Applying for the New York State School-Age Care Credential is a big commitment.
However, working towards the credential can be a rewarding experience. It offers individuals the opportunity to:
- Evaluate their own work in relation to New York State School
- Age Care Competency Standards;
- Get feedback and support from people who have experience working with school-age children and knowledge about school-age services;
- Improve his/her skills in ways that are satisfying for themselves and beneficial for children;
- Earn a professional Credential that is recognized throughout New York State and beyond!
The New York State School-Age Care Credential has been developed to promote quality services to children and families by providing specific standards, training, and evaluation of school-age staff members and providers. It is an opportunity for adults working with school-age children to gain professional recognition for demonstrating competence in their on-the-job skills.
. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:45AM – 12:45PM (Weekly, November 29, 2022 - December 29, 2023) Virtually on Zoom + January Office Hours (Optional) Thursdays, 10:00AM - 12:00PMCOURSE DESCRIPTION
The School Age Care Credential Course is an in-depth study of competency standards that reflect best practices in after-school programs. This course is specifically designed for individuals currently employed in school age child care programs, who serve children ages 5 to 13 years old. Competency standards demonstrating the ability to nurture children’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth will be explored. Major topics include maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment, child development, challenging behaviors, observing and recording, working with families, curriculum development, operational program management, communication, and professionalism. Current theories and trends of working with and educating school age children will be investigated by SACC Candidates.
THIS is the COURSE that meets the requirement for DIRECTOR level certification from DOH / OCFS.
Course Tuition is $1,250 per semester, payable by check and/or EIP Scholarship Voucher to TEACHABLENYC NO LATER THAN THE COURSE START DATE.
Candidate-students must register for one Section [B or C] only for the Fall semester.
EIP Sponsored Scholarships Are Available For Eligible Applicants At No Cost! [TEACHABLE NYC will support you in the scholarship application process. Please fill out the form below and we will be contact with you or your organization/agency.]
For More Information: Please Email email@example.com
or Call 646.353.5969
For students eligible for Semester 2 [February 2022-April 2023] please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on Sections A/B. Students must have completed Fall 2022 or Winter 2022 semester to enroll. Limited spaces available.