Must have a current Rhode Island certificate in early childhood education or a bachelor’s or master’s degree in early childhood education from an accredited or approved school and a minimum of three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed or approved early childhood program (which may be a student teaching experience) or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited or approved school and required course work and experience defined in Rhode Island Early Childhood Certification standards.
|Age Range||Ratio For Child Care Centers|
|Mixed age group||depends on number/age of youngest child in group|
|Age Range||Ratio For Family Child Care|
|If care is provided to child under 18 months of age, care for no more than 4 children under 6 years, no more than 2 of which can be under the age of 18 months; providers may have up to 8 children if there is an approved assistant; no more than 4 may be under 18 months old.|
Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Families
Day Care Licensing Unit
101 Friendship Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-528-3624 or 401-528-3621
Web site: http://www.dcyf.ri.gov/day_care.php
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