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Child Development Supervisor Professional Development Funding

Alberta Children’s Services has provided the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta (AECEA) with $285,000 in grant funding to support eligible Child Development Supervisors (CDS’) to participate in professional development activities. Funding is available to offset fees associated with CDS attending approved post-secondary courses, workshops, and conferences that help strengthen leadership, management, pedagogical leadership, administration, and early childhood education skills and knowledge. Tuition, conference, and workshop fees will be considered under this funding program.


Funding Stream

Maximum Funding Per CDS

Funding to Disperse 19-20

Funding to Date

Post-secondary courses/programs

Up to $1500 per year


$ 98438

Workshops & conferences

Up to $200 per year


$ 114153


PD Funding Application Form 

PD Funding Fact Sheet

Reflection Form 

A reflection form must be submitted within two weeks of attending your professional development before payment is issued to your organization.