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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?

Sep 22, 2016

Addressing Challenging Behavior: The Pyramid Model in Action. Join us for our next videoconference titled "Addressing Challenging Behavior: The Pyramid Model in Action" on November 3, 2016. During this informative training, you'll be introduced to the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children. You'll also learn about specific strategies you can use to promote children's social emotional skill development which can help curb challenging behaviors. It will be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, so register today at the link above.

Sep 22, 2016

Addressing Challenging Behavior: An Overview of the Pyramid Model. On June 3, 2016, we held the first in a two part series of Videoconferences "Addressing Challenging Behavior: An Overview of the Pyramid Model". We received many requests asking to make the videoconference available for those who could not attend that evening, so here it is! We encourage you to watch this webcast to learn about what the Pyramid Model is and how you can use it in your program to reduce challenging behaviors and support families. You will hear insight from staff of a program that works every day to implement the Pyramid Model. And when you are done watching, be sure to register for part two of the series, "Addressing Challenging Behavior: Pyramid Model in Action" where you will learn how to implement specific Pyramid Model strategies in your program.

May 23, 2016

Addressing Challenging Behavior: An Overview of the Pyramid Model. Join us for our next videoconference titled "Addressing Challenging Behavior: An Overview of the Pyramid Model" on June 23, 2016. During this informative training, you'll be introduced to the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children and find out how promoting social emotional skill development can help curb challenging behaviors. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, so register today at the link above.

May 03, 2016

Last Chance to Register - Identifying and Helping Children Who Have Experienced Trauma. Last Chance to Register for our next videoconference on May 19, 2016: Identifying and Helping Children Who Have Experienced Trauma. During this informative training, you'll learn about identifying the impact of trauma on children and their families and strategies you can implement to help them. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, so register by May 9th to reserve your seat at the link above.

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