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.

 

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

Check Out Our Event Streams & Workshop Opportunities
Contact us today to book your next personal or team based Professional Development opportunity . All workshops are government approved for PD Funding and Release Time Funding. Inquries can be sent to professional_development@toppkids.com . Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Upcoming Events
Mar 09

IGNITE! School Age Care Conference.

March 9, 2024 @ 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Deerfoot Inn
CANADA'S LARGEST SCHOOL AGE CARE CONFERENCE   Join over 350 Early Learning Educators for a day of networking, learning, and inspiration: workshops, inspiring keynotes, and... Read more
Mar 23

Child Care First Aid

March 23, 2024 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TK Head Office
If you require a recertification OR full certification for Child Care First Aid/CPR - Register now for a ONE-DAY ONLY training! All team members are... Read more
May 25

TOPP KIDS AWARDS NIGHT

May 25, 2024 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Awards Dinner & Event)
Hotel Arts
TOPP KIDS AWARDS Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for the nominees for all our TK Awards this year! We are... Read more
Jun 30

TK State Report 2020

June 30, 2025
CHECK IT OUT HERE!
Over the last few years, TOPP KIDS has been a training ground for many practicum students from Bow Valley College, Mount Royal University, Portage College,... Read more
Jun 30

TOPP KIDS FOUNDATION

June 30, 2025
425 78th Avenue SW
Our newest addition, the TOPP KIDS Foundation was established in 2022 as a Private Non-Profit focused on providing quality, accessible, and affordable child care and... Read more
Jan 15

TK MERCH SHOP

January 15, 2028
TK Merch Shop
Get all your favorite TK gear at the TOPP KIDS MERCH SHOP and help support TK programs across the province.   All proceeds from your... Read more
Mar 01

New TOPP KIDS Promo Video

March 1, 2030
youtube
Check out our newest promotional video for TOPP KIDS Out Of School Clubs! https://youtu.be/rwkVUkfJSc0 Read more
Premiere Events
A Look At Some Of Our Past Events

Attended and ELCC Event? Continue your learning through reflection and commitment to practice. Please submit a Reflection Form

TOPP KIDS Out of School Clubs
Events
loader
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.

Apply Here
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 sector in Alberta. Contact us to help make your program more professional, profitable, and exciting for your families and staff.
Get Started