- Initial Inquiry - Licensing worker shares information
with individual by phone or in
person. The interested party is given an application packet, which
includes a copy of applicable rules, financial planning guide, floor
play review booklet, and a food program flyer.
- Floor Plan Review Process -
Interested person submits a complete set of building floor
plans for review to the licensing worker, as specified in
the floor plan review booklet.
- Departments of Health - CCS sends floor plans to the
Department of Health
Department of Public Safety - CCS sends floor plans to the Department of Public Safety
- Applicant Responds
- Applicant submits completed application form, names of references, and central registry screening form.
- A final version of the center's policies and procedures must
be submitted. They are reviewed to ensure all topics are addressed. Orientation plan and annual training plan must be submitted.
- Applicant can either send a copy of liability insurance policy for the file, or have a copy ready for viewing at the licensing inspection.
- Menus featuring balanced meals must be posted.
- Director and staff must submit fingerprint cards for criminal background check within 14 days after hire.
- Program planner must meet certain educational requirements. Hiring practices must be well-documented. Staff must clear central registry screening before hire.
- A sample copy of daily program schedule and lesson plans should be submitted. A list of equipment is also beneficial.
- Inspection - Once all paperwork has been submitted and approved, and all
structural items have been completed, the applicant should call
the licensing worker to arrange an inspection.
- License - License is issued after all requirements are met
and inspection is completed.
Adult to Child Ratios