Field trips will be pre-planned and emergency procedures prepared. Field trips will support the classroom educational experience, current curricula, the level and cultural backgrounds of children. Head Start staff will ensure that safety is the first priority on all field trips and outings away from the Head Start site.
- Parents will be notified of any details about each field trip.
- Alternate arrangements will be made for children unable to participate.
- Direct service team members will discuss field trips at parent meetings, sharing how the field trips integrate into the curriculum, and how parents can be involved.
- Parents are encouraged to attend field trips, however, they may need to provide their own transportation due to limited seating on the bus.
This policy complies with Head Start Performance Standard 45CFR Section 1304.21 .
It was approved by Policy Council on April 8, 1997; August 9,2005
UpdatedJuly 7, 1999. November 15, 2000. November 6, 2002. June 7, 2004. May23, 2005. June 2008
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This policy complies with Head Start Performance Standard 1302.47; 1302.30; 1302.31
Updated March 2019