Upcoming: Level 2 Training Changes
IMPORTANT: New information regarding level 2 training for License Exempt-Related and License Exempt-Unrelated subsidy providers.
Beginning January 1, 2022, all Level 2 training must be taken through MiRegistry.
Certificates for trainings completed outside of MiRegistry dated on or after January 1, 2022, will not count toward the 10 hours of training needed to meet the Level 2 requirement.
You may find approved Level 2 trainings at MiRegistry Statewide Training Calendar .
General Level 2 Information:
License Exempt Related and License Exempt-Unrelated subsidy providers have the option to complete 10 hours of approved training per year to receive a higher hourly rate.
- A provider may begin taking training to count towards Level 2 after completing the Great Start to Quality Orientation (GSTQ Level 1).
- All training on the MiRegistry training calendar, including the annual Michigan Ongoing Health and Safety Training Refresher, counts toward Level 2, except for GSQO (level 1).
See the CDC Handbook for more Level 2 training requirements and information.
Great Start to Quality Orientation: Level 1 of Michigan’s Quality Development Continuum Training
The Great Start to Quality Orientation Level 1 Training is a seven hour training provided for those interested in participating in the Michigan Department of Education – Office of Great Start’s Child Development and Care (CDC) subsidy program.
This training is a basic overview of the following items:
- Child development.
- Setting up shared expectations for children in your care.
- Health, safety, and nutrition.
- First Aid and CPR certification.
It is important to note that the Michigan Department of Education – Office of Great Start periodically revises and updates the Child Development and Care (CDC) subsidy handbook. The most recent issue of the Child Development and Care (CDC) handbook can be found through the Michigan Department of Education.
Documents and Resources
Find Great Start to Quality Orientation Training
Great Start to Quality Orientation includes trainings on topics related to child development, early childhood, business practices, and other projects.
Virtual Great Start to Quality Orientation Slides
To see the slides that were used during the Great Start to Quality Virtual offering click here. If you’d like to see the resources and information the trainer talked about look at the full binder below.
The Great Start to Quality Orientation – Level 1 Full Orientation Training Binder:
Orientation Binder – Spanish
La orientación de Great Start to Quality-la carpeta de orientación de entrenamiento del nivel 1 completo:
Individual Sections from Orientation
These five sections were taken from the orientation binder to provide you with the ability to find specific information quickly:
Want additional information?
If you need additional information regarding this training or training materials, please contact your local Great Start to Quality Resource Center.
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