In this tip sheet, learn about designing classroom and socialization environments for infants and toddlers. Find tips for buildings, facilities, and learning environments. Explore relevant standards and resources.
Review the insurance and maintenance regulations, quality health and safety practices, and policies that grantees should establish in their early care and education facilities.
Every facility and/or child care home should hold a valid license, certificate, or documentation of registration prior to operation as required by the local and/or state statute.
Programs should comply with a state-approved or nationally recognized fire prevention code, such as the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101: Life Safety Code.
Learn about procurement procedures, accessibility guidelines, and other design elements grantees should consider when establishing an early care facility.