Alex and Ani Event at Square One!

 Join us at the Alex and Ani Store at Square One on Friday December 8th from 4 pm - 7 pm as we meet community members, and inform them on CDRCP's programs and services in a fun and fashionable way!

Registering for CDRCP Workshops 101

The Quality Initiatives team at CDRCP provides innovate, inspiring, and enjoyable professional education opportunities for the Child Care and Early Years community. Many educators, and professionals in the sector participate to enhance their skills, develop new strategies, and learn best practices from topic experts and other professionals. Find out how easy it is to register and stay connected to all of the learning opportunities CDRCP has to offer!

Keep On Track

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CDRCP and Region of Peel Public Health have worked in collaboration to revamp the Keep on Track manual. The 2017 Keep on Track manual is being launched to support child care and early years administrators in accessing up-to-date and relevant health related information. The new manual can continue to be accessed through and the content will be updated by Peel Public Health.

CDRCP and Region of Peel Public Health are committed to our continued partnership to provide the community with relevant and current health related information.  

Resource List:

Section 1

Health Records and Requirements for Staff

Immunization and Health Information for Child Care Centres:

Section 2

Infection Control, Outbreak and Illness Management in Child Care Centres
(cleaning, disinfection, outbreak response, childhood illness and exclusion criteria, posters)

Section 3

Food Safety & Food Handler Certification

Water (drinking water & recreational water)

Section 4

Feeding Healthy Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers

Section 5

Health and Safety

Injury Prevention

Burns and Scalds

Car Seat Safety

Wheeled Activities

Playground Safety

Section 6

Children And Families Needing Special Help

Section 7

Dental, Hearing, Vision, Speech/Language

Section 8

Risk Management

Resource Centre's Most Popular Items!

Are you looking for fun activities to integrate into your classroom or learning environment? The Resource Centre at CDRCP contains various materials for educators and parents to introduce to young children. With over 5000 resources available for loan it can be tricky to narrow down what resources you should borrow… Here are the top 3 most borrowed items in the Resource Centre you can borrow today! 

Reflective Practice? What’s In It for You?

Calling out all educators! Our Reflective Practice At Work series is back! If you are an experienced educator, just beginning in the early learning sector, or anywhere in-between, this series is for you. It’s essential in providing you with crucial insight and a richer understanding of your role in supporting the foundations of learning. Sometimes all we need is that little push in the right direction to reach our full potential. The Reflective Practice series will inspire educators to grow as leaders and develop their practice. 

What Does Canada Mean to You?

Did you know that Canada has a big birthday this year? This July 1st will symbolize Canada’s 150th birthday, meaning it will be 150 years since confederation where Canada officially became a country.  While we have lots of reasons to celebrate the meaning of this extra special birthday for our Home and Native land, we have turned to the community, and asked them…

Leadership Myths!

Leadership Myths

Although leadership in the workplace is often mistakenly associated with positions of authority, it is not a job title.  Leadership is a skill that anyone can possess and everyone should strive for. We each have the capacity to be leaders, and despite many of us exemplifying leadership qualities on a daily basis, we shy away from calling ourselves leaders. Why is that?

4 Things to Consider When Choosing Child Care

For many families, choosing quality child care can be very overwhelming. It is an important decision as there are so many factors to consider when leaving your child in someone else’s care. Essentially, parents need to identify their needs and become informed before they can begin considering their options.