School-Age Care (SAC) Credential

Are you a child care provider that works with school-age children? The School-Age Care (SAC) Credential has been developed to promote quality services to children and families by providing specific standards, training, and evaluation of school-age staff members and providers. 

By earning a SAC Credential, you’ll be afforded the opportunity to gain professional recognition for demonstrating competence in on-the-job skills.

Enroll in our Next SAC Credential Preparatory Course today! 

Download an Application

In order to be considered for this course, you must submit an application; after you have been accepted into the program, you will be sent a link to register. Please submit all applications to: 

Child Care Resource Network

ATTN: Sara Rickan

1000 Hertel Avenue 

Buffalo, NY 14216

or via e-mail to:

or via fax to: 716-877-6205

Child Care Resource Network is a host agency for the New York State SAC Credential Preparatory Course. The course is an in-depth study of competency standards that reflect best practices in after-school programs. This course is specifically designed for individuals currently employed in SACC programs, center-based, or home-based child care programs who serve children ages 5 to 13 years old. Seminar instruction is held weekday mornings during the school year. Class does not take place during school breaks. In addition to seminar instruction, CCRN also provides you with a Credential Advisor who will serve as your mentor throughout the credentialing process.