College of Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) was established by the Early Childhood Educators Act in 2007. It aims to protect the public and control accountability of the profession and the ones who use the professional position of Early Childhood Educator. The college is an organization that sets registration requirements, professional and ethical norms for applied early childhood educators (RECEs) to protect children and their families. It is functioning not to serve educators’ interests and advocate them but rather to save children from professional abuse of power of educators. The college has a mandatory membership for professionals so that every early childhood educator is monitored and checked before start working with children. College of Early Childhood Educators is crucial for professional learning as well as for the protection of public interests.
Moreover, educators will not abuse their power while educating children and communicating with families due to required ethical and professional standards. Such regulator measures set norms so that educators know what to do and how in complicated cases with children and their families. Associated benefits of the college membership are that members obtain certificates, suggesting their willingness and ability to work with children. Such a certificate will make an educator more competent than any other educator without the certification. Educators also have an opportunity to get support from the college in case of any problem. Issues related to children and their families will be solved with the help of the college. In addition, for educators, there is great access to ongoing recourses and information relevant to work with children and their families. Professionals may rely on information every time they need it and be sure that the college will assist them with any education-related problem.
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