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Professional Development

For more information or to register
call 315-536-1134, ext. 2310
unless otherwise specified

In-Service Training

All In-service trainings are a minimum of 1.5 hours, delivered on-site and in the topic area of your choice. Designed to be a combination of hands-on engagement and lecture based.

Intensive technical Assistance

Uniquely geared to individual registered and licensed providers or center staff. Free to providers and is funded by the Office of Children and Family Services. Professional facilitators come into your program during your business day to offer tips, information and hands-on practice.

Child Development Associate

CFR is not offering at this time

Child Care Council is providing a self-paced, online training course. These online classes are mobile friendly.
For assistance with registering for online training, contact our Main Office-
Within area 585-654-4720
or 1-800-743-5437

Director's Health & Safety


Designed for new directors, established directors will also benefit from this class!
Different from the basic health and safety course, this one is designed so that directors can modify and/or create effective health and safety policies that will lead to Best Practice.

CPR/First Aid

A combination of online learning and in-person skills session

Learn the material at your own pace online. Then attend one of the following in-person skills sessions with our American Red Cross Certified trainer to complete your requirements for Infant, Child and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED.

Blended Learning Course: $75

CFR offers training through regional collaborations
Active Play & Nutrition for Seneca County Family Child Care Providers

The focus of this project will be on increasing physical activity for children and improving nutrition.

Project will offer FREE trainings, Free Kits, and Free assessment tools!

Promote and teach the 10 research based components of high quality care for infants and toddlers
Offer training and on-site consultation to providers that promotes warm, positive relationships between caregivers, children and families


This series will help family providers understand their importance in the social/emotional development of the children in their care.

Family providers need to build relationships and create supportive environments to assist all children and their families.

Child in Air Yoga

Training opportunities for Family and Group providers to come together to ask business related questions of people in the field, receive information on the best way to organize the OCFS required
paperwork and incorporate appropriate business practices into their child care business.

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