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Training Approval Process

To assure high quality training opportunities for staff who are participating in Step Up To Quality, all instructors and trainings must be approved before they can be counted toward meeting the specialized training benchmark. 

 Conference and Special Event Approval Process

If you do not have PDTrack access and you are interested in having conference sessions or special one-time only events such as a national speaker approved, you must apply a minimum of four weeks in advance.

Complete the following forms:

  1. Conference/Special Request Approval Form
  2. Conference Approval Training Matrix

    Submit all of the required information to:
    Step Up To Quality
    Conference/Special Request Approval
    Bureau of Child Care & Development
    P.O. Box 182709
    Columbus, OH 43218-2709
    or email required information to:
The information will be reviewed and the sponsoring agency or organization will be notified of the
Step Up To Quality approved trainings.  
For information or questions email:

 Out of State Conference Approval Process -
Click here for guidelines of acceptable documentation for out of state training

  e-learning Opportunities