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In order to best protect confidential and other important data, the ODJFS website will no longer support several outdated web browsers. Effective December 5, Internet Explorer 6 or older, Opera 4 or older and Netscape Navigator will no longer work on ODJFS sites that are https-enabled. Individuals can download the most recent version of Internet Explorer here and the most recent version of Opera here.

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Orientation Curriculum - All new child care staff members are required to complete this orientation training within thirty days of employment. This training is NOT Step Up To Quality or Ohio approved.  Click here for the orientation curriculum including administrator instructions and frequently asked questions.
 

Required Administrator Rules Training - required training for new administrators of ODJFS licensed child care centers.  This training is required within six months of their appointment and every five years thereafter.  Any current administrator who completed the course prior to December 31, 2016 shall complete the updated training by  December 19, 2021.

 At-a-glance: Training Requirements and approved organizations for First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse, and CPR.    

 Other Available Training  

Child Abuse Overview (one-hour)  

Communicable Disease Training for Child Care Center and Type A Home Personnel  

UPDATED Transportation Training click here (This training is required to be completed prior to transporting children for the child care program. This training is required for drivers who are used in staff/child ratio and for drivers who are child care staff members at a child care center or family child care home.)

Transportation Curriculum  (This training is obsolete and will be removed from the website effective March 31, 2017. Once the training is removed, you will lose any progress you have made on the training. Therefore, if you are in the middle of the training once it is removed, you will need to start over and complete the “UPDATED Transportation Training” above.)

 

Ohio Professional Registry (OPR)  

Click here to be directed to statewide training opportunities, including Step Up To Quality Approved and Ohio Approved Trainings