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C-22-04: Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities

Announcement C-22-04 Subject: Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities To: All Department of Human Services (DHS) Certified Child Care Facilities; Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs); and OCDEL Early Learning Resource Center Program Representatives From:  Tracey Campanini Deputy Secretary, Office of Child Development & Early Learning Issue Date: April [...]

C-22-04: Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities2022-05-10T19:34:52-04:00

Updated OCC Compliance Announcements

Updated OCC Compliance Announcements The reauthorized Child Care Development Block Grant Fund (CCDF) requires Lead Agencies to maintain compliance with all provisions of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG), regulations, and the state’s approved CCDF Plan during the administration of their program. The monitoring cycle for FY2019-FY2021 focused on 34 regulations within [...]

Updated OCC Compliance Announcements2022-02-15T22:23:40-05:00

Announcement C-22-02

Updates to Health and Safety Training and Professional Development Requirements (Announcement C-22-02) Subject: Updates to Health and Safety Training and Professional Development Requirements To: Department of Human Services (DHS) Certified Child Care Facilities Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs) Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Staff From:  Tracey Campanini Deputy Secretary, Office [...]

Announcement C-22-022022-05-16T10:32:33-04:00

Announcement C-22-03

Announcement C-22-03, Updates to Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome, Abusive Head Trauma, and Child Maltreatment Requirements Issue Date: January 24, 2022 Effective Date: January 24, 2022 End Date: N/A The purpose of this announcement is to issue updated policy on federal requirements for Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and the expectation for [...]

Announcement C-22-032022-02-28T16:50:54-05:00

Announcement C-22-01: Pediatric First Aid and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training Requirements and Access to Free Training through Early Childhood Education Professional Development Organizations (ECE PDOs)

Announcement C-22-01 Subject: Pediatric First Aid and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training Requirements and Access to Free Training through Early Childhood Education Professional Development Organizations (ECE PDOs) To: Certified Child Care Facilities Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Staff From:  Tracey Campanini Deputy Secretary, Office of Child Development & Early Learning [...]

Announcement C-22-01: Pediatric First Aid and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training Requirements and Access to Free Training through Early Childhood Education Professional Development Organizations (ECE PDOs)2022-05-09T17:15:17-04:00

Announcement C-21-11

Announcement C-21-11, Addition of COVID-19 to List of Reportable Communicable Diseases Issue Date: Dec. 20, 2021Effective Date: Dec. 20, 2021End Date: n/aTo notify child care facilities that the Pennsylvania (PA) Department of Health (DOH) has added COVID-19 to the list of reportable communicable diseases. To provide guidance on the requirements of child care providers [...]

Announcement C-21-112022-03-22T10:13:43-04:00

Announcement C-21-10 Obsolete Certification Announcements for Certified Child Care Providers

Dec. 14, 2021. The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), Bureau of Early Learning Policy and Professional Development and Bureau of Certification has released the Announcement C-21-10 Obsolete Certification Announcements for Certified Child Care Providers- Order of the Acting Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health Directing Face Coverings in School Entities. [...]

Announcement C-21-10 Obsolete Certification Announcements for Certified Child Care Providers2022-03-21T19:21:21-04:00

Announcement C-21-10

Announcement C-21-10, Obsolete Certification Announcements for Certified Child Care Providers- Order of the Acting Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health Directing Face Coverings in School Entities Issue Date: Dec. 14, 2022 Effective Date: Dec. 10, 2022 End Date: n/a To provide updated information to certified child care providers who are impacted by [...]

Announcement C-21-102022-03-22T13:05:56-04:00

Announcement C-21-09 Reinstating and Extensions of Child Care Certification Regulation Suspensions Due to Act 73

Pursuant to Act 73 of 2021, the suspensions of various regulatory provisions under the state disaster emergency declaration were extended until March 31, 2022, unless sooner reinstated by the Department. Effective December 6, 2021, the Department has reinstated a number of suspended regulations, in whole or in part. A list of suspended regulations and their [...]

Announcement C-21-09 Reinstating and Extensions of Child Care Certification Regulation Suspensions Due to Act 732022-02-10T20:12:33-05:00

Announcement C-21-08

Announcement C-21-08: Compliance with Acting Secretary of Health’s Face Covering Order The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), Bureau of Early Learning Policy and Professional Development and Bureau of Certification have released Announcement C-21-08: Compliance with Acting Secretary of Health’s Face Covering Order. The purpose of this announcement is to: (1) clarify the minimum [...]

Announcement C-21-082022-02-10T20:12:52-05:00