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Our Career Development Center provides free, comprehensive career development services to all current and aspiring early childhood professionals.


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Exploring Your Options

The field of early childhood is growing! Explore with us the dynamic range of opportunities to make an impact in the lives of children and families – both in and outside of the classroom.

 

Getting the Job

Whether you are unemployed, under-employed, changing careers, entering or re-entering the work force we will ensure you have the basic tools necessary to successfully market yourself to a potential employer.

 

Education and Advancement

A well prepared highly qualified workforce is essential for the growth and development of young children. Make a commitment to lifelong learning!


Enhanced B5 SUNY-CUNY Workforce Scholarship

The Enhanced B5 SUNY-CUNY Workforce Scholarship is a grant for individuals seeking early childhood credentials, certificates degrees and or certification in early childhood education at CUNY or SUNY schools across the state.

Enhanced B5 CUNY/SUNY Workforce Scholarships Information Sessions

Do you work in an early childhood center or family/group family child care program? Would you like to earn a credential, certificate, two year, four year or graduate degree? The Enhanced B5 SUNY-CUNY Workforce Scholarship: Early Childhood Recognition is a needs-based scholarship designed to support those individuals working 20 hours or more in a licensed early childhood center. You are invited to attend an information session to learn about how this scholarship can support you in achieving your academic and career goals! 

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CUNY School of Professional Studies CPAC Info Sessions

The CPAC is recognized as the standard for measuring effectiveness in leadership, procedural supervision, and fiscal management for administrators of early childhood and school-aged children's programs. Obtaining the CPAC also serves as a measure of individual professional achievement.

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CUNY School of Professional Studies CDA Information Sessions

The program provides students not only with the required coursework but also advisement, writing support, portfolio creation, career services, and classroom observation in pursuit of the Child Development Associate Credential. More than 230 students have graduated from the CUNY SPS CDA certificate program since its inception in 2012. 

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Western NY Career Conversations 2022

Join the Career Center's Career Conversations Series that will engage educators in a variety of topics that will support their work in the field of early care and learning. 

  • Are you interested in a career in Early Childhood? 
  • Are you currently working in Early Childhood and are interested in moving forward in your own academic/educational journey?
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The ECE Employment Network

The Early Childhood Career Center has established an ECE Employment Network to connect employers and job seeking professionals at all levels. Apply to connect with one of our advisors.

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