INFO SESSION: Early Childhood Education Dual Credit Program

November 17, 2023 3:36 PM

This is a reminder that our information session for the new Early Childhood Education Dual Credit Program is scheduled for 6:30 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at Ridge Meadows College (20575 Thorne Avenue, Maple Ridge – Room 1028).

Register for the information session by emailing Karen LeSage at

Students who enrol in the program earn 8 high school credits and 5 post-secondary credits. The program consists of two courses (ECED 1120: Health, Safety, and Nutrition; ECED 1210: Creative Art) held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 pm, January 2024 through to May 2024.

Upon completion of this program, students will be eligible to receive the ECE Assistant Certificate through the Early Childhood Educator Registry, allowing them to begin work in the field.


Additional information about the program

Admission requirements:

  • applicants should be attending an SD42 secondary school for 2023/24;
  • be 18 years or younger on June 30, 2023;
  • have completed Grade 11 and English 11 before starting the program;
  • with a C+ or higher in English 10 and Math 10 recommended; and
  • intend to graduate secondary school.

Program location:
Ridge Meadows College, 20575 Thorne Avenue, Maple Ridge.

Program registration and registration deadline:
Registration deadline for this program is Friday, December 15, 2023.

To apply for the program, go to

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