SACC Credential For Directors (School Aged Child Care Center Directors)
If you are a child care provider that works with school-age children, the School-Age Care (SAC) Credential is a program which was developed to promote quality services to children and families by providing specific standards, training, and evaluation of school-age staff members and providers.
By earning a SAC Credential, you’ll be afforded the opportunity to gain professional esteem and recognition for demonstrating competence in on-the-job skills.
First Steps – Urban Outreach, Inc. is a host agency for the New York State SAC Credential Preparatory Course. The course is an in-depth study of competency standards that reflect best practices in after-school programs. This course is specifically designed for individuals currently employed in SACC programs, center-based, or home-based child care programs who serve children ages 5 to 13 years old. Seminar instruction is held weekday mornings during the school year. Class does not take place during school breaks. In addition to seminar instruction, FSUO also provides you with a Credential Advisor who will serve as your mentor throughout the credentialing process. For more information about the SAC Credential or class schedule, please contact Gregory Pereira at 212-491-6500.
Who Is This Program For?
The program is for youth development professionals. If you are a Supervisor responsible for multiple sites, or a Director running program out of a school/ community center or a small business owner serving your community, the Credential Prep Course will Give you the skills and knowledge & disposition needed to operate effective programs and meet the educational requirements to serve as an After-School Director per the NYS OCFS Part 414 regulations.
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