The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is pleased to offer the Early Childhood Educator Support Program (RECE Supports) to all MNO citizens with a complete registry file who are Registered Métis Early Childhood Educators (RECE’s). Through this program, Métis RECE’s will have the ability to have their Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE) membership fees reimbursed. This includes the application fee and yearly renewal fee. This does not include reinstatement fees. In addition, Métis RECE’s can also apply to have up to $1500 per year reimbursed for professional development.

Through the RECE Supports Program, the MNO will reimburse the following professional development fees:

    • Additional Qualification (AQ) courses
    • Workshops
    • Seminars
    • Online courses
    • Books required for courses
    • Post-secondary courses – One course per semester
    • First Aid/CPR or Mental Health First Aid
    • Conferences
    • Webinars

To qualify for reimbursement through the RECE Supports Program you must:

    • Be a Citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario with a complete citizenship file
    • Reside in Ontario
    • Have proof of purchase for professional development or CECE fees
    • Be in Good Standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators or attending an Early Childhood Education Program though an accredited Post-Secondary Institution

Métis RECE’s provide high quality child care and early learning programing across the province and we appreciate all the hard work and dedication they provide to their students. RECE’s play an extremely important role in a child’s early development and often go above and beyond to support best practices in their learning environment. The MNO will reimburse any Professional Development or CECE fees that were paid after April 1, 2022. To learn more about the Program please see our Program Brochure

To apply for the RECE Supports Program complete the RECE Supports Reimbursement Form. Forms can be submitted by email to or by letter mail to the MNO Thorold office at:

Métis Nation of Ontario
Unit 3 – 3250 Schmon Parkway
Thorold, Ontario, L2V 4Y6

CONTACT: If you need help with your application or would like to learn more about the RECE Supports Program, please contact Early Learning and Child Care Supervisor Emma Langdon by email at

Updated: June 20, 2022