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Licensing Standards

Main Core Tie

Early Childhood Education 1
Strand 3 Standard 2

Time Frame

1 class periods of 60 minutes each

Group Size

Large Groups

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability




Standards for obtaining a license to run a day care. Ratios for age groups are covered. Questions on improving public policy are asked at the end.



Projector for power point presentation. Work paper for each student. Overhead or handout of quiz.

Background for Teachers



It would be helpful to read the licensing check list from the attached web site of Dept. of Health.

Student Prior Knowledge

This lesson tells a lot of rules that most students generally don't have any knowledge about unless they work in a Day Care. Most information is new but a lot of it is on the state test.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will be much more aware of regulations for licensing. Students will be more critical of conditions in day cares and what they could possibly do to improve things as a caring, responsible citizen.

Instructional Procedures


Follow lesson plan with power point.

Assessment Plan

Contact using your education email address if you would like copies of the test / exam for this lesson plan. Be sure to include the Lesson Plan title in your email request.


Utah Department of Health, Office of Licensing,Child Care Licensing Rules (801-538-9299)

Created: 06/16/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018