Voting with Kids in Mind

Voting with Kids in Mind Means: Affordable High Quality Child Care for ALL Nutritious Food Every Day Safe Place to Live Health Care and Healthy Beginnings Secure Relationships CHILD CARE Inadequate child care results in poor nurturing and the loss of potential, widening the learning gap as children move through elementary school, middle and high school and into adult life. … Read More

Annual SACC Conference

Annual SACC Conference Saturday, October 20, 2018 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Dewitt Middle School – 560 Warren Rd, Ithaca, NY 4½ hours of training all in one place! $65  registration fee Light Breakfast and Lunch is provided Workshops filled on a first-come, first-serve basis For information on workshops and to print registration, go to our training page.

Fourth Annual Fall Conference – CANCELLED

Fourth Annual Fall Conference Saturday, September 15, 2018 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Dewitt Middle School – 560 Warren Rd, Ithaca, NY 4½ hours of training all in one place! $65 early registration by August 30th, or $75 after August 30th Light Breakfast and Lunch is provided Workshops filled on a first-come, first-serve basis For information on workshops and to … Read More

Separating Children and Parents

Separating Children and Parents The Child Development Council is distressed by the forcible separation of children from their parents as a result of current immigration policy. The impact on children is staggering, not only today, but throughout the children’s lifetime. According to Harvard Medical School, this is what happens inside children when they are forcibly separated from their parents. Their … Read More

4th Annual Playdate in the Park

                    Please join the Child Development Council for our annual Playdate in the Park. Admission is free and our event is open to the public. We’ll have healthy snacks, simple activities, face painting and so much fun for families, friends, and neighbors. The Carousel will be OPEN and FREE all day, … Read More

Please take a moment to complete our Parent Survey

We want to hear from YOU about Child Care! The Child Development Council is participating in the NYS 2018 Parent Survey (only 9 questions). If you are a Tompkins or Cortland County resident and your child(ren) are currently in child care, or you are looking for child care, or you have used child care in the past, WE WANT TO … Read More

Celebrating 50 Years

Volunteer Leadership a Hallmark for 50 Years On this 50th anniversary of the Child Development Council of Central New York, Inc. we pause to reflect on the local volunteer leaders who have worked tirelessly alongside the Council staff to discern the needs and found the Council, nurture our early years, guide us through challenging times, celebrate the impacts of innovative … Read More

The Out of Bounds Radio Show featured Sue Dale-Hall

The Out of Bounds Radio Show with Tish Pearlman featured CEO and Director of the Child Development Council Sue Dale-Hall BROADCAST DATES and TIMES: Sat Sept 9 at 3:30pm pm: WEOS-FM ( 90.3 & 89.5 Geneva/Seneca Falls region) Live Stream: WEOS.org for those out of region Sun Sept 17 at 11:30 am: WSKG-FM 89.3 Binghamton, 90.9 Ithaca 91.7 Cooperstown/Oneonta, 91.1 Corning/Elmira, 88.7 Hornell/Alfred) LIVE … Read More