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Obsolete Bureau of Certification Services Policy Announcements


  • All Department of Human Services (DHS) Certified Child Care Facilities;
  • Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Bureau of Certification Services Staff; and
  • Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs)


Tracey Campanini,
Deputy Secretary, Office of Child Development & Early Learning

Issue Date: July 21, 2022
Effective Date: July 1, 2022
End Date: N/A


To notify DHS certified child care facility operators and Bureau of Certification Services staff of obsolete certification policy announcements.


During 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2017, OCDEL issued Certification Policy Announcements to reflect requirements for child care at the time of distribution.


This Announcement serves as communication that the following announcements will be obsolete, and when applicable updated announcements that replace them:

Next Steps

Certified child care programs:

  1. Read this Announcement and share the updates with appropriate staff.
  2. Direct all questions and comments to your Regional Office.

Bureau of Certification Services staff:

  1. Should delete copies of the obsolete Announcements.
  2. Notify child care facility operators that these Announcements are obsolete and no longer applicable.

View full announcement as a PDF.


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