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Article 8.5. Family Child Care Home Education Networks   

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(a) The Superintendent of Public Instruction, with funds appropriated for this purpose, shall contract with entities organized under law to operate family child care home education networks that support educational objectives for children in licensed family child care homes that serve families eligible for subsidized child care.

(b) Family child care home education network programs shall include, but are not limited to, all of the following:

(1) Age and developmentally appropriate activities for children.

(2) Care and supervision of children.

(3) Parenting education.

(4) Identification of child and family social or health needs and referral of the child or the family to the appropriate social or health services.

(5) Nutrition.

(6) Training and support for the family child care home education network's family home providers and staff.

(7) Assessment of each family child care home provider to ensure that services are of high quality and are educationally and developmentally appropriate.

(8) Developmental profiles for children enrolled in the program.

(9) Parent involvement.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 897, Sec. 3.)