Child care center directors and group day care home providers must meet qualifications as stated in Licensing Rule 19 CSR 30-62.102(2) (B) 2. and 3.

To complete this process, you must:

STEP 1: Submit a Center Director/Group Day Care Home Provider Certification Request.

Explanation of Director Requirements
Licensed Capacity Total College Credits Total Child-Related College Credits
Up to 20 30 * 6
21 to 60 60 * 12
61 to 99 90 * 18
100 or more 120 * 24 **
* Child care work experience may substitute.
** 6 of the 24 child related college credits may be in business or management.
To view a sample course list of approved child related college courses, click here.

STEP 2: To request that a center director/group day care home provider be approved for a specific facility, a Center Director/Group Day Care Home Provider Approval Request must be submitted to the facility’s Child Care Facility Specialist.

Questions should be directed to CCDirectors@health.mo.gov.