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: Octover 26, October 28, November 2, November 4, and November 9
Times: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call her at (716) 877-6666 ext. 3015.
*Please note that this course will be done over 5 sessions; you must attend all sessions to receive credit for this course!*