Feb 25, 2021
Attention Training Organizations: Approval for Virtual Training has been extended through 06/30/2021.
OCFS will allow previously approved classroom training and newly approved virtual training (submitted through EIP Event Approval or Aspire Training Approval process) to be delivered using a virtual platform.
In order for participants to receive training credits a written request to conduct trainer-led virtual training must be submitted to the Professional Development Program at Rockefeller College University at Albany (PDP),
in consultation with OCFS, for review and approval. The training must be facilitated by a credentialed trainer.
Complete and submit this survey to be considered for approval.
Jan 26, 2021
Looking for a new way to train your child care center or SACC program staff?
On-Demand Training can help! On-Demand Training gives you 24/7 access to a selection of training topics.
It also includes handout materials, activities, and directions for conducting On-Demand training sessions.
Learn more about becoming an On-Demand Trainer!
Jan 11, 2021
The newest e-Learning course, "Supporting Language Development: Birth to 5," is available for training.
This fully narrated course focuses on supporting young children, and their families, who are dual language learners. It also briefly discusses the significance of language revitalization in Tribal child care programs. The training describes strategies you can use to promote oral language development, engage with families, and bring children's cultures and home languages into your everyday programming.
This course will provide you with 2.5 hours of training in the following OCFS training topics:
- Principles of childhood development, focusing on the developmental stages of the age groups for which the program provides care
- Child care program development
- Safety and security procedures