ANNOUNCING Ages and Stages Training of Trainers
The Oregon Center for Career Development, the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon State University are excited to announce the Implementing Developmentally Appropriate Screening Using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire Third Edition (ASQ-3) Training of Trainers! FOR MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION MATERIALS CLICK HERE.
Alert!!! Coversheet and Address Changes!
The address to submit your training for Office of Child Care licensing requirements has changed. Please download a new coversheet today and send your documents to the address on the form:
Portland State University -- OCCD
Oregon Registry Online
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
Using the older form or sending training documentation to the wrong address will delay processing times.
Continuation of the Oregon Registry Step application fee waiver!
In response to partner and front line staff input as well as access to the resources through the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant, the $10 Oregon Registry Step application fee waiver will continue for another year, until June 30, 2015. An application is still required in order to evaluate your training and education documents for an Oregon Registry Step 3 or higher. Remember, if you have a degree in the field, you only need to turn in a copy of that diploma or a transcript that has the degree listed with your application. Oregon Registry Step applications can be accessed at pdx.edu/occd/forms-and-resources and should be turned into the Oregon Center for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education (OCCD). Review teams will award the highest Step possible based on submitted documentation.
Professional development resources now available in Russian!
The Oregon Registry Step application has been translated into Russian. Access this new resource at: pdx.edu/occd/forms-and-resources
Oregon’s Childhood Care and Education Professional Development Plan (PDP) has also been translated into Russian. Access this new resource at pdx.edu/occd/sites/www.pdx.edu.occd/files/PDP_Russian.pdf
Statewide Scholarships available for 2014-15!
We are pleased to announce that the Statewide Scholarship Program has again received funding from the Oregon Community Foundation! Funding is available for community based training (cohorts and conferences), college coursework and credentials (CDAs and Oregon Registry Credentials), as well as transcription and translation/ evaluation for degrees earned outside of the United States.
We are also thrilled to let you know about an additional opportunity for providers who are working on AA/AAS degrees to apply for Race to the Top Supplemental Scholarships. These scholarships will pay for college tuition and fees, as well as provide payments directly to the individual to help with indirect costs like books, child care, transportation, school supplies, etc.
Please check out our website for the details and application materials.
Oregon Registry fun facts!
As of June 30, 2014…..
- There are 9039 individuals who have achieved an Oregon Registry Step 3 or higher! This is a 2000 increase over this time last year and almost 300 more than last month.
- OCCD received 666 Oregon Registry Step applications in May 2014! This is a significant jump from the 487 received in March and 66 more than we received in April
- 2119 providers have received education awards between July 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014, totaling $720,800.