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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!

Become an approved EIP trainer

Step 1

In order to be eligible to participate with EIP, you must be one of the following trainer types:

Note: If you are Higher Education Faculty, a Nationally Recognized Expert or a Subject Matter Expert/Consultant, Please contact EIP directly at eip@albany.edu or (800) 295-9616.

Step 2

Create an account in Aspire:
For more information go to: http://www.nyworksforchildren.org/Aspire/TrainersandCoaches.aspx

Step 3

While you are waiting for your Aspire account approval, you can complete the following forms for EIP:

You can send completed forms to EIP by:

Step 4

When the completed forms are received by EIP, we will assign you a user name for the new Training Organization Event Approval Portal. You will receive an email to activate your account on the portal. Watch the webinar located under the Resources tab in the Portal and review the Event Approval Guide for Training Organizations.

Step 5

You will need to submit your course(s) for approval. Depending upon the subject you teach, you may also need to upload the course syllabus for approval.

Step 6

Once the course is approved you schedule the trainings on the EIP training calendar. Participants can then register for them and apply for EIP funding.