Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cost to take courses at Hudson Valley?
Tuition and fee information can be found in the College Catalog.
Are currently licensed teaching assistants subject to
the new regulations?
Currently licensed teaching assistants are not subject to the
new regulations but those with a temporary license need to complete
six hours of college-level courses to be issued a continuing certificate.
Can I apply the courses I take for another degree?
If students wish to continue their studies beyond the certificate,
coursework may be applied to an associate in applied science Early
Childhood degree from the college. If a student wants to continue
their education after receiving an associate's degree, all
of the courses in the certificate program are transferable to four-year
institutions of higher education. The college currently has transfer
agreements with The College of Saint Rose and Russell Sage College.
Is there additional funding to help pay for my tuition?
Individuals who already work in an early childhood classroom
or registered day care setting may have a funding source to pay
for part or all of their tuition for the certificate courses. The
state's Child Care Educational Incentive Program, which is
funded by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services,
provides tuition reimbursement up to $2,000 annually based on student