Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Graduates collaborate with early childhood professionals, community partners and families to identify, respond to and support the diverse abilities and interests of all children. Graduates develop, review and update family-centered individualized Family Service Plans (FSP) that support access to early learning programs and services, meaningful participation in these programs, optimal development and learning, and successful transitions in daily life and to new learning environments.
Graduates provide leadership through consultation, service co-ordination, case management and referral services for children living with special needs and for their families. Applying principles of adult training/education theory and practice, graduates develop and deliver strength-based training and professional development activities to families, agency/childcare centre staff and community service providers. As members of the College of Early Childhood Educators, graduates act in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice (College of Early Childhood Educators, 2017).
Note: Please do not send official transcripts by mail or fax. An electronic copy of your transcript can be emailed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your program admission form.
Students are required to complete and submit this form to indicate that the program's admission requirements have been met.
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This form must be submitted and an Admission Acceptance Letter received prior to registering for any courses.
Program Of Study
Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.
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Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Professional and Part-Time Learning office at email@example.com or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.
This program contains a field placement requirement.
For details, including paperwork submission deadlines, please visit the Field Placement Page, and for specific program-related field placement questions, please review the Early Childhood Education - Resource Consulting Field Placement FAQs.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be equipped to:
Potential career and industry options may include:
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If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.