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Oregon Core Knowledge Categories

Click on a Core Knowledge Category below to view Care Courses covering that specific knowledge area. 

Are you looking for hours of training in child development/early childhood education? The Oregon Department of Education Early Learning Division states that the following core knowledge categories are accepted for the child development and early childhood education requirement: Diversity (DIV), Families and Community Systems (FCS), Human Growth and Development (HGD), Health Safety and Nutrition (HSN), Learning Environments and Curriculum (LEC), Observation and Assessment (OA), Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development (PPLD), Program Management (PM), Special Needs (SN), and Understanding and Guiding Behavior (UGB). 

The Early Childhood Professional
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 13 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
  • 1 hr in Program Management
Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • 1 hrs in Families and Community Systems
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Parents and Child Care
  • 10 hrs in Families and Community Systems
  • 10 hrs in Program Management
Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Families and Community Systems
Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • 1 hrs in Families and Community Systems
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Emergency Preparedness in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Fun and Fitness
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Infants in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 6 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Keeping Infants Safe
  • 3 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Lead Safety in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Managing Health and Safety
  • 12 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Medication Procedures in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Safe Baby, Safe Child
  • 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Safe Environments in Child Care
  • 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Sanitation for Disease Prevention
  • 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Sun Safety
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Transportation Safety
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Block Play
  • 1.5 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 1.5 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Challenging Behavior: Positive Guidance in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Human Growth and Development
  • 1 hr in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding & Guiding Behavior
Child Development and Guidance
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Days with Toddlers: Curriculum Planning for Ages 12–36 Months
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Infants in Child Care
  • 6 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Music and Movement
  • 1.5 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 1.5 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 10 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Play and Learning in Early Childhood
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 2 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding & Guiding Behavior
Principles of Child Development and Learning
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Social-Emotional Development
  • 3 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding & Guiding Behavior
Toilet Learning
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Block Play
  • 1.5 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 1.5 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Challenging Behavior: Positive Guidance in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 1 hr in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding & Guiding Behavior
Child Development and Guidance
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Creating Schedules and Routines
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Days with Toddlers: Curriculum Planning for Ages 12–36 Months
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 2 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
The Early Childhood Environment: Learning Centers
  • 10 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Great Days with Kids
  • 5 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Infants in Child Care
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 6 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Making Learning Fun
  • 20 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Many Ways to Learn
  • 12 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Music and Movement
  • 1.5 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 1.5 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
  • 10 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Play and Learning in Early Childhood
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 2 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Playing Outdoors
  • 1 hr in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Transitions and Other Troublesome Times
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Caring for Yourself and Achieving Your Goals
  • 3 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 13 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 1 hr in Program Management
First Steps in Child Care
  • 3 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
A Joyful Life of Caregiving
  • 1 hr in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
Understanding Each Other
  • 9 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 1 hr in Program Management
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 13 hrs in Personal
  • Professional, and Leadership Development
Parents and Child Care
  • 10 hrs in Program Management
  • 10 hrs in Families and Community Systems
Biting Hurts!
  • 2 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Challenging Behavior: Positive Guidance in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Human Growth and Development
  • 1 hr in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding & Guiding Behavior
Child Development and Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Days with Toddlers: Curriculum Planning for Ages 12–36 Months
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Early Childhood Stress
  • 5 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Infants in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 4 hrs in 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 6 hrs in 4 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 4 hrs in 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in 4 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 4 hrs in 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in 4 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum