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Transportation Safety

2hours 0.2CEUs
$20

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$89 Program Administration 10 Hour STARS See Details  

Description

This class will focus on the two most consistent uses of transportation in child care facilities: field trips and before/after school transportation.  This class also covers safety on and off the facility van or bus.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Transportation Safety

GOAL: to guide teachers and program administrators in how to prepare and conduct field trips to ensure safety of the children and good communication with parents.

 

 

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Table of Contents

  1. Field Trips
    1. Location
    2. Field Trip Objective
    3. Prepare the parents
    4. Safety while in transit
    5. Post Field Trip
  2. School Transportation
    1. Determining the cost of the transportation
    2. The route

 

  1. Transportation Policy
    1. Children
    2. Transportation Log
    3. Emergency Planning
    4. Parents
  2. Safety
    1. Transportation staff
    2. The Bus
    3. Children
    4. Preventing Hot Vehicle Death

 

Learning Outcomes

After completion of this class, students will be able to:

  • Prepare a checklist of things to consider for a field trip.
  • Explain how to determine costs and prepare for school transportation.
  • Identify key items in developing a transportation policy.
  • Choose the appropriate car seat for children of specific ages, height and weight.
  • Discuss at least 3 areas to consider to promote children’s safety.

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

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Learning Outcomes

After completion of this class, learners will be able to:

  1. Prepare a checklist of things to consider for a field trip.
  2. Explain how to determine costs and prepare for school transportation.
  3. Identify key items in developing a transportation policy.
  4. Choose the appropriate car seat for children of specific ages, height and weight.
  5. Discuss at least 3 areas to consider to promote children’s safety.
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington