Online Child Care Training Approved in Missouri

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Our online child care training classes are approved in Missouri though the Missouri Professional Development System (MOPDS) and recorded into its registry.

Anyone, anywhere is welcome to enroll in one of our online child care classes. Please note that you may also use these class hours towards 120 hours needed for the CDA certificate.

All classes are approved in Missouri EXCEPT Scheduling Success, Be Prepared-Emergency Preparedness in Child Care and Engaging and Entertaining Storytelling.


Joni Levine is a Registered Trainer with the Missouri Professional Development System (MOPDS). Missouri providers can use any number of online classes toward the 12 professional development clock hours required annually. All trainings found in the MOPD System have been approved for DESE training requirements or clock hours.


AJL1-Positive Discipline (6 clock hours)

AJL2-Using Books and Stories with Young Children (3 clock hours)

AJL3-Proud to be a Professional (3 clock hours)

AJL4-The Anti-bias Approach (12 clock hours)

AJL5-Infant and Toddler Care (4 clock hours)

AJL6-Preschool Science: A Sense of Wonder and Discovery (4 clock hours)

BJL1-Promoting Family Partnerships (10 clock hours)

BJL2-Developmentally Appropriate Practice (4 clock hours)

BJL3-Managing Mixed Age Groups in a Child Care Setting (5 clock hours)

BJL4-Learning Through Play (5 clock hours)

BJL5-Separation Anxiety (3 clock hours)

CJL1-Taming Temper Tantrums (6 clock hours)

CJL2-Becoming Part of a Professional Team (2 clock hours)

ASZ1-Caring for Yourself as a Childcare Provider (3 clock hours)

DJL1-The Impact of Violence on Young Children (3 clock hours)

DJL2-Recruiting Child Care Staff (4 clock hours)

DJL3-Potty Training in Child Care (1 clock hour)

DJL4-Marketing Your Child Care Program (6 clock hours)

EJL1-Tranquil Transitions (3 clock hours)

EJL2-Reporting Concerns (3 clock hours)

EJL3-Preschool Math (3 clock hours)

FJL1-Bullies: How to Manage and Prevent Their Behavior (2 clock hours)

FJL2-Social and Emotional Skills Spell School Success and Readiness (2 clock hours)

GJL1-Toddlers - Terrific or Terrible? (2 clock hours)

GJL2-Autism in Your Child Care Setting (2 clock hours)

HJL1-Every Child Is Unique (3 clock hours)

HJL2-Understanding and Responding to Biting (1 clock hour)

HJL3-Observing Children (3 clock hours)

IJL1-Moving and Grooving: Motor Skills and Movement (2 clock hours)

IJL2-Excellence in Child Care Customer Service (2 clock hours)

JJL1-Principles of Child Development (2 clock hours)

JJL2-Theories of Child Development (2 clock hours)

JJL3-Classroom Environments: Setting the Stage for Play and Learning (3 clock hours)

KJL1-Gather 'Round for Circle Time (1 clock hour)

KJL2-About Adult Learners (2 clock hours)

KJL3-Growing Young Gardeners (1 clock hour)

KJL4-Mentoring Methods (1 clock hour)

LJL1-While Children Play: Your Role (1 clock hour)

LJL2-Open the Door to Outdoor Fun and Learning (1 clock hour)

LJL3-ADHD: Understanding and Responding to ADHD in the Classroom (1 clock hour)

MJL1-Routines and Relationships (2 clock hours)

MJL2-Where Everyone is Welcome (1 clock hour)

MJL3-The Best Ideas on Staff Management (2 clock hours)

MJL4-The Amazing Newborn (1 clock hour)

MJL3-First Friends (1 clock hour)

MJL6-Cooking Up Some Fun (1 clock hour)

NJL1-Nuts About Nutrition (3 clock hours) 

NJL2-Rest Time or Chaos Time? (2 clock hours) 

OJL1- Preparing for Early Literacy: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (3 clock hours) 

OJL2- Communication and Conflict (2 clock hours) 

OJL3- Preventing Misbehavior (2 clock hours)

OJL4- School Age Development Online Class (2 clock hours)

PJL1 - Addressing Traumatic Stress (4 clock hours)

PJL2 - Time Management for Child Care Directors (2 clock hours)

PJL3 - Make Time for Music  (2 clock hours)

PJL4 - Build STEM Skills with Blocks (2 clock hours)

PJL5 - Adopting a Child Initiated Approach (3 clock hours)

QJL1- Staying Connected:Tips for Remote Child And Family Engagement  ceus)

RJL1 - Technology in the Classroom (3 clock hours)

RJL2 -Classroom Conversations That Really Matter (2 clock hours)

RJL3 - Family Engagement (2 clock hours)

RJL4 - Talking to Children About Race and Bias (2 clock hours)

SJL1 - Supporting Dual Language Learners in the Classroom (2 clock hours))

SJL2 - Adventurous and Messy Play: Risks and Rewards (3 clock hours)

SJL3 - Family Child Care: The Basics (3 clock hours)

SJL4 - Handling Challenging Behavior With Families (2 clock hours)
    • If you are a provider in Missouri who is required to meet the annual 12 clock-hour training requirement, you are required to obtain a Missouri Professional Development Identification Number (MOPD ID) in order to track your professional development training hours. Training sessions that meet the requirement are approved by the State of Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services, Section for Child Care Regulation.
    • Upon instructor review and successful completion of a class, we will send you a certificate reflecting the class title, student name, hours of training, Core Competency Area, and date of completion.
    • So you can be given credit in the registry for the Missouri Professional Development System, you will have to provide an MOPD ID. If we do not have this, we can't send your class in for credit.
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