(1) For any initial family home child care license issued on or after March 31, 2012, the applicant must have a high school diploma.
(2) If the applicant does not have a high school diploma, he or she must submit written evidence of equivalent education. As used in this section, "equivalent education" means:
(a) Passing the general educational development (GED) tests;
(b) Completion of twelve years of elementary and secondary education;
(c) Possessing a current child development associate (CDA) credential as approved through the council for professional recognition; or
(d) Completion of forty-five credits of post secondary education.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, and chapter 43.215 RCW. 11-23-068, § 170-296A-1725, filed 11/14/11, effective 3/31/12.]