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The Toolbox was developed by OPEN and MASN to serve as a professional development resource for early childhood, afterschool, and youth development professionals. The Toolbox provides multiple tools (resources, reports and assessments) used by individuals, programs, monitoring and funding agencies, as well as supports the use of professional development resources such as the Missouri Workshop Calendar (administered by Child Care Aware® of Missouri) where individuals can find a variety of training opportunities across the state. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services – Section of Child Care Regulation maintains statutory authority for all approval and monitoring of regulation compliance.

Toolbox Account Request


Password Example:
Valid: Lzc$1234 or wdiF456!
Uses upper and lowercase letter,digits, and contains between 8 and 26 characters.
Invalid: Truman
No digits, special characters, and has fewer than eight characters.

Important Notes:

1) The Toolbox confirmation email will come from
2) Be sure to check your spam or junk folder if the Toolbox confirmation email does not appear in your inbox.


User names must be between 6 and 32 characters in length (inclusive).

User names must contain only the following characters:

  • Lowercase letters a-z
  • Uppercase letters A-Z
  • Digits 0-9
  • Special characters ? . , _ - ~ + = $ !

For your protection the following guidelines
must be met to create a password:

Password must be 8-26 characters in length


Password must contain three of the four options:

  • At least one lowercase letter: a-z
  • At least one uppercase letter: A-Z
  • At least one special character: ? . , _ - ~ + = $ !
  • At least one digit: 0-9

Password Cannot:

  • contain words in the English dictionary
  • be the same as your User Name
  • contain symbols other than the special characters above
  • contain certain unallowed number or symbol sequences
  • contain spaces


Need assistance? Please contact the OPEN Initiative at 573-884-3373.

FERPA: Please be mindful of students' rights to privacy. Do not expose sensitive data. More on FERPA.
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