College of Early Childhood Educators

The College of Early Childhood Educators (College) regulates and governs Ontario's Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECEs) in the public interest.

The College is the only professional self-regulatory body for early childhood education in Canada.

The College regulates the profession of early childhood education by establishing and enforcing:  ​

  • Registration requirements.
  • Ethical and professional standards for RECEs.
  • Requirements for continuous professional learning; and
  • Complaints and discipline process for professional misconduct, incompetence, and incapacity.