GOLD and The Creative Curriculum Implementation Support for Ohio

Welcome! We are so excited to partner with the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) to offer our support in helping your program succeed.
At Teaching Strategies, our commitment to our customers extends far beyond providing high-quality resources—we make sure that our customers have all the support they need for successful implementation. Because successful implementation of GOLD and The Creative Curriculum is what will ultimately lead to positive child outcomes—and there’s nothing more important than that.

Free, Ohio-Approved Professional Development

As your partners, we recognize the critical role professional development has in implementing The Creative Curriculum and GOLD and have partnered with ODJFS to provide free opportunities for continuing education credit bearing professional development.

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In-Person Professional Development

Join Teaching Strategies at a regional training across the state for a free one-day session focused on implementation and receive a course completion certificate for 6 hours of Ohio approved continuing education credit! Sessions for GOLD and The Creative Curriculum are available.

Getting Started with GOLD

Review next steps

To get started, administrators will first need to add all users to their GOLD account. Click to watch an overview of the next steps!

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Earn Free Professional Development Credit

Register to attend a free Ohio approved in-person or on-line professional development session focused on implementing GOLD in your program.

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Ask Questions

Find the support you need by browsing support articles or videos or typing your question in the MyTeachingStrategies Support Portal.

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Set up Your Account

Use the Getting Started  Checklist and complete the initial steps to successfully.

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Use GOLD Year Round

The User Guides provide year-round support to ensure successful data collection and utilization.

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See GOLD in Action

When used effectively, GOLD strengthens the connection between curriculum and assessment.

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Taking a look at The Creative Curriculum

The Creative Curriculum for Preschool
The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers & Twos
The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care

Getting Started with The Creative Curriculum

View Implementation Support Resources

Feel confident beginning implementation by using the Getting Started Guide and accessing additional free classroom and family resources.

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Earn Free Professional Development Credit

Register to attend a free Ohio approved in-person or on-line professional development session focused on implementing The Creative Curriculum in your program.

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Stay Connected to Teaching Strategies

Explore the Teaching Strategies Blog to engage in ongoing best practice conversations, read articles posted by thought leaders, and review upcoming events and webinars.

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See The Creative Curriculum in Action

The Creative Curriculum features exploration and discovery as a way of learning, fostering development and learning in all areas for all children.

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Questions about our solutions?

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us:

Talk to an Expert


  • Ryan Palmer
    Private Childcare Specialist
  • Kelly Kincaid-Viox
    Early Learning Solutions Specialist
  • Pedro Alcaraz
    Early Learning Solutions Specialist