EMPOWER THE FUTURE.
MAKE AN IMPACT.

As Red River Métis people, it's up to us to shape the future of our community. Pursuing a career as an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Métis kids, their families, and our Métis culture.

DISCOVER A REWARDING CAREER AS AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR (ECE)

If you enjoy working with children, have a passion for education, and are looking for a rewarding workplace with opportunities for growth and advancement, becoming an ECE just might be the career for you!

WE'RE COMMITTED TO OUR FUTURE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS

Red River Métis ECEs are needed and in demand, and so the Manitoba Métis Federation has taken it upon themselves to educate our Citizens to becoming quality Early Childhood Educators with a possible future in one of our Red River Métis focused Child care centres.

"Working with kids every day is the most rewarding thing..."

Many who enter the field of early childhood education see this profession as their
calling, making a positive impact on both individual lives and their communities.
It could be yours, too.

TAKE THE FIRST STEP INTO THE ELCC FIELD AND YOUR FUTURE!

Begin your journey once you've turned 18 by getting your Child Care Assistant Certificate. This 40-hour course is required within your first year of working at a child care centre and is delivered through numerous institutions including Louis Riel Vocational College. Red River Métis students receive financial support."

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR II (ECE II)

ECEs are qualified professionals with specialized education and training credentials. Most programs are eighteen months and are offered by a number of preferred and approved Manitoba Educational Institutions. See below for Manitoba Métis Federation preferred list.

ADVANCE YOUR CAREER BY GETTING YOUR ECE III

Contact us to learn more about what we can offer our Red River Métis students seeking their ECE III.

EARN YOUR CHILD CARE QUALIFICATIONS WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE MANITOBA MÉTIS FEDERATION - ALL PROGRAMS CAN BE FULLY FUNDED FOR MÉTIS STUDENTS

We're not only here to help you plan the start of your career journey, we can help you advance it! Contact us if you're ready to take your next level of qualification.

CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE AND START
YOUR JOURNEY TO A REWARDING CAREER

Below are the preferred providers offering the three levels of Certification.

  1. Louis Riel Vocational College - Forty hour course for Child Care Assistants and Home Child Care Provders
  2. Louis Riel Vocational College - Indigenous Focused Early Childhood Education (ECE II)
  3. Assiniboine Community College - Early Childhood Education (ECE II) (ECE III)

For more information on entering the ELCC field in Manitoba, visit the Government of Manitoba's Education and Early Childhood page. Or contact us directly at elcc@mmf.mb.ca.

B300-150 Henry Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 0J7

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