Professional Development

Training Opportunities

ECCTC partners with ECTC to offer a wide range of training and modalities to meet your program’s needs. We provide various training topics face to face or we can customize in-service training specific to your needs.  

We also provide convenient online learning opportunities to accommodate various schedules and learning styles.

Interested in saving money? Professional Members receive discounts on training fees, including the opportunity to purchase our unlimited professional development package for your center.

Get Unlimited Training

Partnering with ECTC has allowed us to bring the savings to you!

When you become a member through ECCTC, you will receive a discount on ECTC’s unlimited online training! Pay one time or pay in installments for unlimited training for your staff and yourself.

This is an exclusive service available to our professional members. This opportunity gives you access to any of our professional development, including both face-to-face, book clubs, or online learning opportunities, for the entire year!

Professional Membership Benefit

Want to save on training? Join ECCTC today and enjoy these membership benefits:

  • Training Discounts
    • Members receive 40% off of professional development and the exclusive option to purchase Unlimited Training for your center.
  • Child Care Provider Portal
    • Enjoy access to over 1700 resources for childcare programs. This “one stop shop” includes ready-to-use forms, handbooks, policies and procedures, evaluation forms, and much more, allowing you to work smarter, not harder!
  • Job Posting
    • Find and hire quality childcare educators easier with Early Childhood Jobs Southern KY, a service that provides hiring tools and a platform for creating and posting job openings.
  • Latest Information
    • Keep up-to-date with advocacy alerts, news on licensing or certification changes, networking opportunities, and our monthly newsletter.
  • Membership
    • Become a Member of the ECCTC Community

Begin your professional membership today and take the next step toward becoming a blooming center.

More Training Opportunities

Independent Training Opportunities

Choose from dozens of options presented through 2 different methods of learning: reading (books) or completing online training. These courses are designed for staff who enjoy working on their own at home or in their classrooms.

Directors Professional Development

ECCTC provides several options for our busy administrators. These training courses are designed with busy directors, assistant directors, and owners in mind. Receive credit hours for online training or communities of practice that are focused strictly on topics that are of interest for administrators only.

Onsite Training

Looking for something that pertains specifically to your center? Let us know, and we can tailor trainings to fit the needs of your staff. Let our experts come to you and offer training that is necessary to help your staff succeed. We also have a list of topics that may be what you need.  

Communities of Practice

Communities of practice is a great way for teachers and administrators to feel supported and gain some excellent knowledge. Our communities of practice are specific to the topics of the audience. Not only do you get to bounce ideas off of your peers, you get to be apart of the planning process of topics; what you want to learn when you want to learn it!