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ECE Workshops for
Early Years Professionals 

Professional Development opportunities for Early Childhood Educators, family child care providers and students to learn new strategies, techniques and tools that support quality child care experiences for children and families.

Deconstructing Circle Times ECE Workshop

Deconstructing Circle Times

What does circle time mean to you? Come and explore all the different possibilities that group time can offer. Learn how to incorporate science, math and dramatic play experiences, embrace emergent learning opportunities, transition ideas, and build resources.

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Fostering Program and Family Connections

Fostering Program and Family Connections

Creating opportunities and experiences that bring program staff and families together is very important. Discover how to create a welcoming, nurturing environment. Learn how to host family fun events, brainstorm interactive documentation opportunities and celebrate daily activities with open consistent communication.

Incorporating Rough and Tumble Play into Childcare Programs

​Incorporating Rough and Tumble Play into Childcare Programs

During this workshop you will gain a better understanding of how to incorporate elements of safe risk play into early years environments. Review strategies and ideas for including rough and tumble and super hero play into early childhood education curriculum.

Connections to Nature ECE Workshop

Connections to Nature

How do you support connections to nature in early years programs? Explore hands-on learning opportunities inspired by nature that can be created within your own program space. Discover how providing positive experiences for children in nature can have an effect on their overall development.

Setting Up ECE Environments for Success

Setting Up ECE Environments for Success

Inspiration comes in many forms. Discover how to offer opportunities for children and families to explore your learning environment. How can we as educators bring nature into our spaces, include recyclable materials in our room set up, create everything from quiet areas that support emotional development to messy sensory fun. Have you ever tried putting together a construction zone for large motor play? We will also discuss evaluating your program and potential changes that could be made to layouts as well as recognizing the important role documentation plays in ECE programs.

Engaging Program Activities and Experiences For Infants and Toddlers

Engaging Program Activities and Experiences For Infants and Toddlers

Incorporating new activities and experiences based on children’s interests and needs can be a challenge in Infant Toddler settings. Discover how one source of inspiration can inspire activities in your program. Learn great ideas for adding interactive, creative hands on learning opportunities for Infants and Toddlers.

What Does Classroom Management Mean to You

What Does Classroom Management Mean to You?

Discover strategies for developing a nurturing, democratic classroom culture. Engage children in learning how to navigate peer-to-peer situations, negotiate, problem solve and develop critical thinking. Learn how to create an environment that supports social-emotional development through connection to help provide opportunities for children to gain independence.

Exploring Seasonal Gardening ECE Workshop

Exploring Seasonal Gardening

Discover a wide variety of ideas for indoor and outdoor planting, developing insect-friendly garden spaces, container garden options, and incorporating vegetable patches into program outdoor spaces. Join me as we look at creating invitations to play that showcase the growing process, the incorporation of recycled materials, shade and full-sun gardens and the beauty of nature. 

Messy Art ECE Workshop

Messy Art

Celebrate creativity by exposing children to a variety of mediums, tools and materials through open-ended art activities. Learn how to provide children with experiences that support inclusion and a diversity of developmental needs. This can all be possible through hands-on art situations. Discover the important role that documentation and display play in our programs for children and families when showcasing art experiences.

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Introduction to Emergent Curriculum

How do you include children’s thoughts, interests and ideas into your program planning? Discover strategies for incorporating emergent curriculum opportunities into your daily practice. Also learn how to use observation, documentation and the Early Learning Framework to assist educators in providing engaging, reflective learning experiences for children and families.

Invitation to Play ECE Workshop

Invitation to Play

Join me in discovering the value and importance of provocations—we as educators can support child development by following the children’s interests as we create environments and experiences for children to explore.

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Past Workshops and Events

Facilitated by Inspired ECE

Abbotsford CCRR


Abbotsford Child Care Resource and Referral Program


Atira Women's Resource Society Willow Child Care Centre


Bright Eyes Academy


Burnaby YMCA Child Care Resource and Referral Program


Burns Lake Families Early Childhood Development Committee


Child Care Options CCRR 


Children Heart of the Matter Conference


Chilliwack CCRR


Coquitlam YMCA Child Care Resource and Referral Program


Creative Kids Learn Centre Inc


Dawson Creek CCRR


Early Learning Childcare Center


ECD Conference Squamish B.C.

Golden Star Daycare 

Jidder Bug Child Care


Kids & Company


Kuddles Early Learning Center Ltd
 

Langley CCRR
 

Little Scholars Academy
 

New Hope Child Care
 

North Shore Child Care Resource and Referral Program
 

North Shore ECEBC Conference at Capilano University
 

Manitoba Child Care Association Conference
 

Mission CCRR
 

Morrow Avenue Child Care
 

Mount Pleasant Community Association 
 

Oak Bank Kid's Corner Co-op Inc
 

Olive Grove Child Care Ltd
 

Parent Participation Preschool Association

Preschool Promenade Conference

RHS Child Care


Richmond Child Care Resource and Referral Program


School District 57 Prince George


Shining Stars Early Childhood Centre
Sprott Shaw College


Squamish Child Care Resource and Referral Program  


St. Barnabas Daycare Society
 

Stolo Nation 


Sunshine Coast CCRR
 

Sweet Peas Cottage Ltd
 

Tiny Hoppers Early Learning Centres
 

Vancouver Society of Children's Centres
 

West Coast Child Care Resource and Referral Program
 

West Kootenay CCRR
 

YMCA Northern BC