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Exceptional Services for Parents,
Child Care Providers & Employers

Technical Assistance For Child Care Providers

Technical Assistance is available via phone, email, fax, in person and on-site to:

  • Family and Group Family Child Care providers and employees
  • Child Care Center directors and employees
  • School-Age Child Care program directors and employees
  • Legally Exempt caregivers

If you have a question or would like some on-site assistance with your program contact the Child Care Network at 518 798-7972 or via email at info@saccn.org.

Learn more about “Traveling Trainers”

Intensive Technical Assistance Program

The purpose of the Intensive Technical Assistance Program (ITA) is to support the learning of concepts and standards associated with high quality care. ITA promotes excellence in early learning and is designed to address program practices including; Learning Environment, Family Engagement, Provider Qualifications and Experience, Leadership and Management and to assist providers in putting training concepts into practice.

Working Together Child Care Network Staff & Providers:

  • Complete a written agreement defining the roles and expectations of the Child Care Network and the provider
  • Complete a program assessment based upon the providers chosen area of focus
  • Develop program specific goals and objectives
  • Develop a plan of action to meet identified goals
  • Identify needed program resources
  • Evaluate the ITA program effectiveness

To obtain more information about training and professional development opportunities, please contact us for information on the next scheduled class.

Sue Kowaleski, Coordinator
Phone: 518-798-7972, ext 205 or toll-free 800-807-3224
Email suek@saccn.org

Pam Conine, Early Childhood Specialist
Phone: 518-798-7972, ext 206 or toll-free 800-807-3224
Email coninep@saccn.org

Or, click here for an online inquiry form.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Turning Adversity into Strength with Jeanine Fitzgerald Workshop Series

The Child Care Network has a very exciting training series with Jeanine Fitzgerald, one of our favorite and most popular guest speakers. The six week series will offer participants insight into the new OCFS training requirement on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma.

2020 Spring Lecture Series

Registration is open for the 2020 Spring Lecture Series.  The series of workshops will be held Tuesday evenings, March 3 – April 7 from 6:30-9:00 pm.  Classes will be held at the Washington County Annex 2, 411 Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls/  Cost:  $250 (Member) and $275 (Non Member).  Deadline to register is February 28, 2020. 2020 Spring Lecture Series Brochure  

Health & Safety Training: Competencies for Becoming a Family or Group Family Child Care Provider

A 15 hour training program, required for becoming a registered or licensed child care provider, is being offered by the Southern Adirondack Child Care Network. Learn how to enhance the quality of your new program and run a business that keeps children healthy and safe from potentially harmful situations in early childhood settings.  Health & Safety Registration Form.  Additional Information:  Letter Added to Health & Safety Flyer and Steps for Registering for Health & Safety Class.  You can now register and pay on line with a credit card. http://www.saccn.org/registration/ . When: Monday, January 6; Tuesday, January 7 and Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Time: 9:00-3:00