About AECENS

MISSION

To promote the professional recognition of early childhood educators in Nova Scotia, and to provide support and resources for excellence in professional practice.

The Association of Early Childhood Educators of Nova Scotia (AECENS) is a non-profit membership-based professional association by and for all early childhood educators (ECEs) in the province. We believe that ECEs are the key ingredient in delivering quality early childhood education and child care.

AECENS is the voice for credibility and professional recognition for the early childhood education sector in Nova Scotia.

OUR MANDATE

  • To promote public awareness and recognition that ECEs are the key ingredient in delivering quality early childhood education and child care
  • To support the professional practice of ECEs through education, professional development, and ethical and best practice standards
  • To provide a safe place for ECEs to belong, network, and support each other
  • To represent and advocate for members so they can provide quality early childhood education and child care
  • To empower ECEs to advocate for and value themselves
  • To be a united voice for the advancement of all ECE professionals

OUR ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

AECENS is governed by a Board of Directors elected by its membership. Board members are representative of ECEs in Nova Scotia. AECENS has been incorporated since 2003. In 2019, our name changed from Nova Scotia Child Care Association (NSCCA) to Association of Early Childhood Educators of Nova Scotia (AECENS).

Become a Member

AECENS is the ONLY organization in Nova Scotia focused on the individual ECE professional practitioner, regardless of where they work.

Become a Member

AECENS is the ONLY organization in Nova Scotia focused on the individual ECE professional practitioner, regardless of where they work.

Contact AECENS

PHONE
902.423.8199

EMAIL
info@aecens.ca

ADDRESS
102-3845 Joseph Howe Drive
Halifax, NS B3L 4H9

OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

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(Formerly known as NSCCA)