SUDBURY – On May 21 and 22, Cambrian College is hosting the annual Early Childhood Education Coordinators' Conference at its Barrydowne campus, welcoming prominent leaders in early childhood education policy, regulation, best practices, and ethics; as well as renowned experts in teaching and learning.
- Jim Grieve, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education: Early Learning Division
- Lois Mahon, RECE; President, College of Early Childhood Educators, and professor at Cambrian College
- Jim Drennan, Ph.D.; retired Dean, (Fleming College), who brings international expertise in academic integrity
- Zeenat Janmohamed, Ph. D; Visiting Scholar at the Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development at the University of Toronto. Her latest research explores the impact of full day kindergarten and extended day programs; previous research focused on the implementation of ideas related to diversity, equity and difference in early learning environments.
The speakers will be presenting on Thursday, May 21, and the conference continues the following day. More than 60 participants from across Ontario are expected to attend either in-person or virtually. Cambrian College faculty members will also attend sessions relevant to their teaching experience for professional development.
Members of the media who are interested in covering this event or would like to request in-person or telephone interviews with Ms. Mahon, Dr. Drennan, or Dr. Janmohamed are asked to contact Lynn Bulloch, Communications Officer at Cambrian College, in advance of the event.
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