For Members

ECLC is interested in scheduling additional sessions, particularly in the Finger Lakes, Central NY, North Country, Long Island and the Capital Region.


Please contact Karen Harkness if you are interested in facilitating a session or would like to request a particular topic.

ECLC offered three Lunch & Learn Sessions in April. Lunch & Learn Sessions are only for our Child Care Resource & Referral members. Below are materials from various sessions. 



Child Care Regulations
Margaret Spiezio of Child Care Council of Orange County, Inc., discussed changes to the New York State Family Day Care (FDC) and Group Family Day Care (GFDC) Child Care Regulations.

April 17, 2014


New Family and Group Day Care Regulations Resources
Notes on the changes to the NYS FDC & GFDC Child Care Regulations, effective May 1, 2014



Determining Fees

May 26, 2014


Determining Fees
Training Cost Formula 2014



Intensive Technical Assistance Strategies
Amy Lehman of Allegany County Community Opportunities and Rural Development, Inc., discussed the process used for recruiting child care providers in a service delivery area for ITA, topics for ITA, assessment and evaluation process, follow up procedures and ways to build rapport by using a strength-based approach.  April 23, 2014

NYS ECLC Guidelines for Intensive Technical Assistance Models
Intensive Technical Assistance Resource Packet

Notes #1           Notes #2         Resources #1         Resources #2


Referral Strategies

Norma Bergmann of Family Enrichment Network, Inc., discussed ways to inform referral specialists about handling calls, working with difficult customers, asking the right questions and making sure every call meets the Quality Assurance requirements. A review of NACCRAWare and email referrals was demonstrated.  April 14, 2014


A Guide to Providing High Quality Consumer Education & Referral Services: 

     Answering the Call
Family Enrichment Network, Inc., Child Care Directory
Family Enrichment Network, Inc., Resource Packet  
Referral Strategies, Notes



Trainer's Credential
Yvelisse Jimenez of Child Development Support Corporation discussed the trainers credential process, organizing a portfolio, documenting guidelines and trainer competencies. June 6, 2014

Assessment and Professional Development Planning Tool
Conceptual Framework for Early Childhood Professional Development
New York State Early Learning Trainer Credential
Step-by-step Guide: Developing Targeted Learning Objectives Aligned with the Core Body of Knowledge

Trainers Credential Lunch and Learn Resources


Lunch & Learn Sessions


Resources for Members and Child Care Providers

Calendar is subject to frequent changes, so check back often!

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