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Standardized Trainers

Oregon Registry Standardized Trainers are approved to deliver one or more of the Standardized Training Curricula. Standardized trainers must be qualified through their experience as a trainer, experience in the field or topic of training, or education in the field or topic of training.

Standardized Trainers are recruited only when a training of trainers session is scheduled for a particular training curriculum. Watch our What's New! page for announcements of Standardized Training of Trainer (TOT) Sessions recruitment information. Applications for Standardized Trainers are not accepted at other times.


Community Trainers

Oregon Registry Community Trainers develop and offer their own independent training sessions to meet Set One standards in the Core Body of Knowledge. Community trainers may also offer standardized training sessions if they are approved for the individual training curricula. Community Trainers must be qualified through their experience as a trainer, experience in the field of childhood care and education, and education in the field.

Community Trainers and Master Trainers may be independent contractors, or they may be employed by training institutions such as child care resource and referral programs and colleges and universities, or they may provide training for professional organizations.


Master Trainers

Oregon Registry Master Trainers develop and offer their own independent training sessions to meet Set One, Set Two, or Set Three standards in the Core Body of Knowledge. Master trainers may offer standardized training sessions if they are approved for the individual training curricula Master trainers may offer train the trainer sessions. Master Trainers must be qualified through their experience as a trainer, experience in the field of childhood care and education, and education in the field.

Persons may apply to be Oregon Registry Community Trainers or Master Trainers at any time by completing the Community Trainer Application or the Master Trainer Application. Trainers can increase their knowledge of adult education and adult development through training opportunities.

Specialty Trainers

Trainers who are out of the field of childhood care and education (such as business, legal or health professionals) and who would like to offer relevant training to those in the field may qualify to be Specialty Community Trainers or Specialty Master Trainers.

If you have any questions, comments, specific feedback, or complaints about a certified Standardized, Community, or Master Trainer, please contact:

Toll Free: 877-725-8535; 503-725-8535
Fax: 503-725-5430; Email: occdtrainer@pdx.edu