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Professional Development

Professional Development

We offer in-person individual and series classes, individual and group training at child care sites, and the Child Development Associate program (CDA).

Courses are taught at Child Care Council offices or at your site for Child Care Centers. We offer childcare training courses with certificates that include all of the content areas that professionals need to maintain their NYS childcare license or registration. View NYS training requirements and categories >

Child Care Council offices are located in Livingston, Monroe, and Wayne counties. We also offer online and live format courses.

Course Information

For series classes such as Health & Safety, First Aid & CPR, or CDA, only the first night of class will be displayed on the calendar. Please review the class notes to see all dates and times and only sign up for a series if you are able to attend all sessions.

Successful online registration will generate a system email to you. The email will include details about the class, including the class fee, and a link to pay the fee online through our website.

If you are applying for EIP, CSEA, or other scholarships, contact our Administration Department at 585-654-4720.

Step 1: Registration

View our course calendar and register for upcoming classes here:

We also offer the option to register by phone (585-654-4720), fax (585-654-4721), email or mail.

Step 2: Payment

Once you have registered for a class, please click here to make your payment:

Other Payment Information

Contact the Administration Department to learn more about EIP, CSEA, Membership discounts, scholarships, or to make a payment arrangement.  Class payments can be made through our website or over the phone using a credit card, or by cash, check, or money order.

Additional Links

Membership Form
Offline Course Registration Form
*Council members receive a significant discount on Child Care Council courses!

Online Courses

We now offer online courses, including courses that will allow you to apply for the Child Development Credential. Visit our online portal.

This is the list of online courses with CDA and NYS Training Categories identified: CCC Online CDA course titles

Recent News

New Service Aims to Reduce Child Care Suspensions, Expulsions of Children with Special Needs

February 13 2023

A new prevention-based, consultative service at Child Care Council Inc. will help ensure children with disabilities have access to quality child care. Child Care Council’s special needs consultation service will equip caregivers with strategies and supports to reduce suspension and expulsion for young children with disabilities in child care. Built on relationship-based practices, the service […]

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