All administrators and lead and assistant teachers must complete 20 hours of specialized training every two years.
All administrators and lead and assistant teachers must complete 10 hours of prerequisite specialized training based upon their hire date at the program.
Prerequisite Update! October 2012
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All administrators and lead and assistant teachers must complete 10 hours of prerequisite specialized
training based upon their hire date at the program.
- Administrators: 7.5 hour Administrator Rules Training and 2.5 hours of approved SUTQ training
- Infant/Toddler: 10 hours of Infant/Toddler Guidelines Modules
- Preschool: 10 hours of Early Learning Content Standards Training
- Schoolage: 10 hours of It's Series Training for Schoolage Staff
Type A Home Providers please note: If your Type A Home is licensed to serve infants and/or toddlers regardless if any are currently enrolled in the Type A Home, lead and assistant teachers must take the
infant and toddler guidelines training. All modules must be completed prior to taking any other Step Up
To Quality approved specialized training.
Click here to access Specialized Training Guidance Document
Click here to view the Step Up To Quality Guidance Document which includes frequently asked questions regarding specialized training requirements.
On-going Annual Training Requirements
Upon completion of the prerequisites, staff can take any other approved training in order to fulfill annual specialized training requirements, as long as it is aligned with the individual's professional development plan.
Visit the Ohio Professional Development Network to view and register for Step Up To Quality approved trainings, including pre-requisite trainings.
Click here to view a list of Approved Training which may not appear on the Ohio Professional
Click here to view Out of State Conference Approval Information
Click here to view a Sample Professional Development Plan
Click here to view the Specialized Training Worksheet