The Extended Day Program is operated under the Department of Finance and Management Services in compliance with the licensing standards of the Virginia Department of Social Services. Licensing standards include requirements for staff qualifications, adult-to-child ratios, and programmatic and administrative procedures and expectations.
Onsite Extended Day supervisory staff direct the day-to-day operations at each school site with the assistance of a staff of childcare professionals. Staff qualifications meet or exceed the requirements of Virginia’s standards for licensing school-age childcare programs.
The school principal is responsible for all activities in each building, including the Extended Day Program. The principal provides support to the Extended Day program and collaborates with the Extended Day Central Office regarding policies and procedures.
The Extended Day Central Office oversees and supports the 29 out of school time programs in Arlington Public Schools. The Extended Day Central Office staff includes:
- Assistant Director
- An operations specialist
- A program specialist
- A staff development specialist
- Account Receivable clerk
- Administrative Assistant
- Customer Service clerk