All new directors of day care centers or school age child care programs hired on or after October 1, 2017, will be required to complete an OCFS 15-hour health and safety classroom training, either pre-service or within three months of their start date as director. Current directors who have not completed the Foundations in Health and Safety e-Learning by September 30, 2017, will also be required to complete the OCFS 15-hour health and safety classroom training. There is a cost associated with this training. The goal for this training is to provide DCC and SACC directors with information on best practices that lead to high quality child care.
Dates: Tuesday, July 10 & Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Times: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: YMCA Buffalo Niagara Administration Building, 301 Cayuga Road, Suite 100, Buffalo, NY 14225
You will need to first register for this course on the Professional Development Program website. Search by program (Health & Safety) and by region (Buffalo). Once you have registered on the PDP website, you will receive an email with information about how to pay for the course. The Health & Safety Training is eligible for reimbursement through the Educational Incentive Program. For more information, contact email Michelle (email@example.com) or call her at (716) 877-6666 ext. 3015.
*Please note that this course will be done over 2 sessions; you must attend both sessions to receive credit for this course!*