Early Childhood Education Resource Consulting - 956
This post-diploma program provides Early Childhood Education graduates with the training required to work with preschool children with exceptionalities. The curriculum focuses on inclusive practices, assessment and programming, and community collaboration techniques. Additionally, two field placements enhance student learning experiences.
Graduates will be qualified to become Resource Teachers as defined by the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA).
To review admission requirements for this program, and to apply, please view the Admission & Registrations tab.
Admission & Registration
Applicants to the program must been the following minimum requirements:
- Submit an Official Ontario ECE Diploma, transcript, or recognized equivalent. All applicants who do not meet the academic eligibility requirements for this program may contact the College of ECEs (opens new window) to have their academic history and work experience assessed for recognized equivalency.
- Attend Program Orientation in September
Date and details to follow once offers have been accepted.
- Previous experience working with children with special needs.
- Registration with the College of ECEs (opens new window).
- Computer skills (e.g. word processing, data management, internet access) Students should be familiar with computers, word processing, and email based systems prior to considering an online delivery option. To upgrade computer skills, consider a CE introductory 'Computer Basics' course or a Learning Support Centre workshop before applying.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Community Services and Support.
Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course.
Visit the Textbooks page for information on ordering your course materials.
A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|Register||EDUCRT001||Resource Teaching Introduction||42.00|
|N/A||HMNSRT011||Individual Development Planning 1||42.00|
|N/A||HMNSRT031||Working With Families||42.00|
|Register||HMNSRT041||Individual Developmental Planning 2||42.00|
|Register||HMNSRT061||Advocacy In The School And Community||42.00|
|Register||WORKRT021||ECE Resource Field Practicum 1||105.00|
|Register||WORKRT051||ECE Resource Field Practicum 2||105.00|
The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.
|Course Code||Course Name||
(May to Aug)
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
|EDUCRT001||Introduction to Resource Teaching||MyCanvas||MyCanvas||MyCanvas|
|HMNSRT011||Individual Development Planning 1||MyCanvas||MyCanvas|
|HMNSRT031||Working with Families||MyCanvas|
|HMNSRT041||Individual Developmental Planning 2||MyCanvas|
|HMNSRT061||Advocacy in the School and Community||MyCanvas|
|WORKRT021||Field Practicum 1||FieldWork||FieldWork|
|WORKRT051||Field Practicum 2||FieldWork||FieldWork|
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Courses are delivered over a set time period and are led by instructors. Most courses do not require that you be online at a certain time of day or night, but that you are active in the course during the schedule. There are scheduled start and end dates and you cannot start courses late nor finish early.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.
Mohawk offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies**: Students that graduate from any of the following Ontario College Diploma (Intensive) , and Ontario College Diploma programs are eligible to enroll into the Early Childhood Resource Consulting program:
View the pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices.
The Early Childhood Education Resource Teacher program can lead to exciting career opportunities!
- Resource Teachers
- Resource Consultants
- Support Facilitators
- Childcare Agencies
- Municipal, Non-Profit or Private Day Care Centres
- Nursery Schools and Cooperative Preschools
- Parent-child Drop-In Centres
- Professional Resource Centres
- Hospital Programs and Playrooms
- District School Boards
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