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Posted: Mon, May 16 2022 | Category: Government Updates


As part of the Alberta-Canada Early Learning and Child Care (AC-ELCC) agreement, Children’s Services is engaging with child care sector stakeholders to explore a wide variety of topics to create a system that supports families, early…



Posted: Thu, May 12 2022 | Category: Professional Development


If you have already obtained your Level 3 Early Childhood Educator certification and you want to expand your knowledge, the Government of Alberta has recently approved five mental health courses for professional development funding (up…



Posted: Wed, May 11 2022 | Category: Articles


Child care fees on track to drop substantially in 2022 in most big cities, but not all are projected to meet targets: report



Posted: Wed, Apr 13 2022 | Category: Updates and Announcements


The Inclusive Child Care (ICC) Resource Bank is now live!  ICC is funded by Alberta Children’s Services and provides resources and supports to licensed Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) programs to successfully include children who…



Posted: Fri, Dec 17 2021 | Category: Reports and Briefs


The Government of Alberta has released its plan to reduce child care fees in Alberta by an average of 50% by early 2022. Under this plan, every family’s out-of-pocket fees will decrease, but lower-income families will not see a 50%…



Posted: Wed, Dec 8 2021 | Category: Reports and Briefs


The final report from the COVID-19 Survey AECEA conducted with the sector in October 2021 is now available!



Posted: Fri, Nov 26 2021 | Category: Government Updates


Today, the Minister of Children's Services, Rebecca Schulz, sent a letter and additional resources to program operators on the new Federal-Provincial Child Care Agreement.



Posted: Thu, Nov 18 2021 | Category: Government Updates


On November 15, 2021, Albertans received great news.



Posted: Mon, Nov 15 2021 | Category: Government Updates


A made-in-Alberta child-care deal gives the province the flexibility to meet the unique needs of Alberta families, helps drive economic recovery and supports working parents by lowering child-care fees.



Posted: Tue, Nov 9 2021 | Category: Media Release


Recently, early learning and child care programs in Alberta expressed increasing concerns about the effects of the fourth wave of COVID-19 and what the future holds for them. To better understand these concerns, AECEA conducted a…