Are trained to teach across the grades and across the continuum of learning.
Understand how Kindergarten program expectations link to later elementary grades.
Have ultimate responsibility for evaluation and reporting.
Graduate from university and a faculty of education.
Are registered with the Ontario College of Teachers.
DESIGNATED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS
Have a specialized focus on the learning needs of young children aged birth to five.
Study child development, socio-emotional skills and developmental psychology.
Have knowledge of developmentally-appropriate practice for play-based inquiry learning.
Graduate from community college or university.
Are registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators.