State Board of Private Academic Schools

The SRU/SGA Preschool and Child Care Center is approved as a Private Academic School.

You can contact the Western Region Office of Child Development and Early Learning Bureau of Certification at 


The Department of Human Services (DHS) regulations for operating a child care facility are available on the Internet. The regulations on the Internet are the most up-to-date versions of the regulations. 

Listed below is the regulation that pertains to operation of a child care center facility, a brief description of the regulation and the hyperlink to the regulation on the Internet:

55 Pa. Code, Chapter 3270, Child Care Centers – This regulation provides the rules regarding operation of a child care center. A child care center is a facility in which seven or more children unrelated to the operator receive child care services. A child care center must have a certificate of compliance (license) from DHS in order to operate.

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