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Trainer Approval Program (TAP) Renewal Application

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The TAP renewal application for individual and organization certified trainers is now an online application that can be accessed during the application period of each annual TAP application cycle (Jan. 1-31). The form attached below is provided only as an aid in the preparation of information and materials needed to complete the online application. The renewal application will only be accepted as submitted online. Please be sure to consult the “Renewal Application Checklist” below before completing the application. The application and checklist may also be found in the appendices of the TAP Manual (June 2020).

Application and Checklist

Amending an Approved Initial Approval Application

A TAP-certified trainer may amend their approved initial approval/renewal application in the ways below at any time of the year:

  • Add a core knowledge area
  • Add a training delivery method
  • Increase the training content level
  • Add or remove trainers from the approved list (organization/exempt trainers only)

Complete the form below and submit it along with the required documentation to DC Child Care Connections (DC CCC) at [email protected]. Refer to the “Amending an Approved Application” section in the TAP Manual (June 2020) for more information regarding the required documentation for each type of amendment.

For questions about the TAP process, please contact DC CCC, DC’s Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency, at (202) 678-0027 or [email protected].

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