Our Education Department offers a variety of opportunities for professional development, including trainings, conferences, networking opportunities, and other events for child care providers. Professional development is designed to meet the needs of child care providers in all modalities: child care centers, school age child care, group family child care, family child care, and legally exempt child care.
Our Professional Development Schedule is distributed three times each year to promote opportunities for early childhood professionals. To join our mailing list and receive the Professional Development Schedule, please contact us.
We also offer program support and trainings at your location to help child care providers give high quality care and education to the children in their programs.
If you are interested in professional development that guide your steps to improve the quality of your program, please consider the following resources.
Additional Resources for Professional Development
Career Development Resource Guide
Core Body of Knowledge for Child Care Providers
New York State Early Learning Guidelines
Information on Accreditation
Resources for Early Childhood Professionals
Guide to Online Schools and Colleges
Free Computer Training and Other Classes