3301-32-01 Definitions.

(A) "Continuity of care:" the process developed for ensuring that children know which staff member(s) are responsible for their whereabouts and well-being at all times while they are attending the school child program.

(B) "County board of DD :" a county board of developmental disabilities.

(C) "Current first aid certification:" documentation of training received from an approved health organization.

(D) "Department:" the Ohio department of education.

(E) "Eligible nonpublic school:" a nonpublic school chartered as described in division (B)(8) of section 5104.02 of the Revised Code or chartered by the state board of education for any combination of grades one through grade twelve, whether or not it also offers kindergarten.

(F) "License capacity:" the maximum number of school children who may be permitted to attend a school child program at one time at one site.

(G) "Medicine:" a substance used to treat disease or injuries, maintain health, heal, or relieve pain. The term applies to prescription and nonprescription substances taken internally or applied externally.

(H) "Mildly ill child:" a child who does not feel well enough to participate in activities, but who does not have symptoms that may be indicative of a communicable disease.

(I) "Nutritious snack:" a snack that provides nutritional value in addition to calories and contains at least one food from any two of the five basic food groups: meat/beans; grains; fruits; vegetables;; and/or milk.

(J) "Parent or guardian:" the person or persons with legal custody of the child in accordance with section 3321.01 of the Revised Code.

(K) "Person trained in child abuse recognition and prevention:" a person who has received training in child abuse recognition and prevention by a currently authorized instructor from an approved health organization.

(L) "Person trained in first aid:" a person who has received training in first aid by a currently authorized instructor from an approved health organization.

(M) "Person trained to recognize communicable disease:" a person who has received training in prevention, recognition, and management of communicable disease by a currently authorized instructor from an approved health organization .

(N) "Primary space:" usable space that is always available to and used exclusively by the school child program or a portion of space used concomitantly with other groups dedicated to the school child program during its hours of operation. Such space may be used by others at other times of the day.

(O) "Program site:" the building licensed for the operation of the school child program .

(P) "Related experience:" at least one-half of the experience must be in paid or unpaid employment caring for school age children.

(Q) "Responsible individual:" a person who is at least eighteen years of age; or less than eighteen years of age if a graduate of a two-year career-techchild-care training program; or a student enrolled in a high school or university-related program provided that the student performs duties under continuous supervision of a staff member of that program.

(R) "School building:" an existing facility currently in use as a school that is owned or leased and operated by the school district, county board of DD, or eligible nonpublic school that is in compliance with applicable building codes.

(S) "School child:" a person who is attending kindergarten or who is at least five years of age as of the first date of attendance in the school child program but is less than fifteen years of age.

(T) "School child curriculum:" a curriculum that addresses the following areas:

(1) "Health and safety:" that portion of the curriculum that addresses developing independent living skills for developing a healthy lifestyle such as self-protection and safety, nutrition, and respect ;

(2) "Personal discipline:" that portion of the curriculum that addresses acquiring the capacity for industry, production, and completion of tasks, developing responsibility for one's own actions, setting limits, respecting rights and property of others, forming friendships, and using community resources responsibly;

(3) "Recreational:" that portion of the curriculum that addresses developing a sense of confidence in dealing with the physical environment through games, hobbies and exercise, and learning to be content with personal abilities; and

(4) "Social development and emotional well-being:" that portion of the curriculum that addresses forming friendships, mastering a variety of human interactions such as comparing oneself with one's peers, and interacting in social situations.

(U) "School child program:" a program only for school aged children that is operated by a school district board of education, county board of DD, or eligible nonpublic school, that provides care and organized activities for school age children when school is not in session. The program employs a defined curriculum as promulgated by paragraphs (A) and (C) of rule 3301-32-05theAdministrativeCode.

(V) "School district:" any city, county, exempted village, local, joint vocational school, community school, or educational service center.

(W) "Secondary space:" space that cannot be classified as primary space, because the usable space ordinarily assigned to the school child program may be scheduled for use by others on an occasional basis. Secondary space provides additional space options for program operations and must be available during the program's operation.

(X) "Staff member:" a person employed in a school child program as a program coordinator, program leader, or program assistant who meets the requirements of a program coordinator, leader or assistant in accordance with rule 3301-32-02 of the Administrative Code.

(Y) "Superintendent:" the chief administrative officer of the school district, county board of DD, or eligible nonpublic school.

(Z) "Supervision:" the process of overseeing the daily operation of a school child program.

Effective: 01/22/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/03/2009 and 01/22/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07 , 3301.53 , 3301.58
Rule Amplifies: 3301.52 to 3301.59
Prior Effective Dates: 1-27-92; 12-30-04