Who Are We?

We provide support and educational resources for Simcoe DECEs that is meaningful to our work in Full Day Kindergarten.

Who Are We?

We promote and protect the interests of all local DECE's of our Local and the students in their care.

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Welcome to Simcoe County Local DECEs

The Simcoe County Designated Early Childhood Educator Local is comprised of 6 Designated Early Childhood Educators who work within the Simcoe County District School Board. The Executive is elected bi-annually by the membership. The Simcoe County DECE Local works to regulate relations between the Simcoe County District School Board and the DECEs employed within the board, including but not limited to securing and maintaining, through collective bargaining, the best possible terms and conditions of employment.


Latest News & Events


SCDECE Year End Social
June 1st, 2017

SCDECE Year End Social Friday June 9th

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SCDECE Spring Annual Meeting
April 20th, 2017

Dinner to be served at 4:45pm and meeting to begin at 5:15pm.

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2017-2019 SCDECE Local Executive Election
April 8th, 2017

SCDECE Election Guidelines and SCDECE Candidate List

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Our Team

  • Vice President

    Kristy Farrell-Jones was one of the first DECEs with SCDSB in September, 2010.

  • Treasurer

    Laura has been a DECE in SCDSB since 2011. She is committed to creating a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for students and educators.

  • President

    Amanda Judd has been a DECE with SCDSB since September, 2010. She became our Local President in December, 2010


Featured Books


Einstein Never Used Flash Cards

How Our Children REALLY Learn- and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less

The Play's the Thing

Teacher's role in Children's Play

Play = Learning

How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Building Inclusive Schools

Tools and Strategies for Success

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