Early Childhood Education


There is an increased demand for qualified early childhood educators. Get the skills you need to start a rewarding career working with young children. This evening and weekend activity-based program is taught using a holistic approach in which the stages of a child’s developmental growth are emphasized including cognitive skills and socio-emotional development. Graduates of our program find careers working in partnership with teachers in kindergarten classrooms across Ontario, as well as other early learning environments.

Start Date

September 1, 2020


Evenings and weekends

Program/Course length

2 years


Sault College

Admission Requirements

  1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma, equivalent, or mature student test
  2. ENG4C/ENG4U


Semester 1

  • CMM 110 College Communication Skills
  • ED 124 Healthy Foundations in ECE
  • ED 130 Teaching Methods I in ECE
  • ED 134 Creative Expression
  • ED 135 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • PSY 128 Intro to the Psychology of Early Learning
  • ED 141 Introduction to Human Relations

Semester 2

  • ED 131 Teaching Methods II in ECE
  • ED 132 Language and Literacy
  • ED 136 Field Practice II
  • ED 137 Integrated Seminar II
  • HSC 104 Child and Adolescent Development Part I
  • GAS 103 What in the World is Going On?

Semester 3

  • ED 223 Teaching Methods III
  • ED 270 School Age Child Care and Programming
  • ED 274 Children with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings
  • ED 286 Field Practice III
  • ED 287 Integrated Seminar III
  • GEN 100 Global Citizenship

Semester 4

  • CMM 225 Human Services Communication
  • ED 213 Infant Toddler Care
  • ED 247 Teaching Methods IV in ECE
  • ED 285 Building Partnerships in Early Childhood Settings
  • ED 288 Quality Assurance in Early Childhood Settings
  • ED 289 Field Practice IV
  • ED 290 Integrated Seminar IV


  • Year 1 Tuition: $3,455.20
  • Year 2 Tuition: $3,390.20 (estimated)
  • Textbooks: TBD

Funding Opportunities

Learn about available funding and grants by visiting the Ontario ECE Grants website.

For more information, contact a program coordinator:

Rhonda Miller
(807) 468-3096

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