- Program Description
- Program of Studies / Mandatory Courses
- Admission and Registration
- Learning Outcomes
- Next Steps
- Frequently Asked Questions
- College Resources
- Program Contact
This post-diploma program provides Early Childhood Education graduates with the training required to work with preschool children with exceptionalities. The curriculum focuses on inclusive practices, assessment and programming, and community collaboration techniques. Additionally, two field placements enhance student learning experiences.
Graduates will be qualified to become Resource Teachers as defined by the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA).
Admission and Registration
- An Official Ontario ECE Diploma, transcript, or recognized equivalent. If you do not meet this academic requirement, you may contact the College of ECEs (opens in new window) to have your academic history and work experience assessed for recognized equivalency.
- Previous experience working with children with special needs is recommended, but not required.
- Registration with the College of ECEs (opens in new window) is recommended, but not required
This program is recognized by the Ontario ECE Grants Program. To learn more or to determine eligibility for the Ontario ECE Grant funding, please visit the ECE Grants webpage (opens in new window). If you are eligible for ECE Grant funding and have been accepted into the Early Childhood Education program at Mohawk College, please contact our office for assistance with course registration.
Mohawk Pathways offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies. Students that graduate from any of the following programs are eligible to enroll in the Early Childhood Resource Consulting program:
View the pathways map (PDF) which shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices. Equivalences and/or course exemptions may apply. Prerequisite courses and/or minimum averages may be required.
- Resource Teachers
- Resource Consultants
- Support Facilitators
Industries of Employment
- Childcare Agencies
- Municipal, Non-Profit or Private Day Care Centres
- Nursery Schools and Cooperative Preschools
- Parent-child Drop-In Centres
- Professional Resource Centres
- Hospital Programs and Playrooms
- District School Boards
- Special Needs Resource Agencies
For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).
Wait for your application to be approved. Once approved, you can select and register for your courses. You must attend a Program Orientation session, details will follow once offers have been accepted.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
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