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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?

Jan 26, 2015

Interested in becoming a Health and Safety Trainer? New Health and Safety TOT sessions have been added to the calendar. For information on how to apply, click the link above.

Jan 06, 2015

New Online Course - Supervision of Children. We are pleased to announce that we have added our newest e-Learning course titled "Supervision of Children" to our course catalog. During this fully narrated course trainees will learn about the importance of properly supervising children in child care programs, including information on types of injuries, ratio, supervision techniques, supervision in different scenarios, staff absences and consequences of inadequate supervision. Learning points of the training are enhanced throughout using video clips and interactive exercises.

Dec 02, 2014

Educational Incentive Program (EIP) 2015. The 2015 Educational Incentive Program Application and Information Booklet is now available online. *New for 2015: The maximum award amount for college courses has increased to $2,500 for both Upstate and Downstate providers.

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