Commission-issued Children's Center and Child Development Permits authorize either:

  1. Instruction, which includes the care, development, and instruction of children in a child care and development program, or
  2. Instruction and Supervision, which includes the care, development, and instruction of children in a child care and development program; coordination of curriculum and staff development; plus supervision of a child development program.

Scope of Child Development Permit Authorizations

Permit TypeDocument & Auth. CodesCare for ChildrenProvide InstructionCoordinate CurriculumProvide Staff DevelopmentSupervise Lower Permit HoldersSupervise Single-Site ProgramsSupervise Multi-Site Programs
Program DirectorP12F:12FYesYesYesYes

Yes

(All Permit Levels)

YesYes
Site SupervisorP12E: 12EYesYesYesYes

Yes

(Master Teacher and Below)

YesNo
Master TeacherP12D: 12DYesYesYesYes

Yes

(Teacher and Below)

NoNo
TeacherP12C: 12CYesYesNoNo

Yes

(Associate Teacher and Below)

NoNo
Associate TeacherP12B: 12BYesYesNoNo

Yes

(Assistant Teacher)

NoNo
Assistant TeacherP12A: 12AYesYesNoNoNoNoNo

School Age Emphasis

School Age Emphasis may be added to any Child Development Permit.  School Age Emphasis expands the holder's authorization to include providing services in the care, development, and instruction of children in before-school, after-school, and other school-age child care programs.

Child Development PermitSchool Age Emphasis Authorization Code
Director Permit12FF
Site Supervisor Permit12EE
Master Teacher Permit12DD
Teacher Permit12CC
Associate Teacher Permit12BB
Assistant Teacher Permit12AA

 

Updated September 21, 2021