Association of Early Childhood Educators

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50 Pippy Pl, Unit 19
PO Box 8657
St. John’s, NL
A1B 3T1

Tel: (709) 579-3004 or (709) 579-3028
Toll-free: 1-877-579-3004 or 1-877-579-3028
Fax: (709) 579-0217



AECENL is a non-profit organization dedicated to professionalism in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and to quality child care and education for young children.

Target Population:

Early childhood educators and other child care practitioners

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Promote a sense of pride in and commitment to the profession of Early Childhood Education
  • Provide awareness of what constitutes quality care and education for children
  • Inform parents, the community, and policy makers of the value of Early Childhood Education
  • Provide a strong voice for quality child care and education on behalf of children and their families
  • Provide a forum for discussion of issues pertaining to the well being of children
  • Facilitate communication of issues related to the profession
  • Provide ongoing professional development
  • Advocate for improved wages and working conditions for Early Childhood Educators
  • Encourage the development of, and provide support for regional branches
  • Liaise with other related organizations