Where to train to become an Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)
Education and training to become an RECE is available from various universities and colleges. For example, St. Clair College, in Chatham, offers the Early Childhood Education diploma program. The college also works with local employers to get you an ECE work placement and offers the Work Study Program to gain additional work experience.
To learn more about what you will learn in Early Childhood Education Courses and which colleges offer RECE training, go to the Ontario Colleges website.
You can apply for financial assistance to help cover costs:
ECE Education Grant
St. Clair College Scholarship and Bursaries
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
Leadership Certification Grant – For continuing education in the ECE field
Applying for grants
Watch this YouTube video for assistance in applying for these grants: