ECDSC NSCC Cumberland Campus

Coordinator-- Krista Smith

Administrative Assistant--Katrina George

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What's going on in the Northern Region


Needs Assessment

Needs Assessment  2015



May 2017 Newsletter

January 2017 Newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter

Older Newsletters

January 2016 Newsletter

September 2015 Newsletter

January 2015 Newsletter

September 2014 Newsletter

May 2014 Newsletter


Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

NEW - Online Registration

*Registration form required for workshops with a fee


Upcoming Events

Emergent Curriculum: Putting the Theory into Practice-Apr. 22 & May 6, 2017 (This is a 2-part series and you must attend both sessions)-Truro

The Northern Region Education and Early Childhood Development Conference 2017-April 28 & April 29th-Truro

Exploring Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: An Interactive Sharing for Child Care Professionals-May 10 & May 17, 2017 (This is a 2-part series and you must attend both sessions)-Truro FULL

Re-Connecting with Nature-May 27-Trenton FULL

Working with Children with Challenging Behaviours-June 10, 2017-Pictou

Diversity & Cultural Inclusion in the Early Learning Environment-June 21, 2017 (online) FULL

Playful Learning with Lisa, Dan & Jeff-October 14, 2017-Truro   Registration Form


We can tailor workshops to suit the needs of your staff/organization!
Just give us a call!

For registration, further information on activities above, or to schedule a workshop for your organization, please !

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The Early Childhood Development Support Centre, Cumberland Campus provides resources and training opportunities to the Early Childhood Care and Education community throughout the Northern Region in Cumberland, Colchester, Pictou, and Antigonish Counties and has been in operation since March of 2003.

It is located on the upper level of the NSCC Cumberland Campus in Springhill. Workshops are held throughout the region at various locations including NSCC Cumberland, Amherst Community Learning Centre, NSCC Truro and NSCC Pictou.



Resource Lending Library  -updated Feb. 14, 2013

Story Sacks

-updated Oct. 1, 2013

Emergent Curriculum Kits

-updated Oct. 9, 2013

Activity Kits

-updated Oct. 1, 2013


Laminating Service

With our large laminating machine we are able to accommodate items sizing up to 25” wide. Cost of Laminating service is $0.50 per foot + tax.


Laminating Service order form

Just print off the order form. Fill in your name and drop it off to us along with the items to be laminated. Arrangements can be made for pick up or drop off of items by calling the Support Centre. Items may not be completed the same day.

Order Form for Resource Sheets

Just print off the form, check off the ones you would like and email or mail the list to us and we will mail them to you at no cost.


Die Cut Machine

Die Cutting Service see pages 14-16 for new die cuts (some of them are 3D boxes and bags)

Die Cut Order Form

Just print off the form, check off the ones you would like and mail the list along with your paper or material to us and we will cut out your shapes and mail them to you at no cost.