Educational Incentive Program (EIP)
The Educational Incentive Program (EIP) is a scholarship program funded by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYS OCFS). Its purpose is to assist child care providers in paying for the professional development training and education they need to provide quality care to children.
What is Medication Administration Training (MAT)
The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) has specific regulations about giving medication to children in child day care settings. The regulations require all child day care programs that choose to administer medication, other than over-the-counter topical ointments, sunscreen and topically applied insect repellent, to meet certain conditions including having staff who are approved to give medication in a child care setting.
Early Childhood Video Conferences
Videoconference training allows you to learn from experts and other child care providers while networking and sharing your experience with other professionals. These trainings consist of:
- a live broadcast;
- discussions with panelists including national and state experts as well as child care providers;
- opportunities for interaction at each training site;
- activities to apply what you have learned;
- extensive handout and resource materials;
- 2.5 hours of training and .25 CEUs.
Co-trainers at each site will guide discussions and help you apply your knowledge and skills.