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Early Childhood Education and Training Program



Server maintenance is planned for midnight to 6 AM on Saturday, September 5th. ECETP e-Learning courses may be unavailable during this time. Please plan accordingly and thank you for your understanding.

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?

Aug 18, 2015

Upcoming server maintenance for ECETP e-Learning Courses. Server maintenance is planned for midnight to 6 AM on Saturday, September 5th. ECETP e-Learning courses may be unavailable during this time. Please plan accordingly and thank you for your understanding.

Jul 31, 2015

Moving and Grooving in Your Child Care Program. Join us for our next videoconference titled "Moving and Grooving in Your Child Care Program" on September 3, 2015. During this informative training, experts in the field will discuss why music and movement opportunities are beneficial for young children. We will discuss how to choose music for young children and how to set up a music and movement area in your program. We will also provide you with the opportunity to see young children engaged in different music and movement activities that will enhance their cognitive, physical and affective development. 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.

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.

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