Louisiana's Licensing Regulations (Bulletin 137) - Course 1

Overview of Bulletin 137
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

The Bulletin 137: Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations Overview (Chapters 1-9) is the first in a 4-part series of courses designed for all administrators, directors, teachers and other support staff that own, operate and/or work in licensed “out of home” early learning centers. This course is covers nine chapters of Bulletin 137 beginning with background on Louisiana's vision for ensuring all children enter Kindergarten ready to learn and be successful. Changes in the state's child care licensing regulations were part of achieving that vision. The course will cover:

  • Background on Licensing and Early Childhood in Louisiana
  • Chapter 1: General Provisions
  • Chapter 3: Licensure
  • Chapter 5: Ownership of Early Learning Centers
  • Chapter 7: Licensing Process and Procedures
  • Chapter 9: Changes Requiring a New License

The lectures are filled with many activities that make it interactive and engaging for participants taking this course. After completing this course, students will earn 2.0 training hours.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need a copy of Part CLXL BESE Bulletin 137: Louisiana Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the difference types of licenses that are used for “out of home” early learning centers
  • Be able to describe the requirements and regulations that relate to ownership of early learning centers
  • Be able to describe the processes and procedures related to receiving a new licenses, and to renewing a current license
  • Understand what changes would require an owner to receive a new license
  • Have access to 13 free lectures and 2 hours of content

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for all administrators, directors, teachers and other support staff that own, operate and/or work in licensed “out of home” early learning centers

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Section 1: Course 1 - Overview of Chapters 1-9
Course 1 Introduction
Course 1 Pre-test
12 questions
General Provisions
Test Your Knowledge - License Types
Ownership of Early Learning Centers
Licensing Process and Procedures
Test Your Knowledge Part 1
Test Your Knowledge Part 2
Test Your Knowledge Part 3
Test Your Knowledge Part 4
Changes Requiring a New License
Summary and Post-test
Course 1 Post-test
12 questions
Contact Information and Obtaining Your Certificate

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Instructor Biography

Ashley Dorsey-Foster, Program Manager

Ashley is a Program Manager in the Division of Licensing. Prior to joining the Division of Licensing, Ashley worked at the Department of Education in the Division of Nutrition Support where she was a Program Specialist. Her duties included compliance monitoring for the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Summer Food Service Program and conducting Nutrient Analysis for school menus statewide.

Instructor Biography

Romney Manuel, Programs Specialist

Romney Manuel has many years of experiences in the early childhood field. Mr. Manuel also has a vast amount of experience using reliable and valid assessment tools to evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood programs. Romney currently works at the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) in the Division of Early Childhood. At LDE, Mr. Manuel serves as Program Specialist where he works with Child Care Providers, and Resource/Referral Agencies who provide trainings, technical assistance, and referrals for child care providers and for families of young children.  He has also provided professional development to early childhood teachers and administrators throughout the state of Louisiana, and has presented at local, and state, and national conferences.

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