About the Portal

The following agencies and organizations are collaborating to provide a single point of entry for individuals wishing to use the Missouri professional development system.


To connect families to child care, early learning and after school programs; improve the quality of those programs; and to collaborate with business and civic leaders to make child care safe and enriching for children.
www.mo.childcareaware.org


To provide a statewide system for the development, implementation and ultimate sustainability of high quality, safe, caring, nurturing afterschool programs for extended experiential learning, academic achievement, social, recreational, and personal life skills development espousing the principals of best practices in youth development, quality care and education for all Missouri students during non-school hours.
www.moasn.org


To implement a career development system for Missouri’s early childhood and school age/after school professionals.
www.OPENinitiative.org


To be the leader in promoting, protecting and partnering for health.
www.dhss.mo.gov


To maintain or improve the quality of life for Missouri Citizens.
www.dss.mo.gov