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.


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


  • Tuition: TBD
  • 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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