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Oregon Registry Credential Program

Credentials: A credential is a “document certifying that an individual has met a defined set of requirements set forth by the grantor of the credential, usually related to skills and knowledge and may include demonstrations of competence.” -- National Child Care Information Center

The purpose of the state-approved Oregon Registry credentials is to recognize a professional’s knowledge, skills and achievements in order to improve the quality of services and thereby increase positive outcomes for children and families.

We Are Accepting Credential Applications!

The Oregon Center for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education (OCCD) has been working with state partners and other professionals to develop two new credentials for the field of childhood care and education.

We are now accepting credential applications for the Oregon Registry Infant Toddler Professional Credential, Oregon Registry School Age Credential and the Oregon Registry Director Credential.

For more information on the credentials:

Scholarships are available to eligible applicants.

If you have any questions or for more information on credential requirements, please contact us:

Toll Free: (877) 725-8535