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SF 14

as introduced - 91st Legislature, 2020 5th Special Session (2020 - 2020) Posted on 10/13/2020 07:49am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying family and group family child care training
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 245A.50, subdivision
7, as amended.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 245A.50, subdivision 7, as amended by Laws
2020, First Special session chapter 2, article 1, section 11, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Training requirements for family and group family child care.

new text begin(a) new text endFor
purposes of family and group family child care, the license holder and each second adult
caregiver must complete 16 hours of ongoing training each year. Repeat of topical training
requirements in subdivisions 2 to deleted text begin8deleted text endnew text begin 9new text end shall count toward the annual 16-hour training
requirement. Additional ongoing training subjects to meet the annual 16-hour training
requirement must be selected from the following areas:

(1) child development and learning training in understanding how a child develops
physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially, and how a child learns as part of the
child's family, culture, and community;

(2) developmentally appropriate learning experiences, including training in creating
positive learning experiences, promoting cognitive development, promoting social and
emotional development, promoting physical development, promoting creative development;
and behavior guidance;

(3) relationships with families, including training in building a positive, respectful
relationship with the child's family;

(4) assessment, evaluation, and individualization, including training in observing,
recording, and assessing development; assessing and using information to plan; and assessing
and using information to enhance and maintain program quality;

(5) historical and contemporary development of early childhood education, including
training in past and current practices in early childhood education and how current events
and issues affect children, families, and programs;

(6) professionalism, including training in knowledge, skills, and abilities that promote
ongoing professional development; and

(7) health, safety, and nutrition, including training in establishing healthy practices;
ensuring safety; and providing healthy nutrition.

new text begin (b) A family or group family child care license holder or primary caregiver who is an
approved trainer through the Minnesota Center for Professional Development and who
conducts an approved training course through the Minnesota Center for Professional
Development in any of the topical training in subdivisions 2 to 9 shall receive training credit
for the training topic in the applicable annual period. Each hour of approved training
conducted shall count toward the annual 16-hour training requirement.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end