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What initial and ongoing state training and registry system (STARS) training is required for child care center staff?

The director, program supervisor and lead teachers must register with the STARS registry and complete one of the following trainings within the first six months of employment or of being granted an initial license:
(1) Basic training approved by the Washington state training registry system (STARS);
(2) Current child development associate certificate (CDA) or equivalent credential, or twelve or more college credits in early childhood education or child development; or
(3) Associate of arts (AA), associate of arts and sciences or higher college degree in early childhood education or child development.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 15-01-044, § 170-295-1060, filed 12/9/14, effective 1/9/15. WSR 06-15-075, recodified as § 170-295-1060, filed 7/13/06, effective 7/13/06. Statutory Authority: Chapters 74.12 and 74.15 RCW. WSR 03-14-110, § 388-295-1060, filed 6/30/03, effective 8/1/03.]
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