The Early Years Professional Development Committee consists of representatives of provincially funded Training Institutions and Support Sites. Committee members share their insights, needs assessment observations and professional development plans in order to coordinate, communicate and deliver quality professional development for all early childhood educators and other early years professionals in Nova Scotia.


The Early Years Professional Development Committee

Department of Education & Early Childhood Development Representatives

Trish Mertins is the Coordinator of Early Childhood Education training and Classification Services in the Early Years Branch. She acts as a liaison between the Committee and the Department.

Julia MacKenzie is the Classification Review Officer in the Early Years Branch and provides administrative support to the Committee.