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Early Childhood Education and Training Program


All licensed/registered and enrolled legally-exempt programs need to comply with NYS OCFS emergency regulations related to health and safety by September 30, 2017. This interactive 5-hour course can help you meet your requirements, so sign up and take "Foundations in Health and Safety e-Learning," today!

Educational Incentive Program: EIP For Coaches

In order to be eligible to participate with EIP as a coach, individuals must:

  1. Hold the NYS Training and Technical Assistance Professional Coach designation (T-TAP Coach) and/or the Pyramid Model Practice Based Coaching endorsement. More coaching endorsements may be eligible for participation in the future.
  2. Have an Aspire account. Get more information about Aspire.
  3. Complete the following forms:
    • EIP Training Organization Agreement
    • Contact and Information Form
    • IRS W-9 form

    The completed forms can be submitted to EIP by:

    • e-mail: EIP@Albany.edu
    • Fax: (518) 442-6642, or
    • Mail:
      Professional Development Program
      Attn: EIP
      4 Tower Place
      4th Floor
      Albany, NY 12203
  4. Once the account is set up, the coach will receive an email to activate their Training Organization Portal account.

Find out more about the EIP coaching process.