Ohio Ready To Learn

Ohio Ready To Learn Workshop Information:

Ohio Ready to Learn Phase One:  Defining Quality with the Business Administration Scale (AT106158)

This workshop explains the rationale for the Business Administration Scale and describes its use as a professional development tool.  Specific items are examined in the scale, with special focus on the #5 “Good” indicators.  Participants will be able to consider upgrading policies and procedures in their early learning environment that reduce risk.

Recognizing Developmental Milestones Using the ASQ: Ohio Ready to Learn Phase Two (AT106162)

Participants will be introduced or able to review the ASQ (Ages & Stages Questionnaire) and observe its use. Child development domains will be tied to practical examples and language that can be easily understood by parents. Strategies for successful parent meetings will be addressed.

Practical Applications of Safety Competencies: Ohio Ready to Learn Phase Three (AT106277)

Participants will closely examine the Safety Competencies in Ohio’s Core Knowledge and Competency document (CKC). The workshop will encourage those in attendance to recognize the need for emergency preparedness, appropriately respond to all types of bullying, demonstrate strategies to explain safety precautions to children and make a plan to correct potential safety hazards in the early childhood environment.

The Series: Three Sessions of 2012-13 Ohio Ready to Learn (AS106278)

This series contains all three sessions of Ohio Ready to Learn for 2012-13:  Defining Quality with the Business Administration Scale; Recognizing Developmental Milestones Using the ASQ; and Practical Applications of Safety Competencies.

Workshop Dates

April 18, 2013

6:30-8:30 pm
Phase Two
Rockhaven Church, 188 Morgan Drive, Lucasville, OH 45648 (map)

April 25, 2013
6:30-8:30 pm
Phase Three
Rockhaven Church, 188 Morgan Drive, Lucasville, OH 45648 (map)

May 18, 2013
9 am – 3:30 pm
The Series: Three Sessions of 2012-13 Ohio Ready To Learn
Location: WOSU Public Media, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210 (map)


Registration must go through the Ohio Professional Development Network. After you have established your OPDN.org account you can go to “PDTrack trainings” tab and find the training by date. If for some reason you cannot attend or signed up by mistake, please go back to the training detail page and cancel. If you have not registered on the Ohio Professional Development Network, please read below for step by step instructions.

How to Register & Create Your OPDN Profile for the first time

  • Go to www.OPDN.org
  • Click “Sign up for OPDN” (green box on the right side of page)
  • Enter your date of birth and the last 5 digits of your Social Security Number, click “Next”
  • Enter contact information, click “Next” (some fields are required)
  • For employment type, if you work at a:
    • “A. Center / Type A Home”: choose “ODJFS licensed Child Care Center Employee” and enter the Program license number. This number can be found at: http://www.odjfs.state.oh.us/cdc/
    • “B. Type B Family Child Care Provider”: choose “Any other type of employment” and enter contact information.
  • Click “Next”
  • An email will be sent to the email account associated with your profile. This email contains a link to set the password for your profile. If you don’t receive this email within 5-10 minutes, check your spam folder.
  • Once your password is set up and you’re logged in, your OPIN number will be displayed in the top left hand corner of your profile screen.

If you have questions or need assistance, please call:
OPDN Help Line: (614) 396-5959, ext. 319 or WOSU Public Media: (614) 292-9678, ext. 40775 and ask for the Ready To Learn Coordinator