Early Childhood Educator - Resource Consulting

year Program


This online graduate certificate (7 course) program has been designed to meet the needs of individuals who have already received their Early Childhood Education Diploma (or equivalency granted by the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario, AECEO), and who wish to pursue professional specialization. It provides early childhood educators with the knowledge and techniques necessary to promote the inclusion of children with identified barriers to learning. The RTI online part-time program emphasizes the ability of the adult learner to plan and carry out a professional course of study. The learning process is aimed at developing competent professional members of a transdisciplinary team. Faculty act as resource persons to facilitate the student’s progress through the program. Field work experiences take place in integrated settings, with families and community agencies and are a required component of the certificate program.

Note: Students have up to 7 years to complete all requirements.

Must have completed an Early Childhood Education Diploma (or equivalency granted by the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario, AECEO)

We recommend that you use a computer to complete the online registration process as you may encounter an error if using a device such as a phone or tablet. If you have already encountered an error when registering please contact us:

Admissions Office

Continuing Education Office

705.474.7600 ext. 5123

705.474.7600 ext. 5601 

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Access the ERC Course Completion Guide to track your program progress and ensure you meet pre-requisite courses before registering.  Click the link to download the guide

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.