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Early Childhood Education and Training Program


2017 funding is available for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid training (CPR/FA). Apply online through EIP.

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.

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?

May 18, 2017

New Online Course: Foundations in Health and Safety e-Learning. The Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) adopted emergency regulations on March 20, 2017. These regulations will help New York State fulfill the health and safety requirements set forth by the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) that all licensed/registered and enrolled legally-exempt programs need to comply with by September 30, 2017. We are pleased to announce that our new course, "Foundations in Health and Safety e-Learning," will help you meet this requirement. Sign up today to take this fully narrated, interactive 5-hour course.

Apr 20, 2017

More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children. Join us on June 1, 2017 for our videoconference titled "More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children." During this training, you'll gain valuable information about the various ways we communicate and the impact it has on child development. You'll also learn techniques you can use to help children respond instead of react during times of stress. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, so register today!

Feb 06, 2017

Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management. Join us for our next videoconference titled "Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management" on March 16, 2017. During this informative training, you'll gain valuable information about nutrition for young children. You'll also get tips for working with picky eaters and how to manage food intolerances and food allergies in your program. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, so register today.

Jan 27, 2017

The 2017 Early Childhood Videoconference training schedule is now open for registration.  

Jan 27, 2017

The 2017 Early Childhood videoconference training schedule is now available.  

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