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Siblings in the Classroom


NOCAC Child Development does not allow siblings in the classroom for the safety and well-being of the participants and the staff.  Exceptions are explained in the procedures of this policy.


A NOCAC Head Start participant’s sibling may be in the classroom if:

  • there is a special occasion such as Bring mom/dad to school week or
  • a NOCAC Child Development Staff gives prior consent.

Parents must provide direct supervision of the sibling.

Siblings are expected to follow and obey all school rules and procedures.

Forms and Additional Guidance:

This policy complies with the following

Head Start Program Performance Standard:    
ODJFS Child Care Manual:    
CACFP Regulation:    
Caring for Our Children:    
Other Sources:    


Effective Date:   8/7/17 Reviewed Date:   12/22/20, 6/9/22
Approved By Policy Council:   8/7/17 Revision Approved By Policy Council:    
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