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Early Childhood Education

Life after graduating from Early Childhood Education – Post-Basic

My name is Sammi and my college journey with Stenberg began in March 2018 with the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program. After graduating from this program as Valedictorian, I still had a strong desire to learn and decided to continue my education. I began the Early Childhood Education-Post Basic (ECE-PB) program at Stenberg in March 2019 and graduated this past…
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Why I Chose to Become an Early Childhood Educator

Like some of you, I was in a career I didn’t enjoy. I found the work unfulfilling and the environment toxic. Some days, my husband had to push me out of the house to go to work. So, I began thinking about changing careers. After some self-reflection, talking to a counsellor, and observing the teachers at our daughter’s daycare, I…
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3 Things I Learned From the Early Childhood Education Program

Since starting the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program in January, I learned more things than I could’ve ever fathomed. Our instructors, Jill Hammer and Miss Pat Bates have been so supportive throughout the course; they are our pillars of strength on the personal front. In every class, they demonstrated how the first five years are really crucial in the life…
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7 ways you can make group work easier

My first group project in the Early Childhood Educator program was about building my dream daycare. I had already started to design the daycare in my mind before my instructor informed the class that it will be a group project. I was new in the program at that moment and hadn’t interacted much with my classmates. I scanned the class…
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Meet Parinaaz

“I am a young girl who has travelled a thousand miles in order to find herself…but I am not the only one; I am just like all other international students who leave their families behind for better education and career opportunities.” Parinaaz Waraich is taking the Early Childhood Educator program at Stenberg College. Read her story…
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Reflecting

As my second practicum starts to come to a close I have been reflecting on all that I have done and learned since I started the ECE program last year.
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The Challenges of Being an ECE

In every career, there are the amazing days when you feel like you are doing exactly what you should be with your life and then there is the challenging days that make you question everything; being an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is no different.
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Early Childhood Education Practicum Prep

As a class this past week we have spent our time preparing for our first practicum, which starts on the 16th of January.
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Job Search Strategies

We have spent a majority of our time in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program talking about building ourselves into well-rounded Early Childhood Educators and what we will do once we get out in the field. This past month we started the career search strategies course on Moodle so that we will be prepared to look for work after finishing…
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My Favourite ECE Courses (So Far)

When asked what my favourite course was so far I wasn’t sure how to answer. I have many favourite courses all for different reasons.
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