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Electronic Attendance - Provider Support


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Electronic Attendance System Training

This webpage will no longer be updated after June 30, 2018. For the latest information on electronic attendance system training and support, visit:

 Prior to taking the training, please:

  1. Be sure you have a STARS ID. Need a STARS ID? Get a STARS ID when you register in MERIT. Follow this link to get started: 
  2. Be sure you have your employment records current in MERIT – including roles.
  3. Be sure you add an end date to any employment you are no longer with.

The following are available to complete the electronic Attendance System Training:

  1. Online

  2. In-Person

  3. Self-Paced | Workbook

All training will be available in English, Spanish and Somali. Training must be completed by Saturday, June 30, 2018.


Access the online training at

  • Licensed providers: You likely have a DEL Training account. If you have ever completed the required safe sleep training, this is where you accessed it. 

Sign in:

  • Click here for a step-by-step guide. 

  • Forgot your username or password? Click "forgot username or password" to reset your information. 

  • If you don't have a username or password, you will need to create and account. 

Create an account:

  • Click "I am a new student and need a username and password". You will need an email address and your STARS ID.


Space is limited, based on the room's capacity and on a first come, first serve basis. In-person training is prioritized for providers who have not previously completed training (workbook or online) and when classes are full you may be asked to choose a later date to attend. 

To request an interpreter for in-person training please contact 1-844-704-6777.

Please click your region below:


To request your workbook, please contact:
Annique Quinn
Note: the contact information is to request a self-paced workbook only. 


Have you already taken the training and need more hands-on support? Join a Learning Lab!


Electronic Attendance Getting Started Checklist English | Spanish | Somali
When you get your account, use this checklist first to get started.​

Quick Reference Cards (QRC) English | Spanish | Somali
Download the QRCs for step by step instructions

Quick Sheets English | Spanish | Somali
Download the Quick Sheets that highlight key steps and procedures

"How To" Videos English | Spanish | Somali
Click the link to view the "How To" videos

For Help or Questions

If you have questions, need assistance or want to request an interpreter for an in-person training please contact: