Training Choices

College courses; Community-based trainings; online and virtual options; Read and Reflect self-studies; conferences, work groups, and our own PODSQUAD personal trainings. Learn more on this page and check out our training calendar.



"The expert in anything was once a beginner..."


ORO Training Calendar

The Oregon Registry Online provides a calendar of trainings across the state and enables child care providers to keep track of their training and education. Create an Oregon Registry account to begin tracking your training:

Podsquad Trainings

Our PODSQUAD Trainings help meet your professional development goals on your terms! Train when you want; where you want; across every Core Knowledge Category. 

You just: 

1.  Select the PODSQUAD that interests you. 

2. Email with the name of PODSQUAD you would like to be emailed or mailed to you.

3.  Complete the training and evaluation and return it all to your CCR&R Support Specialist. 


Start your Safety Set Training Here!

All Oregon providers must complete Introduction to Child Care Health & Safety (ICCHS). Licensed Providers, Center Staff and Regulated Subsidy Providers must also complete Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect (RRCAN).  

Both can be completed online for free at the Oregon Center for Career Development's (OCCD) courses web site.  You can create a free account and access these two courses here:

Movie Talk: Babies!

Are you interested in a take-home training based on the 2010 film that follows four babies from different countries through their first year of life?

We have Distance Training options to suit your busy lifestyle.  Podcasts? Online Course? Zoom Presentation? Vroom! to you? Babies! TO GO? You want it; we've got it.  Just let us know....


Inclusive Child Care 


“No matter what their abilities or needs, all children are children first. The Inclusive Child Care Program supports access to inclusive child care opportunities for all children.”

If you provide child care, the Inclusive Child Care Program can provide resources and support to help you meet the needs of every child in your care.