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Early Childhood Education and Training Program


2018 EIP scholarship applications are now available.

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?

Dec 04, 2017

Educational Incentive Program (EIP) 2018. The Information Booklet and scholarship applications for the 2018 Educational Incentive Program are now available online. You can also apply online right on our website.

Nov 27, 2017

Interested in Becoming an On-Demand Trainer? Are you looking for new ways to train your staff? Do you need more flexibility with scheduling? Our On-Demand training can help! This feature gives you 24/7 access to a selection of our previously recorded webcasts, including handout materials. You are eligible to be an approved On-Demand Trainer if you're a Child Day Care Center Director or Director of a School-Age Child Care program. Once you're approved, simply pick a topic and schedule a training time that works best for you and your staff. Visit the On-Demand Web Based Training page for more information.

Nov 27, 2017

Current On-Demand Trainers: 2 New Trainings Are Available. Two new trainings are available. The new titles are "Addressing Challenging Behavior: The Pyramid Model in Action" and "Identifying and Helping Children Who Have Experienced Trauma".

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