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You can use our convenient online registration form to join. Please contact Vicki at if you have any questions. Thanks!

CAFRA is an association for Early Learning and Child Care Administrators who foster bold leadership and advocate for environments that support the well-being of children and families. By becoming a Professional Member, administrators will have access to professional development, leadership resources, and networking. Additionally, CAFRA provides opportunities for those in administrative roles to stay informed on political climates, emerging trends, and research impacting the Early Learning and Child Care sector.

Why should you join or your organization support CAFRA?

CAFRA has two types of membership: Professional and Associate.

  • Professional Membership
    • $300 (January 1 – December 31
    • A Professional Member is an individual who
      • holds a leadership position in an Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) setting, or 
      • aspires to hold a leadership position in an ELCC setting, or
      • has previous experience in an ELCC setting, or 
      • aligns with the values of the Society.
  • Associate Membership
    • $150 (January 1 – December 31)
    • An Associate Member is an agency or group that supports CAFRA’s goals.



Professional Membership Associate Membership
Receive notice of general meetings and attend general meetings of the society YES YES
May vote on issues at general meetings YES NO
May be elected or appointed to the board of directors YES NO
May hold committee positions YES NO
Access Society resources, events, and professional development free or at reduced rates YES NO
May bring a guest to meetings of the Society or events when space allows at a cost recovery to a maximum of 3 times per year YES NO
May request their agency be names as a Supporter of the Society [“Supporting Agency”] on the Society’s website YES NO

Payment Information

New member? Please complete the online registration form. You will then receive an invoice with payment instructions.

Already a memberYou will automatically receive an invoice when it is time to renew your membership. If you have not received an invoice and want to renew, please contact Vicki at

*CAFRA meetings are held twice a year: the AGM in March and a General Meeting in September or October. Social and professional development events are held throughout the year.*

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Mailing Address

7803 87 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T6C 3G6
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