School-Age Child Care
The Board of Education's policy is to encourage high quality school-age child care programs in each elementary school in the Town of West Hartford. These programs should encourage all phases of child development, including emotional, physical, intellectual and social development.
To fulfill the purposes of this policy, the Board of Education will, consistent with present practice and subject to availability, provide space in each elementary school for the establishment of such programs. If such space is available, the Board shall lease space to fiscally independent, non-profit child care providers, who shall be solely responsible for the establishment and operation of such programs. Said child care providers shall have and maintain a license from the Connecticut Department of Public Health and shall maintain accreditation at all times, or a district approved self-study option, or a waiver from the assistant superintendent of schools subject to his/her exclusive discretion for a defined period of time. Users of such programs shall pay such amounts as determined by the providers. The Board will not assume any responsibility for the operation of such programs.
Adopted: March 25, 1991
Revised: March 20, 2007
Revised: June 15, 2010