§ 3270.34. Director qualifications and responsibilities.

 (a)  A director is responsible for the general management of the facility, including the following minimum duties:

   (1)  Administering finances, personnel, maintenance, meal planning and preparation and transportation.

   (2)  Administering the facility’s program objectives and activities.

   (3)  Designating a staff person who is responsible for compliance with this chapter in the Director’s absence.

   (4)  Coordinating and planning daily activities with the group supervisors or with the assistant group supervisors in school-age program.

   (5)  Overall program planning.

   (6)  Written evaluation of staff persons on a regular basis, a minimum of one evaluation every 12 months.

 (b)  A director shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

   (1)  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 1 year of experience with children.

   (2)  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 2 years of experience with children.

   (3)  An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 3 years of experience with children.

   (4)  An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 4 years of experience with children.

 (c)  A director shall be employed by a facility and be present at the facility site a minimum of 30 hours per week.

 (d)  In a facility in which 45 or fewer children are enrolled, a director may also function as a group supervisor. An individual who functions in a dual capacity shall meet the responsibilities and qualifications of a director set forth in subsections (a) and (b).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.13 (relating to waivers); and 55 Pa. Code §  3270.241 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).



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