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

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Have you forgotten your password to your Toolbox account? Use the How to Reset your Toolbox Password guide to help get you back into your Toolbox account! Click the gold title to open and print the document.

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

As of January 1, 2017, if you are receiving clock hour credit for FA/CPR, then the trainer will enter your certification into the Missouri Workshop Calendar along with training attendance data. OPEN will only enter certification data for individuals who do not intend to receive clock hours for their FA/CPR training and provide that notice when they submit their certification card to OPEN.

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Our team is happy to serve you!

From left to right: Jessie Latham, 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


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Contact the OPEN Initiative at


1400 Rock Quarry Rd
Suite Q108
Columbia, MO 65211

Phone: 573-884-3373



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