Picture of Boy jumping into puddleThe Mid-State Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC) provides information, referral and support to families and professionals working with children, both typically developing and those with special education needs, ages birth through five.  We work with families to match the needs of their child with available services, including daycare, preschool, integrated special education settings and community agencies.  We offer trainings on transition, development, behavior, the special education system and much more.  We also provide mentoring at daycares, preschools, UPK, and Head Start programs to promote positive outcomes for young children.

Our services are available, free of charge and confidentially, to all families, providers, and community agencies in the following regions:

  • Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES
  • Onondaga-Cortland-Madison-BOCES
  • Oswego BOCES
  • Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga-BOCES
  • Syracuse City

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MidState Early Childhood Direction Center
Syracuse University
370 Huntington Hall
Syracuse NY 13244
Phone: 315-443-4444
Toll Free: 1-800-962-5488
Fax: 315-443-4338
Email: ecdc@syr.edu