§ 3280.34. Primary staff person qualifications and responsibilities.

 (a)  A primary staff person is responsible for the supervision of children receiving care in the facility.

 (b)  A primary staff person shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

   (1)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field.

   (2)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate including 600 or more hours of secondary training described in §  3280.31(c) (relating to age and training).

   (3)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate, 15 credit hours 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.

   (4)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and completion of a postsecondary training curriculum described at §  3280.31(c).

   (5)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 2 years of experience with children.

 (c)  A primary staff person shall supervise the performance of a secondary staff person.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3280.13 (relating to waivers); and 55 Pa. Code §  3280.221 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).



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