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Early Childhood Education and Training Program


Server maintenance is planned for 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM on Thursday, May 5th. ECETP e-Learning courses may be unavailable during this time. Please plan accordingly and thank you for your understanding.
The Early Childhood Education and Training Program has moved!
Our new address is: 4 Tower Place, 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12203
Our new phone number is: (518) 442-6575. Our new main fax number is: (518) 442-6644. Program-specific fax and phone lines are listed on the contact us page.

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?

Apr 27, 2016

Upcoming server maintenance for ECETP e-Learning Courses. Server maintenance is planned for 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM on Thursday, May 5th. ECETP e-Learning courses may be unavailable during this time. Please plan accordingly and thank you for your understanding.

Apr 21, 2016

Identifying and Helping Children Who Have Experienced Trauma. Join us for our next videoconference titled "Identifying and Helping Children Who Have Experienced Trauma" on May 19, 2016. 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 today at the link above.

Apr 12, 2016

Revised Health and Safety Trainer application. A newly revised 2016 Health and Safety Training TOT (Training of Trainers) application is available with updated information.

Mar 07, 2016

The 2016 Early Childhood Videoconference training schedule is now open for registration.  

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