The purpose of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Youth Program is to ensure that all children and youth, including preschoolers, have equal access to the same free and appropriate public education, as non-homeless children and youth. See more at the Ohio Department of Education's McKinney-Vento Resources for Awareness.
Soon, ALL preschool and school-age child care licensing and Step Up To Quality functions will be
done in the Ohio Child Licensing and Quality System.
A new October edition of the Early Learning Program Updates provides important information for data managers, program & school leaders, test coordinators, and teachers.
Watch the webcast from Early Learning and School Readiness recorded Sept. 27, 2016. This webcast recording provides updates on the following topics:
The new online Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) training modules, Ohio’s Approach to Quality and Ohio’s Overview to Child Development are now available on the Ohio Professional Registry (OPR)!
To access these courses, you will need to create a Profile in the OPR. You should logon to the OPR through the OCCRRA website https://www.occrra.org/ and click on the tab, “Create Profile.” Once you have a Profile, you can click on “Find Training” to access the courses. Click on the module title in the announcement box at the top of the page to register for each module. Once you have registered for each course, check out by clicking the shopping cart on the top right of the screen. Return to your profile, go to My Scheduled Trainings, click on the training title and from the event description page, you can access the training.