Professional Development

The Child Care Council regularly hosts professional development workshops throughout our tri-county service area to assist early childhood educators in meeting their New York State training requirements.

Please Note: non-credit bearing distance learning courses are reviewed using OCFS criteria to ensure they meet the New York State training requirements. Approved courses may qualify for Educational Incentive Program (EIP) funding. If you are seeking training credit towards OCFS required training hours or EIP funding for a distance learning course, it is your responsibility to ensure that it is an approved course. You may do so, by looking at the list of approved online workshops/training.

Need Help Paying For Training or Workshops? Educational Incentive Program (EIP) is a scholarship program which helps providers pay for high quality training and education they need to provide quality care to children. Apply for EIP funding here.

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Let's Play! A Physical Activity Training

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM In this training we will define and discuss the importance of physical activity.We will identify numerous inclusive, developmentally appropriate physical activities that are motivating and non-competitive.

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Health & Safety 15hr Training

Upcoming dates for the required training to become a licensed/registered child care provider.

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Director Health & Safety

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM & Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM. Health & Safety Competencies in Child Care for Day Care Center, School-Age Child Care and Enrolled Legally Exempt Group Directors

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Farm Fest

Farm Fest 2018 will be held on June 1st from 4:30 to 8:30. This year's host will be DiNitto Farms in Marcy.

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MAT Classes

A mandatory component to administer medications to the children in your program.

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NYS College Programs

Visit our list of state and local colleges and universities that offer Early Childhood (or related) programs!

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Ellen Olson
Early Care & Learning, Subject Educator I
(315) 223-7850 Ext 235

Last updated May 11, 2018