Intensive Technical Assistance Project
Child and Family Resources offers support services to all types of child care professionals working with children on best practices for providing child care, indicators of quality child programs and information on business administration practices. More information can be found on the basic Technical Assistance page.
Our Intensive Technical Assistance Project is uniquely geared to individual registered and licensed providers or center staff located in Ontario, Seneca or Yates Counties. This is 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 practice hands on.
- Providers wanting to address program concerns may request this service
- Providers interested in investigating topics not covered in group classes or as a follow up to a training attended can request this program
Your participation in the ITA program may also include training hours!
Family child care programs may also be eligible to receive resource kits based
on the topic areas chosen for the ITA.
This years project includes:
Family Engagement practices such as; parent/provider communication, opportunities for family involvement/support and plans for transitioning children to school may be assessed through a review of provider communication tools such as, parent handbook, program policies, parent survey, yearly calendar of events.
Career and Professional Development planning. This area includes support of the provider to plan career and education goals, assess strength and limitations, information on or planning for the QualityStarsNY project, financial planning for professional development, self assessment regarding child development knowledge, program planning, regulation areas and developmentally appropriate practice. Information may also be provided on college course work, credentials and family child care accreditation.
Provider Management and Leadership. This could include assistance on financial accountability and sustainability, policies and procedures,Compensation/benefits and program planning. Evaluation of documents such as provider budget, parent handbook, program policies and procedures communication and marketing tools could be included.
Child Development and Curriculum planning. This could include resources on age appropriate activities that foster learning, program development tools, infant through school age specific resources that support learning, etc. Resources must follow NAEYC guidelines for developmentally appropriate practice.
Contact our nearest office and ask to speak to someone, on our
Professional Development Team for more information.
A limited number of ITA hours are available!!