Oregon Oregon

Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers


414-300-0100
Teacher

 (1) For each group of children, a person shall be designated as the teacher. This person shall:

 (a) Be at least 18 years of age;

 (b) Be responsible for and supervise a designated group of children; and

 (c) Supervise the activities of an aide assigned to his/her group.

 (2) A teacher shall meet the qualification requirements of one of the options listed in Table 2 of this section.

 Table 2 Qualifications for Teacher

Option

Infant & Toddler Age Program

Preschool Age Program

School Age Program

(a) Completion of 20 credits (semester system) or 30 credits (quarter system) of training at a college or university in:

Early childhood education or child development

Early childhood education, elementary education, child development, or special education

Elementary education, child development, physical education, recreation, special education or early childhood education

OR (b) A one-year state or nationally recognized credential:

Related to infant and toddler care

Related to preschool age care

Related to school-age care

OR (c) At least one year of qualifying teaching experience in a certified child care center or comparable group care program, in the care of:

Infants and/or Toddlers

Preschool age children

School age Children

OR (d) Completion of 15 credits (quarter system) or 10 credits (semester system) of training at a college or university in:

Early childhood education or child development

Early childhood education, elementary education, child development, or special education

Elementary education, child development, physical education, recreation, special education or early childhood education

AND At least 6 months of qualifying teaching experience in a certified child care center or comparable group care program, in the care of:

Infants and/or Toddlers

Preschool age children

School age Children

OR (e) Documentation of attaining at least level two in the Professional Development Registry.

 

 

 


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