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Missouri & Lillio Academy

Can I use Lillio Academy for PD hours in Missouri?

Yes! Lillio Academy is approved by the Missouri Department of Education and is an approved sponsoring organization (#46461) Lillio Academy’s MOPD ID is 167681.

Please Note: All Webinars and Lillio Basic Courses must NOT be submitted to your registry. They do not meet specific learning requirements for the state and will not be accepted if submitted.

Sign up for Lillio Academy to complete your professional development hours at your convenience! You can work at your own pace from wherever you want. Once you complete a course, you can download your certificate!  Missouri course approval codes will be on all certificates. Your attendance will be submitted to The Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (Office of Childhood)

Missouri Child Care Training Requirements:

Caregivers in licensed childcare facilities are required to receive 12 clock hours of training approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) from January 1 to December 31 annually. Educators need to participate in department training. For more information, check here

Course Information

Courses that are NOT Approved by the State are:

  • HA110: Modernizing Your Center

  • HA140: Applying Conscious/Positive Discipline in the Classroom

Courses pending approval in Missouri

  • LA107: Family Handbooks and Policies for the 21st Century

Click here to learn more about Lillio Academy's courses covering required training topics! 

Opening a facility or beginning work in the childcare field:

If you are interested in opening a child care program or working in the child care field, please contact your state licensing agency for your state's specific requirements, rules, and regulations. The Missouri licensing website can be found here.

Last Updated: June 2024

Though Lillio attempts to maintain accurate and up-to-date information, educators are individually responsible for understanding the submission and approval process of all professional development and licensing work in their state.

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