Parent Handbook

14 ensure that all children have the same opportunities to fully participate in our programs. We promote opportunities to engage learning, support families, children, educators and the community, so that we have meaningful experiences to promote a sense of belonging. Everyone will benefit from those experiences as we grow, listen and learn from each other. This is visible as we work together in finding resources and solutions that will meet the needs of our families in our community. We will refer to and share the “Sudbury/Manitoulin Community Resource List” with families. Virtual meetings are also available to support families. "Opportunities to engage with people, places, and the natural world in the local environment help children, families, educators, and communities build connections, learn and discover, and make contributions to the world around them." (HDLH) Professional Learning Continuous Professional Learning is important to keep current in our profession to run quality programming and to support families attending our programs with their parenting challenges and needs. Jubilee is committed in supporting staff and providers with pedagogical learning opportunities through reflective practice, professional development, mentoring programs, webinars, agency's professional development day, reflective practice evenings, book studies, community workshops, succession planning, independent research through online articles and books and related consultations with peers. All staff and providers are encouraged to sign up on the city’s Early Learning Professionals website Early Learning Professionals ( which will give them opportunity to register for professional development that is happening in the community Stay Connected ( Staff wishing to attend, will submit a written request to their Site Lead using the Professional Development Request/Transfer to Practice Form. All staff and providers will abide by the CECE Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. "When educators engage in continuous learning and questioning, exploring new ideas and adjusting practices, they achieve the best outcome for children, families, and themselves." (HDLH)