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.




Enrollment for the Fall 2023 SAC Credential Prep Course is closed.

*Please note the following:*

  • Communication during enrollment is primarily done via email. Please check the email you provide on your application for any updates regarding the SACC course you enrolled in.
  • You will not be able to apply for the Educational Incentive Program (EIP) Scholarship until after enrollment ends. For information on the EIP Scholarship you can visit their website at: 

SAC Class

Enrollment OPEN

Starts in September (10am-1pm)


Interested in applying or have any questions? Contact Claire Comtois at or Kirstin Hollman at 

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

Need to make a SAC Payment?


If you are a NEW SACC candidate looking to pay the application and/or material fee please see below:

New SAC Candidates

If you are a CURRENT SACC candidate looking to pay tuition for Part 1 or Part 2 by credit card please see below:

Current SAC Candidates