Course Outline

Referenced Text Books
Measuring Performance.  Barbara Elliott
School-Age Care: Theory and Practice. Steve Musson
Environment Rating Scales.  Thelma Harms & Richard Clifford
Designs for Living and Learning. Deb Curtis and Margie Carter
Beautiful Stuff! Cathy Weisman Topal and Lella Gandini

Referenced Websites & Resources
Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario
Child Care Human Resources Sector Council
The College of Early Childhood Educators
Home Child Care Association
Ontario Ministry of Education
Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services
Canadian Child Care Federation
Day Nurseries Act for Child Care Supervisors
Who is your Local MPP?

For Advocacy "Hot Topics", read:

Referenced Videos
We Value Children
Quality Child Care
The Rights of a Child
Barbara Coloroso - Her Philosophy

Related Articles
Occupational Standards for Early Childhood Educators
AECEO Membership Form
AECEO Code of Ethics
CCCF Code of Ethics
Ethical Dilemmas
What is the Difference between AECEO and the College of ECE
Occupational Standards for Early Childhood Educators
Full Day Learning Document
Day Nurseries Act
The Rights of a Child (wallet card)
Examples of Philosophy Statements
Full Day Kindergarten

Names you should know
Charles Pascal

Just for FUN
Survey of Character Strengths
2012 ECE Class:
Policy, Legislation and Advocacy
Study your present situation thoroughly.

Go over in your imagination the various
courses of actions possible to you.
Visualize the consequences which can
follow from each course.

Pick out the course that gives you the most
promise, and go ahead.

Many successful people use this skill of
mental visualization. They mentally run
through important events before they

Picture yourself in your mind's eye as
already having achieved your goal. See
after you've reached your goal.

You can put your subconscious to work
towards making your mental pictures come

Go over your day in your imagination
before you begin it. You can begin acting
successfully at any moment.

See the things you want as already yours.
Think of them as yours, as already in your

You can see your future with a vision.

And live your dreams.