A Training Calendar is distributed semi-annually to all child care providers in Broome, Chenango, and Tioga Counties. The calendar contains a list of all trainings offered at our Johnson City, Norwich, and Owego offices, as well as the approved on-line trainings and information on registering for a training.
Check out the January through June 2018 Training Calendar.
To register for trainings/professional development opportunities that Family Enrichment Network CCR&R offers, call Crystal at (607) 723-8313 ext. 825 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for a Family Enrichment Network Scholarship, complete the FEN Scholarship Application.
On-site training is available for child care centers and school-age child care programs.
Starting in January 2017, all child care centers in Broome, Chenango, and Tioga Counties are eligible for 1 free onsite training per year. Please fill out the application and return to a CCR&R trainer for more information.
Our trainers can tailor on-site trainings to meet the program's needs. Programs can have all their staff hear the same information at the same time. Please call or email a trainer to discuss or request an on-site training.
In New York State, online training courses to be used to meet OCFS required professional development/training hours must be approved by SUNY Professional Development Program as an OCFS-approved distance learning course and qualify for EIP funding.
Family Enrichment Network collaborates for online training courses through our national organization, Child Care Aware of America and Smart Horizons. Click here for the opportunies through Child Care Aware of America. These opportunities are not eligible for the FEN scholarship.
OCFS offers free online training opportunities through SUNY PDP. You can find these opportunities here.
All previously approved Family Enrichment Network online training courses are no longer approved effective January 2017. These courses need to go through the SUNY PDP new online training approval process. We expect to have approved courses by the end of 2017. Keep checking back for updates.
Chenango Fall Conference
We are planning the 2018 Fall Conference. For information contact Melanie in the Norwich office at (607) 373-3555.
Health and Safety Training for Directors
OCFS requires new center and school age program directors to take a new 15-hour Health and Safety Training for Directors. Our next class series is: November 17, 21, and 28, 2017 from 8:00am-1:00pm each day at Family Enrichment Network, 24 Cherry Street, Johnson City, NY. To apply for a scholarship/grant for this training, fill out the application and send to Crystal at email@example.com.