The Early Care and Education Training Institute is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation
committed to improving the quality of early care and education through professional development
programs. ECETI also supports not-for-profit organizations through ongoing training, management
and strategic planning.
ECETI formed in July 1997 to meet the needs of the early childhood and school age community
for early childhood education and for successful development and management of not-for-profit
It is operated by its Board of Directors and an Advisory Team. The Executive Director and
Business Manager work with a team of consultants, staff and professionals from the early
childhood and other related fields to deliver its services.
The Early Care and Education Training Institute primarily serves Western Connecticut (Litchfield and Fairfield Counties), but does provide services
throughout Connecticut as well as Putnam County, New York.