Explorations Early Learning

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Explorations Early Learning

Maintaining Healthy Policies And Procedures

Maintaining Healthy Policies And Procedures


Healthy policies and procedures keep early learning programs running smoothly by assuring administrators, staff, and parents are all on the same page. This session examines the characteristics of healthy policies and procedures and offers tips for keeping them in good working order.

Outcomes / Goals

Attendee will:

  • Understand the 5 benefits of maintaining healthy policies and procedures
  • Learn when to review policies and procedures
  • Learn 3 Tips for maintaining healthy policies and procedures

Competency Area

  • Alabama | Management and Administration / Administration And Management
  • Illinois | Curriculum Or Program Design
  • Michigan | Management
  • Missouri | Develop And Sustain The Habit Of Reflective And Intentional Practice
  • Nebraska | Administration, Program Planning, And Development
  • Oklahoma | Program Planning, Development, And Evaluation
  • South Dakota | Program Management And Regulation
  • Wisconsin | Planning, Reflection, and Evaluation
  • CDA | Program Management

Clock Hours

Available in 60 and 90-minute formats


This is the breakdown for the 60-minute version of the session:

Introduction05 minutesMonologue
5 Benefits Of Healthy Policies And Procedures20 minutesDiscussion
When To Review Policies And Procedures15 minutesDiscussion
3 Tips For Keeping Policies And Procedures Healthy15 minutesDiscussion
Conclusion05 minutesMonologue

Related Resources

This session is based in part on original and curated content at Playvolution HQ.

Content Level

Beginner / Intermediate

Age Group Focus

  • Toddlers (12 months to 36 months)
  • Preschool (36 months to 5 years)
  • School Age (5 years to 12 years)
  • Adults

Target Audience

  • Family Child Care Providers
  • Child Care Center Teachers
  • Child Care Center Directors
  • Head Start Teachers
  • Head Start Administrators
  • Early Head Start Teachers
  • Service Coordination Staff
  • Technical Assistance Specialists
  • Home Visitors
  • Parents