SECTION .2800 - VOLUNTARY RATED LICENSES

 

10A NCAC 09 .2801          SCOPE

(a)  This Section applies to all child care facilities that have achieved a voluntary rated license of two stars or higher or that apply to be assessed for a voluntary rated license of two stars or higher.

(b)  A child care facility is eligible for a voluntary rated license of two through five stars.

(c)  No requirement in any component of a two-star or higher rating shall be less than the requirements for a one-star rating described in G.S. 110-91 and this Chapter.  Prior to issuance of an initial two through five-star rating, all requirements in G.S. 110-91 and this Chapter must be in compliance at the time the program is assessed.  The requirements for a voluntary rated license of two stars or higher are in addition to the standards found in G.S. 110-91 and this Chapter.

(d)  Nothing in this Section precludes or interferes with issuance of an administrative action as allowed by G.S. 110 and this Chapter.

(e)  As used in this Section a two component license refers to a license issued based on an evaluation of program standards and education standards.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 110-85; 110-88(7); 110-90(4); 143B-168.3;

Eff. April 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2010; May 1, 2006.