Active supervision helps programs create safe learning environments by taking a systematic approach to child supervision. This webinar introduces the concept and tips for implementing active supervision strategies.
When it comes to transportation safety for Head Start programs, good planning and adherence to the safety plan are essential. Use these resources to improve safety practices, including emergency vehicle evacuation procedures.
Program directors and transportation coordinators can use this resource to observe the driving performance of bus drivers.
Consider these action items when you address your program’s transportation security and safety risks.
Use these resources to improve communication and safety practices throughout your program’s transportation system.
Use these resources to manage and train transportation staff and create safe, nurturing learning environments on buses and other modes of transportation.
This video discusses how to keep children safe while transporting them to and from early education settings and answers common questions on policies and strategies.
To keep children safe, early care education settings can develop plans to reduce the risk of hazards. Learn to identify risks and discover how it is key to develop protocols as part of regular program operations.
It is never safe for a child to be in or around a vehicle without adult supervision. During the warmer months of the year, unattended children left in cars are more likely to suffer heat-related illnesses. Children also may suffer injury when playing alone around parked vehicles. Program staff and parents can use this resource to learn more about car safety practices that keep young children healthy.
Watch this webinar to learn about the importance of transportation safety for children in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Families depend on programs to keep their children safe at all times. This includes when they travel to and from the program by bus. This sample sign-in sheet has a written attendance log that staff and family members can sign every time a child gets on and off the bus. There is also a space on the sheet for a photo of each child. The photos help staff with name-to-face recognition, so they always release the right child to an authorized adult. These simple injury prevention strategies can help staff account for all children who ride the bus.