Demonstrate use of safety procedures for an early childhood environment.
Demonstration should include
- local and state regulations regarding security procedures
- evacuation plan (in parent handbook or packet)
- emergency plan
- “shelter in place” policy
- procedures for ensuring secure dropoff and pickup
- communication procedures with emergency personnel, other staff members, and parents.
- What are the security procedures of the early childhood education environment?
- Who should have access to children in the childcare setting?
- What information should be included in files related to releasing students to adults?
- What are the procedures for each type of security issue (e.g., fire, bomb, tornado, and intruder)?
- What cybersecurity measures are in place to protect parents, staff, and children's information?
- How will security procedures be communicated to staff, students, and parents?
- What sign-in or sign-out procedures need to be followed within the childcare setting?
- What is the procedure for notifying staff and parents if their personal information has been hacked?
- What is the expected outcome of performing or demonstrating security procedures in the early childhood setting?
- What are the local, state, and federal guidelines regarding security in an early childhood environment?
- How will data regarding the security procedures be reported or managed?
- What steps can a school take to ensure the safety of personal information?
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Family Ties
Power of One: Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
Early Childhood Education
Focus on Children
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Demonstrate security and emergency procedures.