Approved Raters & Trainers

State Approved Trainer and Training Approval Process

Thank you for your interest in becoming an approved trainer for Great Start to Quality. The purpose of the training and trainer approval process is to promote quality professional development opportunities across the State of Michigan. Quality training sets the foundation for early care and schoolage professionals.

As of January 1, 2016 all professional development opportuniries offered by a Great Start to Quality Resource Center must be state approved. All trainers must complete the Trainer Approval Process and as of February 1, 2016, all trainings must be approved through the Training Approval Process. As of February 1, 2018, the Trainer and Training Approval Process is administered and managed by the Michigan Registry (MiRegistry).

Approved Trainers will be listed in the Michigan Registry. Trainer contact information, willingness to provide training in multiple Great Start to Quality regions and any approved training will be listed in the database. Please visit the registry's website for more information, call or email:

Phone: 833-386-9238

Email: support@miregistry.org

As an approved Great Start to Quality trainer providing an approved training, you have a tremendous opportunity to impact the lives of Michigan's early care and education providers.