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  • The Oregon Registry Online Address has Changed!

    The correct address beginning September 1st, 2014 to mail all training and education documentation is: 

    Portland State University- OCCD, Oregon Registry Online, PO Box 751, Portland OR 97207-0751

    Click Here to find the updated Training Coversheets

  • Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe

    okhs logo  Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe (OKHS) is a training and online resource that childhood care and education (CCE) professionals can use to provide healthy and safe environments and practices for children in their care.

      Click Here to view their resources. 

  • Developmental screening: What it means for early learning providers
    Developmental Screening_What it means for early learning providers-1.jpgAs part of Oregon’s Quality Rating & Improvement System, many early learning programs will begin to participate in developmental screening in 2014. But what is developmental screening and what is your role as an early learning provider? More information and resources will be coming soon, but here’s a brief overview to get you started. ​

  • Bleach Concentration News
    Regular Bleach concentration has changed. If you are using bleach to sanitize and disinfect, it is more important than ever to check the label on your bleach bottle to know what concentration you are using and then mix it correctly. For more information around bleach concentration or to download posters and cards with quick information visit www.healthoregon.org/childcare and www.oregonmetro.gov/cleangreen
Quick Resource Links What's New in Child Care


Online Central Background Registry Application​

Apply online for the Central Background Registry.  You may submit a New, Renewal or Reopen your application.


Complaint and Compliance history provides information on complaints made on a facility that has violated regulations governing licensed child care.  The purpose of regulations is to protect the health, safety, and well-being of children in child care facilities.

Access myORO and Find Child Care Training in Your Area or Statewide.


Find Office of Child Care Forms and Publications.
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FREE - Early Childhood Summer Institute

Early educators, child care providers, and kindergarten teachers are encouraged to attend the Early Childhood Summer Institute at David Douglas High School-South Campus on June 20-24, 2016. This free professional development opportunity provides multi-day courses that include:

§  Exploring Infant/Toddler Social Emotional Development through a Trauma-Informed Lens
§  So You Want to Start a Preschool
§  Motivational Interviewing for Home Visitors
§  High Quality Instruction to Support Language Development and Address Academic Gaps for Young Learners
§  Preschool Implementation of Early Childhood PBIS through the Teaching Pyramid
§  Approaches to Learning in Early Childhood: Collaborative Problem Solving and PBIS
§  The Early Intervention Practitioner as Coach 
PUBLIC NOTICE - Early Learning Division Child Care and Development Fund State Plan Public Hearing
WHAT:         Early Learning Division Child Care and Development Fund State Plan Public Hearing
WHEN:         February 18, 2016
                     Hearing begins at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE:       Public Service Building (East Entrance)
                    Basement – Studio A
                    255 Capitol St NE
                    Salem, OR 97310
Oregon's Child Care and Development Fund State Plan for 2016-2018 is Now Open for Public Comment
A draft of Oregon’s Child Care and Development Fund State Plan for 2016-2018 is open for a 60 day public comment period through February 26, 2016There will be a public hearing on the State Plan on February 18, 2016. Information will be posted on the Early Learning Division website. The Early Learning Council is reviewing the plan and will make final approval of the plan following analysis of public input. The plan will be submitted March 1, 2016.


Public comment period for the Child Care and Development Fund State Plan is now closed. A response to public comment will be posted in April.


Employment Related Day Care (ERDC)
The Employment Related Day Care program (ERDC) helps eligible low-income working families pay for child care. This helps parents to stay employed, and children to be well cared-for in stable child care arrangements