Explore, Create, and Imagine

Educating children with various needs and abilities.

E.C.I. Learning Academy is a Not-For-Profit, Alberta Education Approved, ECS Operator and Licensed Preschool.

We Offer

Small class sizes​​

High Staff -To-Children Ratios​


Indoor Gym / Therapy Room

Support for the individual needs of the children through IPP’s and PUF - therapies for special needs​

Our Programs

Preschool Program

Age 3-4
  • Problem solve
  • Gain self-confidence and independence
  • Form a foundation of a LOVE for LEARNING
  • Opportunities for exploration and creativity

Junior Kindergarten

Age 4-5
  • Guided by Alberta Curriculum Framework - “FLIGHT”
  • Academic Learning is through play-based and centre-based programming
  • An awareness of diversity, inclusion and social responsibility
  • Holistic play-based approach along with Developmentally Appropriate Practices


Age 5-6
  • Programming is guided by Alberta’s Kindergarten Program Statement
  • Children are encouraged to be co-learners, and co-creators in their education
  • Emphasis on the development of the child’s self-esteem and social-emotional growth
  • Preparation for higher academic learning


All age
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • PUF Funding
  • Childhood Services


All age
  • One way
  • Two Ways
  • In Chestermere
  • Surrounding areas

ECI Learning Academy Staff

E.C.I. staff include Alberta Education certified teachers, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, and therapeutic and educational assistants.

E.C.I. Learning Academy is an inclusive program for children 3-6 years of age who are typically developing and who have exceptional needs.

Qualified owners, teachers, and staff are supported by a highly qualified therapy team.

Our program includes music, art, physical education, and school readiness.

Our Gallery

Our Awards

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E.C.I Learning Academy

We are located in Chestermere Towne Square at:
#30 – 140 East Chestermere Drive Chestermere, Alberta T1X1M1

Phone: (403) 457 – 3168