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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?

May 22, 2015

Looking at your Child Care Program through a Different Lens. Join us for our next videoconference titled "Looking at your Child Care Program through a Different Lens" on June 18, 2015. During this informative training you'll view video examples of challenging situations and then you'll have an opportunity to weigh in on them. Finally, the panel of guests will discuss each situation and provide guidance on ways things could be rectified or improved using best practice techniques and strategies. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, so be sure to register today.

May 05, 2015

Author Study with a Focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Join us on the evening of May 21, 2015, for the videoconference titled "Author Study with a Focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)". During this informative training, experts in the field will discuss what STEM education is, why it's important and provide you with ideas for ways to bring more STEM education into your program. We will introduce you to children's non-fiction author Gail Gibbons. We will also provide you with the opportunity to see young children engaged in activities based on one of Gibbons' books. 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 31, 2015

New Online Course - School Age Child Care. We are pleased to announce that we have added our newest e-Learning course titled "School Age Child Care" to our course catalog. During this fully narrated course trainees will learn important information pertaining to School Age Child Care Programs. Learning points of the training are enhanced throughout using video clips and interactive exercises.

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