CHCF's Early Care & Education Institute is committed to improving the quality of care and early education of Latino children through the professional and leadership development of educators, as well as through the education of parents.
Our Institute provided resources & referrals through 4,110 interactions with families.
A total of 56 professional development trainings and business management courses were provided to 286 early care & education providers
Exciting news! CHCF offered its first bilingual Child Development Associate Credential Program series. Ten graduates celebrated their achievement with a graduation ceremony on December 16, 20122 at JPMorgan Chase
We continue to advise the Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) and play a lead role in its implementation of QualityStarsNY, a statewide standardized quality assessment tool. CHCF was one of the lead agencies to participate in a field test in Brooklyn during the 2009-2010 program year
CHCF hosted its Ninth Annual Conference for Spanish-Speaking Early Education Providers on May 21, 2011 at Scholastic Inc. The theme was "Our Contribution: Culture and Education." Over 90 participants attended
The Institute launched "Pasitos Firmes 1," an enhanced, intensive technical assistance project to promote positive change in participants' knowledge and practice of high quality child care in licensed Family and Group Family child care homes
As part of the NYC Infant Toddler Resource Center, we provided over 65 hours of training and professional development to infant/toddler staff, program directors and family child care providers
We provided a total of 223 grants to help licensed early education providers to start a business and program, as well as secure the health and safety of the children
CHCF fully complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides accommodations on request for physical access, communication or other needs that ensure our services, activities and employment are available to the blind and visually impaired, the deaf and hearing impaired, or individuals with other special needs. For assistance, please contact CHCF at (212) 206-1090 or [email protected]
The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc.
is a member of the New York City Child Care
Referral Consortium, the National Association of Child Care
Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) and the
Early Care & Learning Council.