Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Mission Statement, Vision, and Core Values

Operating Policy

Job Descriptions for All Staff …………………………………………………………..……… Page 8   Personnel Policy

Employment Classifications…………………………………………………………..……… Page 10

 Newsletter/Brightwheel………………………………………………..………………..……… Page 11

  • Pay and Payroll Deductions…………………………………………………………..……… Page 11
  • Probationary Period and Workers Compensation …………….……………………..……… Page 11
  • Attendance and Punctuality…………………………………………………………..……… Page 12
  • Timekeeping…………………………………………………………………………..……… Page 12
  1. PTO………………………………………………………………………………………………… Page 13
  2. Supervision of Staff, and Expense Reimbursement…………….………………………..……… Page 13
  3. Employee Referral Program…………………………………………………..…………..……… Page 13
  4. Emergency Closures, Holidays, and Jury Duty…………………………………………..……… Page 14
  5. Personnel Data Changes…………………………………………………………………..……… Page 15
  6. Employee Grievances and Whistleblower Protection……………………………………..……… Page 15
  7. Progressive Improvement………………………………………………………………..……… Page 16
  8. Resignation Policy……………………….………………………………………………..……… Page 17
  9. Outside Employment………………………….…………………………………………..……… Page 17
  10. Sexual and Other Unlawful Harassment……..…………………………………………..……… Page 17
  11. Complaint Procedure…………………………………………….………………………..……… Page 18

  Personal Conduct

  • Standard of Conduct…………………………………………………………………..……… Page 19
  1. Personal Property and Cellphone Usage……..…………………………………………..……… Page 19
  2. Computer, Email & Internet Usage………………………………………………………..……… Page 19
  3.  Social Media Usage & Employee Photo Policy………………………………………..……… …Page 19
  4. Personal Appearance and Food/Drink……………………………………………………..……… Page 21
  5. Workplace Violence………………………………………………………..……………..……… Page 21
  6. Confidentiality and Respect .……………………………………………………………..……… Page 22
  7. Continuing Education and Plan for Professional Development…………………………..……… Page 23
  8. Bamboo HR………………………………………………………………………………..……… Page 23

Daily Operations

  • Parent Communication and Participation……………………………………………..……… Page 24
  • Phone Etiquette and Intake Procedure…………………………………………………..…… Page 25
  • Tour Do’s and Don’t’s…………………………………………………………………..……… Page 26
  1. Opening and Closing Procedures…(Late Pick Up)……………………………………..………. Page 27

Understanding A Center-Based Learning Environment (refer to PH)…………………………… Page 29

  1. Classroom Procedures……………………………………………………………………..……… Page 29
  2. Classroom Management…………………………………………………………………..……… Page 29
    • Routines and Procedures
    • Rules, Rules, Rules!
    • Choices
    • Lesson Planning
    • Classroom Participation
    • Policies Pertaining Specifically to Infant-Toddler Classrooms………………………… Page 30
    • Supervision of Children……………..……………………..…………………………… Page 32
  3. Playground Safety / Outdoor Supervision……………………………………………..……… Page 33
  4. Playground Sun/Heat and Cold Weather Safety ………………………………………..……… Page 34
  5. Positive Guidance and Discipline Policy………………………………………………..……… Page 35

 

  • Staff Training………………………………………………………………..……………… Page 35
  • Handling Atypical Development/Challenging Behaviors…………………………..……… Page 36
  • Action Plan for Biting………………………………………………………………..……… Page 37
  • Non-Nappers………………………………………………………………..…………..…… Page 37
  • Toys from Home……………………………………………………………………..……… Page 37
  • Refused Feeding………………………………….…………………………………..……… Page 38
  • Diapering and Toilet Training Policy………………………………….……………..……… Page 39
  1. Wellness Policy and Sick Children (refer to PH)………………………………………………… Page 40
  2. Immunizations (refer to PH)………………………………………………………………..……… Page 40
  3. Injuries……………………………………………………………………………..……..……… Page 40
  4. Administration of Medication Policy……………………………………………………………. Page 41
  5. Child Abuse and Neglect Policy…………………………………………………………..……… Page 43 
  6. Annual Child Abuse and Neglect Training………………………………………………..……… Page 44

Emergency Procedures 

  • Medical/Injury and Weather…………………………………………………………..……… Page 45
  • Fire (Wilton………………………………………………………………….………..……… Page 46
  • Evacuation (Wilton……………………………………………..……………………..……… Page 47
  1. Fire and Evacuation (Monroe……………………………………………………………..……… Page 48
  • Active Shooter Emergency Plan…………………………………………………………..… Page 50
  • Face Mask Policy (when required by OEC) …………………………………………..………Page 54

Employee Acknowledgment Page……..…..……………………………………………….…. Page 57 Non-Disclosure of Confidental Information Agreement …………………………………… Page 58

  1. ENCLOSURES
    1. Enclosure 1: Social Media User Agreement……………………………………………… Page 59
    2. Enclosure 2: Employee Photo Policy…………………………………………………… Page 60
    3. Enclosure 3: Supervision Safety Indoor/Outdoor Agreement…………………..……… Page 61
    4. Enclosure 4: Behavior Modification Policy……………………………………..……… Page 62
    5. Enclosure 5: Toilet (Potty) Training Policy……………………………………..……… Page 63

Enclosure 6: Sick Child Notice…………………………………………………..……… Page 63