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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?

Mar 24, 2014

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, so what better time to learn about protective factors for children and families and how you can implement them, which will help you uphold your roles and responsibilities as a mandated reporter. Join us on the evening of April 24, 2014, for the videoconference titled "Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Protective Factors". During this informative training experts in the field will discuss the different protective factors for child abuse and maltreatment. We'll introduce you to practical ways you can increase these protective factors for the children and families in your care. We'll also share information with you about child abuse and maltreatment and your roles and responsibilities as a mandated reporter. 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.

Mar 13, 2014

The 2014 Early Childhood Videoconference training schedule is now open for registration.  

Feb 28, 2014

The 2014 Early Childhood videoconference training schedule is now available.  

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