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Oregon & Lillio Academy

Can I use Lillio Academy for PD hours in Oregon?

Yes! Lillio Academy Certificates are accepted by the Oregon Registry Online as Community Based Training and can count toward college course credits from Steps 1-7 Core Knowledge Competency Levels.

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! 

Oregon Child Care Training Requirements 

In accordance with 414-300-0120, all providers in the state of Oregon are required to complete 15 hours of professional development annually, of which at least 8 clock hours shall be in child development or early childhood education. An approved planned reading program of professional materials may count for up to 6 hours of the 15 clock hours of training and must include a written assessment of reading materials completed by each participating staff person.

The following core knowledge categories are accepted for the child development and early childhood education requirement: 

  • Diversity 

  • Family and community systems

  • Human growth and development 

  • Health, safety, and nutrition 

  • Learning environments and curriculum

  • Observation and assessment

  • Special needs 

  • Understanding and guiding behavior

A head teacher whose qualifications for the position are based solely on work experience shall emphasize child development and early childhood education training for the first two years of employment. Training may include correspondence courses, conferences, workshops, or audiovisual programs. 

OCC will accept duplicate training one additional time if it is a Set 2 (intermediate) or Set 3 (advanced) training or above as described by the Oregon Center for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education, and it is not taken within the same license period. 

Click here to learn more about the courses Lillio Academy offers 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. Oregon licensing website can be found here.

Last Updated: May 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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