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POLICY:

Itinerant teachers that are working with children on an Individualized Education Program (IEP), can work with children outside of the classroom without a Head Start representative present. 

 

PROCEDURES:

  1. Head Start staff will verify with the Individual Education Program (IEP) document and the Itinerant teacher(s) that the IEP has properly been signed in section 14, by the parent. 
  2. In section 11, the Head Start will verify with the IEP document and the Itinerant teacher that the child will receive services outside of the classroom.
  3. When the Itinerant teacher comes to provide services for the child, the Itinerant teacher will sign the child out of the classroom on the child’s individual sign-in/out sheet. This represents that the child is no longer in the care of NOCAC Head Start, and under the care of the School District representative reflected on the child’s IEP.
  4. NOCAC staff will move the child’s clip to the “At Home” side of the clipboard and use the Active Supervision Process to communicate the change in number of children present. 
  5. When the Itinerant teacher returns the child back to the classroom, the Itinerant teacher will sign the child back into the classroom on the child’s individual sign-in/out sheet. This represents that the child is no longer in the care of the School District representative reflected on the child’s IEP and back into the care of NOCAC Head Start.
  6. NOCAC staff will move the child’s clip to “At School” side of the clipboard and use the Active Supervision Process to communicate the change in number of children present. 
  7. Sign-in/out sheets will be turned in for the individual child with the monthly attendance via CACFP paperwork and then given to the Disability Coordinator. 
  8. Individual sign-in/out sheets will be filed in the child’s disability folder at the Central Office. 

 

Forms and Additional Guidance:

This policy complies with the following

Head Start Program Performance Standard:    
ODJFS Child Care Manual:  

Background Check Process for Licensed, Certified, and Approved Child Care Applicants 

Child Care Staff Member, Substitute, Employee and Family Child Care Home Resident File Documentation Requirements 

CACFP Regulation:    
Caring for Our Children:    
Other Sources:   IEP Itinerant Teacher Sign-in/out Sheet 
Adopted with Board & Policy Council Approvals:    
Revised with Board & Policy Council Approvals: