Your voice matters. It's tough to stress just how important it is for you, as an ECE, to support your provincial association and have a voice on issues of importance to you. We depend on the size and strength of our membership to allow us to engage, plan and advocate for system changes and further public investment in the ELCC sector.


Posted: 17 April, 2023
Category: Government Updates

Children's Services launches additional technical briefings on the Cost Control Framework and For-Profit Expansion Plan Technical Briefings. VIEW THE LETTER

Posted: 14 April, 2023
Category: Professional Development

Are you currently employed in the child care field?

Posted: 13 April, 2023
Category: Articles

The Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation (CCLF) has launched 

Posted: 5 April, 2023
Category: Reports and Briefs

In fall 2022, the Muttart Foundation in partnership with the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta and the Alberta Leaders Caucus sponsored a series of focus group discussions with certified early childhood educators…

Posted: 3 April, 2023
Category: Articles

Advocates say Alberta needs to improve compensation for early childhood educators so they stay in the system at the same time the number of spaces is expanding dramatically under the federal government's plan for $10-a-day child care. 

Posted: 3 April, 2023
Category: Updates and Announcements, Conferences

AECEA is excited to announce that award nominations are now open. Please see below for information on 2023's awards and nominate someone today!

Posted: 16 March, 2023
Category: Wages and Benefits

On March 15, 2023 the wage grid research team presented in an AECEA Connect session to share their recommendations for a wage grid for Alberta ECEs and for the next step will be engaging with ECEs, progra

Posted: 14 March, 2023
Category: Professional Development

Early Childhood Education Leadership Development Certificate New 1-year certificate starting in September 2023 at Red Deer Polytechnic! 

Posted: 27 February, 2023
Category: Reports and Briefs

"Over the past twelve months, a research team representing the Community-University Partnership (CUP), the Evaluation Capacity Network (ECN), and the Edmonton Council for Early Learning and Care (ECELC) has been working with the…

Posted: 1 February, 2023
Category: Conferences

AECEA's Essential Pieces conference is back! For 2023, the conference will be virtual in order to allow early childhood educators province-wide the ability to attend. Stay tuned for more information!