Supporting Early Childhood Educators to Help Children Thrive

Formerly known as Early Years Workshops & Training.

Early Years Thriving provides professional development training, consulting, and resources for Early Childhood Educators as well as teachers, caregivers and parents across Canada

Our founder Ana Valle Rivera is trusted by educators and organizations including:


Our Mission

To provide meaningful professional development training to Early Childhood Educators, giving them inspiration, practical tools and strategies to help the children they care for thrive. 

Our Services

There are 3 types of services that we provide to Early Childhood Educators and Childcare Professionals. To learn more about each type of service, click on "Learn More" below:

Live Workshops

Professional development workshops facilitated by an instructor online or in-person.

Self-Paced Workshops

Pre-recorded online workshops that you can participate in from the comfort of your own home.

Private Consulting

Personalized support to help you create training that is customized to your organization and team.

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What participants are saying

A few testimonials from participants that have attended our workshops:

 Thank you for giving us tools to think about the purpose of education, and to see how using language from the revised framework as opportunities to plant gentle seeds of these new ideas to the educators we provide services to.

Options BC CCRR

I took Ana Valle Rivera’s workshop on BC ELF. She is an amazing presenter and she explains step by step how to follow BC ELF. I highly recommend her workshop.

Helen G, Educator

Thank you Ana for sharing your experiences and your thoughts on these important perspectives and ways for bringing them into our practices in respectful ways ... Thanks again!

Sandra B, Educator

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