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13a.18.13.00.htm 13A.18.13.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 18 LARGE FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES Chapter 13 Educational Programs in Nonpublic Nursery Schools Authority: Family Law Article, §5-501, 5-505, 5-550―5-557.1 and 5-560―5-563; State Government Article, §10-617; Human Services Article, §1-202; Annotated Code of Maryland Agency Note: Federal Statutory Reference―Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq. Pro-Children Act of 1994 (20 U.S.C. §6081 et seq.
13a.18.13.01.htm 13A.18.13.01. 01 Purpose and Scope.. This chapter establishes requirements for approval to operate an educational program in a nonpublic nursery school located in a residence that is registered as a large family child care home.
13a.18.13.02.htm 13A.18.13.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Certificate of approval" means the document issued by the State Board to the legal authority responsible for governing and operating a school if the school has met the requirements of this chapter.2) “Child care home registration” means the document issued by the Department pursuant to this subtitle that authorizes the recipient to operate a large family child care home.
13a.18.13.03.htm 13A.18.13.03. 03 Approval to Operate an Educational Program ― General Requirements.. A. A provider may be approved to operate an educational program in a nonpublic nursery school only if:1) The provider holds a valid registration to operate a large family child care home; and. 2) The educational program would not be operated in the living space of the residence where the child care home is located.B. Unless a provider chooses to cease operating an educational program, app
13a.18.13.04.htm 13A.18.13.04. 04 Approval to Operate an Educational Program ― Specific Requirements.. A. Application for Approval.. 1) Application for approval shall be made in a manner and form and according to timelines established by the office.2) The applicant shall submit all information that the office considers necessary in order to ascertain compliance with the requirements of this chapter.3) A provider who is already approved to operate an educational program may not apply for approval t
13a.18.13.05.htm 13A.18.13.05. 05 Compliance and Inspections.. A. Continued approval to operate an educational program is conditioned on the provider's maintaining compliance with this chapter.B. To evaluate compliance with this chapter, the office may inspect the educational program, with or without prior notice to the provider, at any time during the approved hours of operation of the program.C. During an inspection, the provider shall permit the Department representative access to any activ
13a.18.13.06.htm 13A.18.13.06. 06 Personnel Qualifications.. A. Educational Program Administrator.. 1) The educational program shall have an administrator who is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the educational program.2) The educational program administrator at a minimum shall meet the standards established in §B(3) of this regulation.3) The provider shall have a written position description that states the duties and responsibilities of the educational program administrator.
13a.18.13.07.htm 13A.18.13.07. 07 Educational Program.. A. Program. The provider shall implement and maintain at the nonpublic nursery school a written curriculum of the nonpublic nursery school's educational program for the development of skills for each approved nursery school age in the following areas:1) Personal and social development;. 2) Language and literacy development;. 3) Mathematical and scientific thinking;. 4) Social studies;. 5) The arts; and. 6) Physical development and health..
13a.18.13.08.htm 13A.18.13.08. 08 Child Records.. A. The provider shall maintain a cumulative record for each child enrolled in the educational program.B. Each child's record shall include the:. 1) Nonpublic nursery school's name;. 2) Nonpublic nursery school's address;. 3) Nonpublic nursery school's telephone number;. 4) Child's first, middle, and last names;. 5) Child's month, day, and year of birth;. 6) Child's home address;. 7) Month, day, and year the child initially entered the educational program;.
13a.18.13.09.htm 13A.18.13.09. 09 Health, Fire Safety, and Zoning.. A. A provider shall obtain and maintain documentation verifying current compliance with health, fire safety, and zoning regulations applicable to a nonpublic nursery school.B. The requirements of §A of this regulation are met by complying with pertinent health, fire safety, and zoning requirements set forth under this subtitle.
13a.18.13.10.htm 13A.18.13.10. 10 Procedures and Sanctions for Noncompliance ― Educational Programs.. If the Department believes that a nonpublic nursery school does not meet the conditions or standards on which the certificate of approval of the school was based, the Department shall implement procedures and sanctions for noncompliance approved by the State Board.
13a.18.13.9999.htm 13A.18.13.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 6, 2012 (39:2 Md. R. 142).
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