Use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.
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Click to learn how the CDA can benefit you in Oregon.
All Care Courses are accepted by the Oregon Office of Child Care towards training requirements for those who work in certified child care centers, certified family child care homes and registered family child care homes. This includes clock hours for directors, head teachers, teachers, teacher aides, operators, owners, site directors, site coordinators, providers, caregivers, substitute providers, assistants, volunteers and registered family child care providers.
The Oregon Department of Education requires that all child care providers complete 8 out of their 15 annual clock hours of training in any of the following core knowledge categories:
Click to view Care Courses listed by Oregon’s Core Knowledge Categories. Oregon’s Core Knowledge categories will appear on your Care Courses certificates.
Our courses are accepted towards Oregon Registry Steps 1-7. Oregon Step information is included on our certificates.
All Care Courses are Set 1 trainings. The Oregon Registry Online (ORO) does not accept repeated set 1 trainings. You can find Set 2 or 3 trainings by using the Oregon Registry search tools here.
Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver's Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences may not be used for the first year abuse and neglect requirement.
Infants in Child Care, Toddlers in Child Care, Keeping Infants Safe, and Biting Hurts may all be used towards the 60 clock hours of training required to obtain this credential. Information on this credential can be found here.
For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Oregon, please contact your state licensing agency using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.
Early Learning Division
Phone: 1(800) 556-6616