14 U.S. Code § 2924 - Child development center employees

(a) Training.—
(1) In general.—
The Commandant shall establish a training program for Coast Guard child development center employees and satisfactory completion of the training program shall be a condition of employment for each employee of a Coast Guard child development center.
(2) Timing for new hires.—
The Commandant shall require each employee of a Coast Guard child development center to complete the training program established under paragraph (1) not later than 6 months after the date on which the employee is hired.
(3) Minimum requirements.—The training program established under paragraph (1) shall include, at a minimum, instruction with respect to—
(A)
early childhood development;
(B)
activities and disciplinary techniques appropriate to children of different ages;
(C)
child abuse and neglect prevention and detection; and
(D)
cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other emergency medical procedures.
(4) Use of department of defense programs.—
The Commandant may use Department of Defense training programs, on a reimbursable or nonreimbursable basis, for purposes of this subsection.
(b) Training and Curriculum Specialists.—
(1) Specialist required.—
The Commandant shall require that at least 1 employee at each Coast Guard child development center be a specialist in training and curriculum development with appropriate credentials and experience.
(2) Duties.—The duties of the specialist described in paragraph (1) shall include—
(A)
special teaching activities;
(B)
daily oversight and instruction of other child care employees;
(C)
daily assistance in the preparation of lesson plans;
(D)
assisting with child abuse and neglect prevention and detection; and
(E)
advising the director of the center on the performance of the other child care employees.
(3) Competitive service.—
Each specialist described in paragraph (1) shall be an employee in a competitive service position.
(Added Pub. L. 113–281, title II, § 214(a), Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 3032, § 554; renumbered § 2924, Pub. L. 115–282, title I, § 117(b), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4230.)
Editorial Notes
Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–282 renumbered section 554 of this title as this section.