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

We DO NOT administer the Missouri Workshop Calendar.
The MWC is administered by Child Care Aware® of Missouri.
Questions about the MWC will be addressed at Contactus@moworkshopcalendar.org

Child Care Aware® of Missouri intends to have all CYY 2016
attendance data to OPEN by October 31, 2016.

NEW: You can now request Program Level Access electronically through your Toolbox account!
Click on the link below for the Program Level Access Request guide.
Request Program Level Access Guide

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Our team is happy to serve you!

From left to right: Mallory Russell, Lisa Driskel Hawxby

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


Need a Toolbox account? Want to enroll in the MOPD Registry?

Interested in seeing your training?

Click here to access a PDF document that is a step by step guide for creating a
Toolbox account and enrolling in the MOPD Registry.

*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.


What's New?

Proud Partners with Missouri Accreditation

OPEN is pleased to announce that Missouri Accreditation is now utilizing the MOPD Toolbox Program Clock Hour Training Report as part of the verification process for programs desiring to become or remain accredited.  OPEN is committed to supporting the recognition of high-quality programs, and is delighted that we can support Missouri Accreditation in this effort.  For specific information about the accreditation process, please contact Missouri Accreditation at (573) 256-1288.

Face-To-Face Training Opportunity

OPEN offers on-site training and technical assistance for any staff wanting to learn how to navigate the MOPD system. If you are interested in having an OPEN staff member come to your program, please contact us at 573-884-3373. 

Contact the OPEN Initiative at


1400 Rock Quarry Rd
Suite Q108
Columbia, MO 65211

Phone: 573-884-3373



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