Strong communities begin with early childhood.


ECLC is pleased to gather statewide business

leaders on December 9th at Colonie Country Club. 

Guests will hear from Michael Petro, Executive Vice

President of Committee for Economic Development in

Washington, D.C., about how quality child careimpacts

economic development and is a vital part of the strength

of our workforce.  The event is an opportunity to network,

enjoy refreshments, live blues music and beat thoseearly

winter blues!  Click here for more information.





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About our Organization

High quality early care and learning programs are critical to the healthy development of children and to the economic health of communities.  The Early Care & Learning Council is a statewide organization that works to increase the quality, affordability and capacity of the early care and learning field and does so through training and technical assistance, data management and advocacy initiatives. Our programs are provided to and in partnership with our network of local Child Care Resource & Referral programs across New York State.

The Early Care & Learning Council is member of Child Care Aware of America. To contact them call 1-800-424-2246 TTY#: 1-866-278-9428 or click the logo below to visit the website.

We are proud members of

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