Registry News & Updates

Office Closed:  July 4th

The Registry office will be closed in observance of Independence Day. We will resume our regular business hours on Thursday, July 5th. If you need to contact us during this time, please leave a detailed voicemail and a Registry specialist will contact you on September 5th. You may also send an email to

Technical Difficulties:  May 24th

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our fax line. Our technical support team is working diligently and will resolve this issue as soon as possible. Our phone lines and email remain unaffected. 
If you tried sending a fax this week, we encourage you to scan these items and email them to us at to ensure we have received them. This past November, the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) provided funding for free Registry membership and renewal.  An email notification will be sent when the fax line is again working properly.

UPDATE:  Our technical support team has resolved all issues and the fax line (608-222-9779) is now working properly.  - May 30, 2018


Coupon has Ended:  April 6th

This past November, the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) provided funding for free Registry membership and renewal.  More than 6,500 individuals were able to take advantage of this coupon and become Registry members or renew existing accounts. All good things must come to an end and funding for this offer is complete.

Thank you to the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families for providing funding.


The Registry Career Levels Available in Spanish:  April 3rd

The Registry Career Levels are now available in Spanish. 


See the the Career Levels en Español

The Registry Career Levels Updated:  February 5th

The Registry has updated the Career Levels. The new look features a color-code to help show the different pathways to each level. A  new Career Levels web page is available and features a commentary that provides insight and information for each level.
The Registry has also added more pathways to recognize the many achievements of those in the early childhood and education field.

Go to the Career Levels

The Registry System Update:  January 23rd

The Registry will launch a system update to increase security and improve navigation. 
To protect your private information, The Registry will require all users to have a unique email address. You will be asked to sign in to your Registry account with your own personal email address and password. Some users may have to verify their email address.
The Registry system is also getting a face lift.  The new look will feature enhanced menus and streamline your overall experience.

Take the Video Tour  |  Watch the steps to verify an email address

Official Transcripts Required: Beginning January 1st

Beginning on January 1, 2018, official transcripts will be required to verify degrees, credits, and/or CEUs. The Registry will only accept official transcripts from accredited colleges or universities. This requirement will prevent academic fraud and maintain the integrity of The Registry and its members. 

Transcripts must be sent directly to The Registry in an unopened, originally sealed envelope or by secure email from the institution of higher education. Please note that some institutions will not provide an electronic version of an official transcript.