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

The Missouri Workshop Calendar is administered by Child Care Aware® of Missouri. Questions about the Missouri Workshop Calendar can be addressed by emailing Contactus@moworkshopcalendar.org

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - Section for Child Care Regulation is the authority for clock hour training approval.
Click the links below for more clock hour information:
2015 DHSS Clock Hour Review Sheet
2016 DHSS Clock Hour Review Sheet

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Our team is happy to serve you!

From left to right: Mallory Renick, Candra Staponski, Lisa Driskel Hawxby, and Aleesha Coke.

KEY Functions of the MOPD System

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

Child Care Aware’s Primary Function:
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


*Please note that all documents on the OPEN web site are .pdf documents and require the use of Adobe Reader to open the document. Adobe Reader is a free download available here.


Contact the OPEN Initiative at


1400 Rock Quarry Rd
Suite Q108
Columbia, MO 65211

Phone: 573-884-3373



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