Skip to main content

Only those distance learning workshops that have been approved by The Professional Development Program (PDP) are acceptable for OCFS training credit. Click on Approved CoursesIf you have any questions, call PDP at (518) ) 442-6575.

Child Care Resources of Rockland has a partnership with Smart Horizons, a distance learning provider. You can access their approved, fee-based, inexpensive courses and CDA at Smart Horizons.  

Approved distance learning opportunities can also be found on the PDP website. There you can find a list of the ECETP e-Learning courses. Funding for these workshops is sponsored by New York State Office for Children and Family Services, which in turn is funded by the federal Child Care and Development Fund and administered by the Professional Development Program, Rockefeller College, State University at Albany. These workshops have been approved and are available to all child care providers in New York State at no cost.

You can also view a list of OCFS reviewed distance learning courses.

If you have any questions about distance learning/online training or taking CDA coursework online, please call (845) 425-0009 x or email