Child Development Resource Connection Peel

Professional Learning

What We Do

The Professional Learning Department at CDRCP provides innovative, inspiring, and relevant learning opportunities for the Child Care and Early Years community. Educators and professionals in the sector participate to enhance their skills, develop new strategies, and learn best  practices from subject matter experts. CDRCP offers a variety of learning opportunities such as e-learning, in-person training and communities of practice. By registering for opportunities, professionals can build their capacity, stay informed and stay connected in their professional learning journeys.  

What's New

 

  • The Professional Learning Opportunities Booklet for April to June 2024 is out now! Click here to view.
  • Introducing the Early Childhood Essentials Course. Click here to register!
  • Looking for Joint Health and Safety Committee Training? Click here
  • Click below to view our on-demand and upcoming events (in-person and online)

ON-DEMAND WEBINARS (PRE-RECORDED) :

​​Let’s Explore: Children’s Learning Environments

​​Let’s Explore: Children’s Learning Environments

This webinar will explore how to set up the classroom environment to ...
Leading with Advocacy: Professionalism and Ethics for Early Childhood Leaders​

Leading with Advocacy: Professionalism and Ethics for Early Childhood Leaders​

​​Advocacy for the childcare profession begins with you! As early ...
2024 RTBP LHCC Reflection Profile Module

2024 RTBP LHCC Reflection Profile Module

2024 LCC Reflection Profile Orientation Module

2024 LCC Reflection Profile Orientation Module

Understanding Employment Agreements: Best Practices to Help Protect Your Organization to Attract and Retain Top Employees

Understanding Employment Agreements: Best Practices to Help Protect Your Organization to Attract and Retain Top Employees

School-Age & Full Day Kindergarten 2023-2024 Reflection Profile Orientation Module

School-Age & Full Day Kindergarten 2023-2024 Reflection Profile Orientation Module

Child Care Quality Presentation and Online Feedback Survey - NEW QEI

Child Care Quality Presentation and Online Feedback Survey - NEW QEI

We are excited to share with you a virtual presentation and feedback ...
Speech and Language Development – Part 3 of 3

Speech and Language Development – Part 3 of 3

The final part of this webinar will discuss Speech and Language ...
Speech and Language Development – Part 2 of 3

Speech and Language Development – Part 2 of 3

Learn hands-on speech and language strategies to use within the classroom ...
Wordless Wonders

Wordless Wonders

This webinar will share practical strategies to support diverse learners ...
Speech and Language Development – Part 1 of 3

Speech and Language Development – Part 1 of 3

In Part 1 of this webinar, participants will learn the difference between ...
Biting Hurts!

Biting Hurts!

In this webinar, participants will learn ​strategies for managing children ...
​​Let’s Explore: Children’s Learning Environments

​​Let’s Explore: Children’s Learning Environments

This webinar will explore how to set up the classroom environment to ...
Leading with Advocacy: Professionalism and Ethics for Early Childhood Leaders​

Leading with Advocacy: Professionalism and Ethics for Early Childhood Leaders​

​​Advocacy for the childcare profession begins with you! As early ...
2024 RTBP LHCC Reflection Profile Module

2024 RTBP LHCC Reflection Profile Module

2024 LCC Reflection Profile Orientation Module

2024 LCC Reflection Profile Orientation Module

Understanding Employment Agreements: Best Practices to Help Protect Your Organization to Attract and Retain Top Employees

Understanding Employment Agreements: Best Practices to Help Protect Your Organization to Attract and Retain Top Employees

School-Age & Full Day Kindergarten 2023-2024 Reflection Profile Orientation Module

School-Age & Full Day Kindergarten 2023-2024 Reflection Profile Orientation Module

Child Care Quality Presentation and Online Feedback Survey - NEW QEI

Child Care Quality Presentation and Online Feedback Survey - NEW QEI

We are excited to share with you a virtual presentation and feedback ...
Speech and Language Development – Part 3 of 3

Speech and Language Development – Part 3 of 3

The final part of this webinar will discuss Speech and Language ...
Speech and Language Development – Part 2 of 3

Speech and Language Development – Part 2 of 3

Learn hands-on speech and language strategies to use within the classroom ...
Wordless Wonders

Wordless Wonders

This webinar will share practical strategies to support diverse learners ...
Speech and Language Development – Part 1 of 3

Speech and Language Development – Part 1 of 3

In Part 1 of this webinar, participants will learn the difference between ...
Biting Hurts!

Biting Hurts!

In this webinar, participants will learn ​strategies for managing children ...

Professional Learning FAQ’s

How do I register for a Professional Learning opportunity?

Please visit our online Professional Learning Calendar to register online by using the calendar. All  Professional Learning registrations are to be completed online. PL administrative support is available over  the phone, by email [email protected], or through online CHAT during CDRCP Business Hours. For  technical issues and complex registration processes, please email [email protected] for support.

Who can I contact for additional support?

Email your question(s) to [email protected] and a member of the Professional Learning team will get  back to you within one business day. This includes the support on:  

  • Troubleshooting with accessibility (Ex. logging into your CDRCP account)
  • Resetting account password
  • Fee / Membership Inquiries 

How do I pay for a session, and what forms of payment are accepted?

Sessions are to be paid for at the time of registration via credit card on our website. If you are calling  CDRCP for support with registration, have your Canadian credit card ready for processing. Please note,  our system does not save credit card numbers, card holder name, expiry dates, or cvv digits on the back  of the card.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

If you are unable to attend a workshop or live webinar, it will result in a loss of payment. No refunds will  be provided once you are registered. Participants are welcome to send a replacement staff to take their  spot. This applies to both live webinar and in-person training sessions.  

What is the workshop arrival policy?

All sessions will begin promptly at the noted time indicated in the workshop or webinar description. Please  arrive on time to ensure you do not miss valuable information. 

What happens if the workshop/session I am registered for is cancelled?

If a session is cancelled by CDRCP due to presenter emergency or inclement weather – you will be  notified via the email we have on file, as soon as possible. The session or webinar will be re-scheduled to  a new date if possible and attendees will be notified. If you are unable to attend on the new date, or if we  are unable to re-schedule the session in a timely manner, a credit for the value paid will be issued to the  payee and valid for 3 months. 

What is an Operator Reimbursement form?

Operator Reimbursement forms allocate reimbursement of funds used for professional learning  opportunities for Region of Peel licensed childcare programs offered through CDRCP. Costs are  reimbursed to the operator of centres and are to be used for supply coverage purposes. Forms are to be  completed quarterly, 1 per program and must be submitted by the deadline(s) indicated. Requirements of  what professional learning sessions qualify are indicated on the Operator Reimbursement form itself,  sessions covered include but are not limited to Food handlers’ course, Leadership Forum, Legal Day/  Clinics, Lifelong Learning Conference and First Aid and CPR sessions offered during weekdays.  

How often are sessions released? How do I stay informed?

Professional Learning Opportunities are released in digital booklets quarterly, 4 times a year. Once the  booklet is completed, all live and in-person sessions are added to the Professional Learning Calendar  and registration is opened. To stay informed about all new learning opportunities, subscribe to our mailing  list located here.  

Helpful Resources:

Infant & Early Years Mental Health Information Sheet

In-Person Food Handler Certification Course June 2024

New Professional Learning Opportunities April – June 2024

ECE Essentials Course Package 

Webinar Feedback Form

2023 Webinar Code of Conduct

Professional Learning Reflection Form