Teaching is a work of heart.
Employee Paperwork is completed on the first day of hire. The employee paperwork consists of Federal, State, Licensing, and Nest required forms for individuals working in a child care setting. All forms are required and must be completed in its entirety.
Affirmation of Child Abuse and Neglect
Code of Conduct and Professional Ethics
Convicted/Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Disclaimer
Employee Handbook Acknowledgment
Letter of Employment Agreement
Reference Authorization and Release Statement
Please make copies of drivers license/state ID, social security card and resumé for our records.
Michigan Child Care Background Check Consent and Disclosure
Fingerprinting (every 5 years) A request for fingerprints can be initiated here
Physical Exam (annually)
TB Test (every 2 years)
The above exams and screenings are required before a new staff member can start and are required to be updated as noted above.
Official College/University Transcript or copy of Degree. Transcripts for college, diploma or certificate of High School or GED Please make copy of staff's highest form of education
Child Development Associate (CDA) or Degree Please make copy of staff's CDA certificate or degree
First Aid Certification Please make copy of current first aid certification
Infant/Child CPR Certification Please make copy of current CPR certification
All employees must create a profile on MiRegisty.org to link their training to Nest Child Care and Parent Institute and to record future trainings to their profile.
Most of the trainings required annually are listed below and can be accessed at dwctraining.com.
Child Abuse & Neglect: Reporting Requirements
Universal Precautions/Bloodborne Pathogens
Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning
Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination
Storage of Hazardous Materials and Bio-contaminants
Building and Physical Premises Safety
Please make a copy of recent training certificate and/or transcript showing successful completion of the course. If staff does not have a current or most recent required training or certification it must be completed within the first 30 days of employment.
Employee Training should be documented through miregistry.com so that their training records can be accessed by licensing and Nest.
Employee File Cover Sheets
Employee Files should be organized using the checklists below. Documents should be organized in the file in the order of the checklist. Medical related documents should be kept separate from the personnel file. Both the medical and personnel files should contain a third party access log.