In August, 2010, EEC implemented a new, 5 hour pre-service orientation for family child care providers and certified assistants.  Educators completing the new orientation were advised that they would be expected to complete a second five-hour training (FCC Orientation Module Two) during their first year of licensure.  Together, these two trainings fulfill the ten hours of professional development required for educators during their first year of licensure.

EEC is pleased to announce that FCC Orientation Module Two is now available, and is being offered by approved trainers across the state.  If you were first licensed after August, 2010, you must complete Module Two before your license will be renewed.  Newly licensed family child care educators and certified assistants should plan to take this training after they have provided services for six months or more.  Family child care educators who held licenses prior to August, 2010, may also want to take this training for 5 EEC professional development hours.

To find out about a Module Two training near you, contact your regional EPS Grantee, listed below.


EPS Grantee Name

Contact Person

Phone Number


Preschool Enrichment Team

Vicki Van Zee



Center for Childcare Careers,
Family Services of Central Mass.
Joanne Gravel



North Shore Community College Trust Fund

Kathryn Gallo

781-593-6722 x6249


Child Care Resource Center, Inc.

Jenn Kapuscik

617-547-1063 x214


Community Action Committee of Cape Cod & Island

Mary Beth Gaffney



Action for Boston Community Development Inc.

Carla Seymour



Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care. Created: October 21, 2011