Join the waitlist for our next FREE Early Years Thriving Online Summit for Early Childhood Educators!

"For the LOVE of ECE"

Our 4th Early Years Thriving Online Summit happening January 25th-27th, 2024.

10+ Amazing ECE speakers and thought leaders.

Speakers will be announced as they are locked in.

Join our waitlist and be the first to know as details the unfold!

Meet The Organizer

About Ana Valle Rivera 

Ana is a proud mother of three, a public speaker, a consultant, and the founder of Early Years Thriving. Since 2007 Ana has worked with children and families with complex needs using inclusive and trauma-informed approaches. Ana has a background in Early Childhood Education, a Bachelor’s Degree in Child & Youth Care, and is currently completing a Master’s Degree in Professional Education in ECE.

Ana has organized 3 Online Summits and is currently organizing the 4th!

As the organizer, Ana is the best person to reach out to if you have any questions.
Early Years Thriving

About Previous Online Summits and Speakers

Diversity, Inclusion and Play-Based Learning (June 10-11, 2023)

Speakers included:

  • Carli Miller
  • Saira Remtulla
  • Jade Brass
  • Marcia Nicole
  • Ashleigh Davis
  • Carla Ward
  • Kisa Marx
  • Kayla Papalia
  • Jamie-Lee Wagler
  • Lobna Ajaini

Other previous summits include:

Investigating Inquiry-Based Learning Online Summit (November 26, 2022)

Early Years Thriving Online Summit (June 25th, 2022)

Other previous speakers include:

  • Julie Hansen from Inspired ECE
  • Carli Miller ECE manager
  • Sue and Caren from Child Garden and Discoveries Preschool
  • Julie Hansen from Inspired ECE
  • Drew Harms from Drew Harms Counselling
  • Samuel Broaden from Honoring Childhood

Get Free and Live Access

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a live or self-paced event?

The Online Summit will be live (dates to be determined) and will include live and pre-recorded aspects.
Participants who choose the free option can attend live.
Participants who choose the VIP ticket will get access to the recordings for one year.
Annual subscribers will get access to the recording for up to one year, along with the rest of our self paced library and while their subscription remains active.

How do I join the live event?

This event will be hosted on Zoom webinars.
All necessary links will be emailed to you 1-2 days before the event and right before the event.

What technology do I need to attend this workshop?

You will need access to a reliable internet connection (wifi) and a device with a screen and audio.
Since this event will be hosted in Zoom webinars you will not need to have your camera on but we will expect that you log in with the name you used to register and engage in the chat.

Will I receive a receipt?

Yes shortly after you register you will receive an email receipt and email confirmation.
If you do not recieve any emails from us, please contact us immediately.
Sometimes this happens when you enter your email incorrectly during registration. 
We can help you correct your email address so that you can receive updates and the zoom link from us.

What if I am late or miss the live event?

If you go for the free option you must attend live to get the certificates. 
If you purchase the VIP upgrade you can view the recordings for up to one year.
If you are an annual subscriber you can view the recordings for as long as your subscription is active.

Will there be a recording of this event?

Participants are not allowed to record or take photos of presenter's intellectual property.
We will record and make the recordings available to participants who purchase the VIP option.
Recordings will not be available to those who choose the free option.

Will I receive a Completion Certificate? 

Certificates of completion will be available.
We keep a record of all who register, attend the Zoom and access the recordings at a later date.
For ECE registry purposes we can verify the certificates as long as you ethically, truthfully and fully complete the PD hours. 
Remember to download your certificate and any resources. 

Will this PD be accepted by the ECE registry in my province or state?

Most of our live and self paced ECE trainings are widely accepted as PD hours by ECE registries.
However, it is up to you (the participant) to ensure the PD from this Online Summit will be accepted by the ECE authority in your province or state. 
Each certificate of completion will include our contact information so that we can support you to get PD hours from our offerings.

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