Welcome to the OPEN Initiative
We administer the MOPD ID, Toolbox,
and the MOPD Registry.

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For questions about how training data reaches your reports, please click on the training tab below.

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Key Functions of the MOPD System

Key Functions Document

DHSS-SCCR’s (now the Office of Childhood) Primary Function:
Administer Child Care Licensing Regulations
(including approving and monitoring clock hour trainings)

Child Care Aware’s Primary Function (via the Missouri Workshop Calendar):
Accept Training Applications
Advertise Approved Trainings
Collect Training Attendance Data
Send Training Attendance to OPEN

OPEN’s Primary Function:
Collect Workforce Data (including training data) provide reports to:
MOPD Registry Members
Individuals with Program Level Access
The Office of Childhood
Missouri Accreditation

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