August 2, 2023

Summer Reminders from the Bureau of Certification

The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning’s (OCDEL) Bureau of Certification issued a newsletter with regulation reminders for child care providers to keep in mind during the summer months.


Though providers are required to comply with all regulations associated with their facility, the following regulation reminders addressed in the Bureau of Certification’s newsletter are specific to warmer temperatures and summer activities, such as:

  • Ventilation

  • Ensuring adequate hydration for children

  • Indoor temperature requirements

  • Water activity safety – swimming, wading, water play tables

  • Supervision/ Child-staff ratios

  • Transportation

Read the full Summer 2023 newsletter for details.