Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-441 - Programs for school-age children

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Physical plant. Centers shall have a minimum of 35 foot candles of light in each area used for reading, study, and other close work.
(b) Staffing.
(1) Single or multi-unit centers shall employ teaching staff who meet the requirements under one of the following options:

Option 1: As specified in K.A.R. 28-4-429; or

Option 2: An A.B. or B.S. degree in elementary education, physical education, child development or a related academic discipline, and three months' experience with school-age children.

(2) Each unit for school-age children shall be separate from units for younger children, except for periods not to exceed two hours before and after school. Staff/child ratios and unit size shall conform to the provisions of K.A.R. 28-4-428 and shall be based on the age of the youngest child in the group.
(c) Program.
(1) Educational and recreational activities shall meet the individual needs of the children.
(2) Children shall be provided the opportunity to plan activities appropriate to their age.
(3) Activities shall include arts, crafts, music, reading, table games, and sports.
(4) Program plans shall be written and posted.
(5) Written parental permission shall be obtained for children to participate in activities away from the center.
(d) Summer programs for school-age children.
(1) License applications or application renewals for summer programs shall be submitted to the Kansas department of health and environment not later than April 15.
(2) Summer programs shall be based in facilities which meet license requirements.
(3) Sack lunches may be served. Sack lunches and beverages shall be refrigerated.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-441
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A 65-508; effective May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1984; amended May 1, 1985; amended May 1, 1986.

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