Infant Nursery Supervisor

Each infant program must have an infant program supervisor who has verified training and experience in one of the following:

a. A registered nurse, licensed to practice in Colorado, with a minimum of 6 months of experience in the care of infants.

b. A licensed practical nurse, licensed to practice in Colorado, with twelve (12) months of experience in the care of infants.

c. An adult who holds a certificate in infant and toddler care from a regionally accredited college or university with completion of a minimum of 30 semester hours in the development and care of infants and toddlers in a group setting.

d. An adult who is currently certified as a Child Development Associate (CDA) and has completed the Department approved expanding quality in infant and toddler development course of training.

e. An adult who:

  1. Holds a current early childhood professional Credential Level III Version 2.0, as determined by the Colorado Department of Education;
  2. Has completed one three-semester-hour class in infant/toddler development; or,
  3. Has completed the Department-approved “Expanding Quality in Infant and Toddler Development” and holds twelve months of verifiable full-day experience working with infants and/or toddlers.

f. An adult who:

  1. Is at least nineteen (19) years of age, and,
  2. Is qualified as an early childhood teacher (Section 7.702.44, A), and,
  3. Has a minimum of twelve (12) months of verifiable full-day experience in the group care of infants or toddlers; and,
  4. Has completed at least two (2) three (3)-semester hour college courses from a regionally accredited college or university on the development and care of infants and toddlers in a group setting, one (1) of which must be infant/toddler development or the Department approved expanding quality in infant and toddler development course of training.

g. An adult who:

  1. Is at least 19 years of age; and,
  2. Is qualified as an early childhood teacher (Section 7.702.44, A); and,
  3. Has at least two (2) years of verifiable full-day experience in the group care of infants or toddlers; and,
  4. Will complete within the first 6 months of employment two (2) three semester hour college courses from a regionally accredited college or university with one of the courses being infant/toddler development or the Department approved expanding quality in infant and toddler development.