NYS SAC Credential- Asynchronous Distance Learning- Fall 2023- Part 1

NYS SAC Credential Part 1* – (Fall 2023) Dates: August 28, 2023 – December 18, 2023 Method of Instruction: Asynchronous Distance Learning (via Google Classroom) Instructor: Alysha Branch Cost: $940 per semester. Individuals must take both semesters (Part 1 and Part 2) *Classes (Parts 1 and 2) can be taken in either order (in a […]


NYS SAC Credential- Virtual- Part 2

NYS SAC Credential Part 2* – Fall Dates: September 9, 2023 – December 12, 2023 Time: Fridays, 9:30 am- 12:30 pm Instructor: Alicia Salamone-Powers, Timothy Fowler, Erin Broderick Cost: $1,250 per semester. Individuals must take both semesters (Part 1 and Part 2) *Classes (Parts 1 and 2) can be taken in either order (in a […]


Virtual Health and Safety 2024

Virtual Health and Safety for Directors! This meets the 15-hour health and safety training requirement for all new directors*. Directors are responsible for hiring, training, and maintaining staff who provide a healthy and safe environment for children. This course will help directors look at policies and procedures that reinforce high-quality health and safety practices. Directors must bring a copy of […]


Supervision of Children and Youth in Afterschool Programs

Come learn about how to keep the children and youth in your program safe by implementing different supervision tips and tricks. Learn more about your role as a teacher and also how to create a safe environment that allows for safe and successful supervision. Presenter: Sara Rickan OCFS Area(s): 3, 4 Location: Virtual-Live, via Zoom


Learn how to become a NYS Credentialed trainer

We're offering a training workshop that is your opportunity to stop considering and start achieving. The NYAEYC Training and Technical Assistance Professional Credential (PD Specialist) formally recognizes the value and specialized knowledge necessary to provide professional development in New York State. This credential is perfect for individuals providing non-credit bearing in-person group professional development (such as the New York […]


Encouraging Positive Behavior

Part of working with children also includes managing behaviors. This training will help participants identify common misbehaviors in after school programs and how the environment plays a role. Learn techniques to guide positive behaviors and turn misbehaviors into teachable moments for youth. Presenter: Sara Rickan OCFS Area(s): 1, 3 Location: Virtual-Live, via Zoom


SAVE THE DATE: Empower Youth Success Conference 2024

Empower Youth Success 2024 featuring: The NYS Community Schools Resilience & Equity Conference (April 17 & 18) 21st Century Community Learning Centers Conference (April 19) School's Out, Make it Count (April 19 & 20) We are excited to introduce the conference partners for this year's Empower Youth Success Conference: SED, Finger Lakes  Community Schools, Binghamton […]