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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?

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.  

Jan 23, 2017

El Programa de Incentivo Educativo (Educational Incentive Program, EIP) 2017. Cuidado Infantil del Estado de Nueva York, El Programa de Incentivo Educativo (Educational Incentive Program, EIP): 2017 Solicitud de Becas y Cuadernillo de Información.

Jan 13, 2017

Important News for Schools and Child Care Facilities: Flu Season. Schools and child-care settings are required to post influenza educational material, in plain view, within their facilities. Information should be posted starting now. Influenza season begins in early fall and can last through May. Read more at the New York State Office of Children and Family Services website.

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