Benefits of Membership
If your career plans include managing or owning your own child care center, ADCO membership can help you develop the contacts and entrepreneurial skills you'll need to be successful. It's a terrific way to get to know potential employers and business partners, and to start building your credibility within the industry before your business depends on it.
Knowledge & Experience Your ADCO membership helps keep you on top of industry trends, best business practices and the latest advancements in child care service delivery. With over 100 years of combined child care experience on our Board of Directors, over 500 active members, and an established network of reputable suppliers of information and expertise, there's simply no better investment you can make in your career success.
Networking Every ADCO event is designed to give members new opportunities to get to know one another, share ideas and build strong, professional relationships. Members are also encouraged to connect with one another within their own communities.Industry InsightYour ADCO membership includes a one-year print subscription to Childcare Today magazine.Management & Professional Development Seminars Every year, ADCO hosts an annual conference designed to give you the skills and information you need to optimize your program's performance. You simply won't find a more targeted or affordable learning experience anywhere else.ADCO's My School Child Care Insurance Program
If you choose to open your own child care program, your ADCO membership will give you access to affordable group benefits and centre liability/commercial property insurance. While the insurance requirements for licensed child care programs in Ontario are complex and vary from municipality to municipality. ADCO's My School Child Care Insurance Program offers the best protection and the best value on the market today. In fact, many ADCO members say that the savings they get through the My School insurance program more than offset the cost of their annual ADCO membership dues. ADCO's My School program is delivered by CCV Insurance & Financial Services Inc., an attentive, service-oriented broker with extensive experience in child care insurance issues. To learn more about the My School program, you are invited to request a free, no-obligation insurance quotation