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Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers [22 VAC 40 ‑ 185]
Action Amend Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers to Address Federal Health and Safety Requirements
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Comment Period Ends 5/12/2021
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5/3/21  2:56 pm
Commenter: Dr. Charlotte Haynes, Heritage Montessori

Director Qualifications
 

Just for clarification, is VDOE going to require that Montessori Directors hold Montessori  certification? Most qualified directors already hold a B.A./B.S and some hold a Master's degree as well which certainly qualifies them to direct an early childhood program  when accompanied  by Early Childhood administration  experience. It would  be difficult to ask a Director to go back to school for several months if they haven't already obtained a certificate and currently  don't  work in the classroom setting.

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