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  • Public comment open for June proposed administrative rule updates

    There are four administrative rule sets open for public comment beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Public comment will close for the rule sets Tuesday, June 28 at 10 a.m. Submit public comment by either attending public hearings (linked below) OR send testimony in Word or PDF format to Remy Watts, Rule Coordinator.   School-Age Center […]

  • Public comment open for May proposed administrative rule updates

    There are two administrative rule sets open for public comment beginning Sunday, May 1, 2022. Public comment will close for the rule sets Wednesday, May 25 at 10 a.m. Submit public comment by either attending public hearings (linked below) OR send testimony in Word or PDF format to Remy Watts, Rule Coordinator.   Fire Safety […]

  • Public comment open for April proposed administrative rule updates

    There are two administrative rule sets open for public comment beginning Friday, April 1, 2022. Public comment will close for the rule sets Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 5 p.m. Submit public comment by either attending public hearings (linked below) OR send testimony in Word or PDF format to Remy Watts, Rule Coordinator.   Kindergarten […]

  • Public comment open for proposed administrative rule updates

    There are several administrative rule sets that are open for public comment beginning Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Public comment will close for all rule sets Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 5 p.m. Submit public comment by either attending public hearings (linked below) OR send testimony in Word or PDF format to Remy Watts, Rule Coordinator. […]

  • Temporary Rules Now Permanent

    On March 28, 2019, the Early Learning Council adopted several temporary child care rules, making them permanent. Here is a summary of those changes: Applicable to all providers: Central Background Registry (CBR) Rules update the crimes that are considered disqualifying conditions for enrolling in the CBR. Also, adds programs that are unable to be licensed […]

  • Temporary to Permanent Rules Now Open for Public Comment

    There are several temporary child care rules in effect and the OCC has started the process to make them permanent. Public Comment period is now open and a Public Hearing is scheduled for 3/6/19. Click here to open the Child Care Rule page for more information.

  • Office of Child Care (OCC) Statutory Workgroup Meets November 8, 2018

    The Office of Child Care Statutory Workgroup will meet on Thursday, November 8, 2018. The meeting will be held in Salem, Oregon at the State Capitol, Room 162 from 10:00am-12:00pm.* Agenda and meeting materials are posted below. The State Capitol is located at 900 Court Street NE, Salem, OR 97301. For meeting information, please contact Shaire […]

  • You’re invited! Provider engagement session/webinar information

    October 12, 2018 The Early Learning Division Office of Child Care is hosting a series of in-person Engagement Sessions and Webinars to gather your feedback on upcoming rule changes – including questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, concerns, you name it! As you know a small set of changes to the child care licensing rules went into […]

  • Reminder: Child Care Rules Community Engagement Sessions This Week

    Reminder: The Early Learning Division Office of Child Care will be holding online rules engagement session for all licensed child care providers this week. Please see below for additional details. The Early Learning Division recently passed Temporary Rules for each facility, effective July 1, 2018. The Division has also opened rules on the Central Background […]

  • Child Care Rules Open for Public Comment: Governor’s Directive for Parent Notification

    The Office of Child Care (OCC) has rules available for public comment from August 1 – September 18, 2018 at 5pm. Comments can be sent to Peter Blume via email at early.learning@state.or.us or via postal service to 700 Summer St NE, Suite 350, Salem, OR 97301. A summary of these rules can be found below. […]