Expert Corner

“New In Canada” Parenting Support Series – Brochures

There are many challenges facing parents in keeping their children safe. Multilingual New In Canada Parenting Support Brochures are now available online and ready for printing! Read More

Code Switching: Why It Matters and How to Respond

Code switching is when someone mixes two or more languages in the same sentence while speaking. This easy to use workbook explains why code switching matters, how it plays a role in language development, and how you can respond. The workbook format you to use it as a professional development tool for an individual or group training.

The CNC Environment

Online Training Available Length Format Cost
Changing Spaces 2 hours Better Kid Care – Lessons On Demand FREE
Supporting Resources Available Format
An Environment that Positively Impacts Young Children Early Childhood News Article

Working with Newcomer Families

Online Training Available

Length

Format Cost
Get Parents and Families Involved in Your Program

2 hours

Better Kid Care – Lessons On Demand FREE
Working with Newcomer Families

1 hour

CMAS e-course FREE
Supporting Resources Available: Format
Working with Newcomer Families CMAS Tipsheet

Newcomer Parents Speak Out On CNC – Unveiling Some Surprising Results!

To better understand how parents feel about the care their children receive, CMAS designed and conducted an evaluation. Read more...

Helping You Meet the Requirements: Supporting Dual Language Learning

As an adult, you understand how speaking multiple languages can be an asset—both in the work force and in everyday life. That’s why it is so important for immigrant children to keep their mother tongues…and for you to integrate their languages, where possible, into your program. Read more

Helping You Meet the Requirements: Supporting Newcomer Children With Special Needs

It is important to meet the needs of all children, but early intervention is particularly critical for a child with special needs. This article will explain how you can support these families…and meet CNC requirements.

Helping You Meet the Requirements: Supporting Parents

When parents come to you for information and assistance, the support you provide helps families adapt to life here in Canada. This special feature will help you meet new requirements that specifically require all CNC programs to provide information on the topics of immunization, allergies/nutrition, settlement and community resources.

Helping You Meet the Requirements: Serious Occurrences

According to the new CNC requirements, in addition to reporting a serious occurrence to IRCC, you now must also inform CMAS. Find out how you can meet the requirement. Read More

Helping You Meet the Requirements: Professional Development

More than the chance to improve or learn new skills, annual Professional Development (PD for short) also happens to be a CNC requirement: all paid full-time CNC staff complete at least five (5) hours of training on topics related to their staff duties. Find out how you can meet the requirement. Read More