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Early Childhood Education and Training Program



Take ECETP E-learning courses online

E-learning trainings are a convenient way for all child care providers in New York State to meet their required training hours at no cost.

What types of scholarships, grants and rebates can I apply for?

Funding is available to help child care providers obtain professional development and education, to help facilities offset the cost of MAT training and to help offset the cost of Health and Safety training for new providers.

Sign up for ECETP videoconferences

Videoconference training allows you to learn from experts and other child care providers while networking and sharing your experience with other professionals.




What's New?

Oct 31, 2014

Continuity of Care. Join us on the evening of November 20, 2014, for the videoconference titled "Continuity of Care". During this informative training, experts in the field will offer information about the benefits of using the primary caregiving model everyone can share with families. We will define the term continuity of care and demonstrate ways to implement it. Guests will also discuss some hurdles you may see to the continuity of care model and offer useful tips for ways your can try to overcome them. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, so register today by visiting the link above.

Sep 18, 2014

Caring for Children with ADHD. Join us on the evening of October 23, 2014, for the videoconference titled "Caring for Children with ADHD". During this informative training, you will "sit in" on a Town Hall Meeting with Dr. Edward Hallowell, a child and adult psychiatrist, NY Times bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD. He will discuss a variety of topics including, the history of ADHD, the medical model of ADHD and a strengths-based model of ADHD. He will also provide you with hands-on, practical strategies you can use to help a child in your care who has been diagnosed with ADHD. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, so register today by visiting the link above.

Sep 02, 2014

Training Opportunity: Healthy Beverages in Child Care. The Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and Department of Health, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) developed a 45 minute training to help family and group family day care providers learn the new regulations for serving healthy beverages in child care. This fully narrated training summarizes the effect beverages can have on the health of children, describes the OCFS child day care regulation for beverages and identifies acceptable healthy beverages. All you need to do is view the training presentation, answer the quiz questions and receive your certificate of training. There is no cost to the participant, so register today and earn training credit!

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