Training Information

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

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:
2016 DHSS Clock Hour Review Sheet
2017 DHSS Clock Hour Review Sheet

Training Information for Programs/Providers recieving Subsidy payments from the Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services has identified trainings on the Missouri Workshop Calendar that count towards the training requirement.
(The Missouri Workshop Calendar is administered by Child Care Aware® of Missouri, not OPEN)

You can find the list of approved trainings on the Department of Social Services website at:

Have questions about meeting the training requirements?
You can find answers on the Department of Social Services website at:

OPEN provides the following resources regarding training. Click on the title to open the document.

What training data does OPEN enter and when does OPEN receive electronic training data?

How training reaches reports

Having trouble with a training? Need to know who to contact?

Accessing the clock hour training report to verify staff training data; a step-by-step guide

From the receipt of data to the report (infographic)

Fulfilling the annual clock hour requirement with meaningful professional development

Helping Registered Providers Navigate the Missouri Professional Development

*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.

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. 


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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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