Louisiana's Licensing Regulations (Bulletin 137) - Course 3

Understanding Chapter 17
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

The Bulletin 137: Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations Overview (Chapters 17) is the third 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 covers chapter 17 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. This course will cover:

• Criminal Background Checks and the State Central Registry Disclosure Forms

• Required Staff and Director Qualifications
• Child to Staff Minimum Ratios and Supervision
• Records for Staff and Independent Contractors
• Required Trainings and Continuing Education

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 criteria for staff and director qualifications
  • Gain an understanding of the requirements for child to staff minimum ratios and supervision
  • Understand the type of records needed for staff and independent contractors
  • Become familiar with required trainings and continuing education criteria
  • Understand regulations regarding criminal background checks and the State Central Registry Disclosure Forms

What 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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Curriculum

Section 1: Course 3: Overview of Chapter 17 - Minimum Staffing Requirements and Standards
Introduction to Course 3 and Pre-test
07:26
Licensing Regulations Course 3 Pre-test
12 questions
Criminal Background Checks and State Central Registry Disclosure Forms
18:55
Test Your Knowledge (1) - Criminal Background Check and State Central Registry
00:49
Test Your Knowledge (2) - Criminal Background Check and State Central Registry
01:31
Required Staff and Director Qualifications
09:00
Staff to Child Minimum Ratios and Supervision
07:25
Test Your Knowledge (1) - Staff to Child Minimum Ratios and Supervision
00:39
Test Your Knowledge (2) - Staff to Child Minimum Ratios and Supervision
01:09
Test Your Knowledge (3) - Staff to Child Minimum Ratios and Supervision
01:00
Staff Records and Personnel Files
04:43
Required Trainings and Continuing Education
06:55
Test Your Knowledge (1) - Required Trainings and Continuing Education
00:47
Test your Knowledge (2) - Required Trainings and Continuing Education
02:03
Test Your Knowledge (3) - Required Trainings and Continuing Education
01:01
Course Summary and Post-Test
00:56
Licensing Regulations Course 3 Post-test
12 questions
Contact Information and Obtaining a Certificate
01:23

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Instructor Biography

Nicholy Johnson, Education Consultant

Nicholy Johnson has over twenty years of experience in the early childhood field. She has provided professional development to early childhood teachers and administrators throughout the state of Louisiana, and has presented at local, state, and national conferences. Ms. Johnson also has a vast amount of experience using reliable and valid assessment tools to evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood programs. Nicholy is a former kindergarten teacher who currently works at the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) in the Division of Early Childhood. At the LDE, Ms. Johnson serves as an education consultant where she works with Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies who provide trainings, technical assistance, and referrals for child care providers and for families of young children.



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.

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