Register for Live Demonstration of New Streamlined Keystone STARS Designation System

On July 1, 2022, the new process for Keystone STARS pre-designation and designation applications launches in Pennsylvania’s Professional Development (PD) Registry. Moving more functionality into the PD Registry streamlines multiple processes into one system and designation for providers.

Read the full ELRC-22-03 ( Announcement.

Attend a Live Demonstration on Zoom

The PD Registry team will host two live demonstrations of the new system features. Directors, administrators, and owners of child care programs in Pennsylvania are invited to join one of the following sessions:

Thursday, Jun. 23, 2022 from 6-7 PM
Register for this live demonstration on Zoom.

Friday, Jun. 24, 2022 from 1-2 PM
Register for this live demonstration on Zoom.

A recorded version of this demonstration will be posted to the Pennsylvania Key ( website following the live sessions.

Prepare With These Next Steps

Directors, administrators, and/or owners can get ready for this transition by:

  1. Completing an individual or personal PD Registry profile and applying for placement on Pennsylvania’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) Career Pathway;
  2. Assisting staff members to complete their PD Registry profile and apply for their placement on the Career Pathway;
  3. Claiming the organization profile for their program;
  4. Verifying their program’s staff; and
  5. Providing the appropriate classroom information in their program’s profile.

Resources to complete for these steps and more are available on the PD Registry ( page.