Diversity, Equality, Inclusion, and Accessibility Policy

We promote a Christian community that reflects the heart of God for all people. We are a home education support group of families, instructors, and community partners, who openly share resources, opportunities, and Biblical truths with the home-educating community. We have developed a culture that welcomes children of all races, ethnicities, socio-economic statuses, and abilities.

Membership Privacy Policy 

DCHE takes your privacy seriously and wants to empower you to make choices about your data.

Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy is guided by three principles to empower you. 

Transparency: The right to know what personal information we collect.

Confidentiality: The right to know your information is only shared with specific leadership and not membership-at-large. 

Control: The right to choose what you share and what you don’t share.

What Kinds of Data We Collect

Identity & contact information

Transactions

Student data (age and grade)

Survey data and form submissions

Engagement or interactions surveys

Scholarship records (financial records)

Your Rights about Personal Data

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  1. The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. To -delete an account please, ask our customer service at nicoledoyle@dcheeducators.com.

  2.  The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.

  3.  The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.

  4.  The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.

  5. The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we relied on your consent to process your personal information.

  6. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. 

Daily Policies and Procedures

DCHE …

  • is a co-op, a group of people who meet together and work cooperatively to achieve common goals. Parents organize or facilitate social/ academic events and extracurricular activities including competitive clubs and teams. 

  • is NOT a school. The individual student's education and behavior are guided by the parents.

  • uses Crossroad Presbyterian Church facilities. Please do NOT call any church facility office; instead, contact DCHE coordinators directly at dcheeducators@gmail.com or 678-571-7928.

  • does not allow drop-offs. NO drop-offs.  Students may NOT wait on campus for later classes to start unless directly supervised by an adult.

 

DUES: Membership dues must be paid before students can participate in teams or clubs. Membership dues are non-refundable.  Sign-up based on a first-paid basis.

 

CHURCH PROPERTY: Interior and Exterior rules 

  1. No students on the church campus are unattended.  The parent must monitor children at all times (doorway monitoring is allowed).  

  2. Adult supervision is required for the playground.

  3. Exterior doors must remain closed at all times.  No propping the door open.

  4. Please respect and preserve all church property and furnishings. Misuse will require the student’s parents to pay for repairs and/or replacements. 

  5. ONLY park in the lot located on Panola Roadside, left the of building's front entrance.

 

End of activity/ event procedure:   “Leave all areas better than you found them.”

  • Empty wastebaskets and trash cans.

  • Wiped down all surfaces (tables, desks, countertops, etc.).

  • Sweep and vacuum floors.

LUNCHES/SNACKS: All food and beverages must be eaten in designated areas.                                                            

  • No open food containers are allowed in hallways or lobby. Please properly dispose of all food packaging and waste.

 

SPECIAL NEEDS: We welcome special needs children to participate BUT the parent must remain in the room during the meetings or provide a supervisory person. Other needs will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

 

DRESS CODE: Please be modest with your dress and comply with rules (students and parents):

  • No hats or caps inside the church (boys).

  • No attire with a derogatory, or sexual message or symbols.

  • Shorts and/or skirts of 6th grade and older should reach fingertips with hands to sides.

 

ILLNESS: Please keep children home if they are contagious such as, but not limited to the following:  

Ø  FEVER: May return when fever free (under 100 degrees) for 24 hours without medication

Ø  DIARRHEA / VOMITING: May return when symptom-free for 24 hours

Ø  CONJUNCTIVITIS (pink eye): May return 24 hours after treatment and eyes are free of discharge

Ø  HEAD LICE: May return after treatment and removal of all live lice and nits from hair

Ø  RINGWORM / IMPETIGO / STAPH / MRSA: May return when cleared by a medical professional; must cover are with dressing taped on all 4 sides

Ø  COMMUNICABLE DISEASES (COVID, strep, influenza, chickenpox, measles, mumps, pertussis, meningitis, mononucleosis, hand-foot-mouth disease, etc.): May return when cleared by a medical professional.

 

BATHROOM/ CHANGING ROOMS POLICY: Parents rotate monitoring bathrooms from the hallway.

Diaper changing policy:

  • NO changing diapers in any area other than the bathroom.

  • Solid dirty diapers must be disposed of outside immediately.

BEHAVIOR: We are NOT a school. The individual student's education and behavior are guided by the parents.

  1. Please refrain from horseplay, running in the halls, or hitting.

  2. No viewing of inappropriate media content on cellphones, devices, or laptops.

  3. Use kind words and refrain from participating in inappropriate conversations or jokes. 

CLASS ETIQUETTE: "Our goal is to learn to be better representatives of Christ every day."

Listen to instructions (you cannot listen with a cell phone in hand). ~Hebrews 13:17

Enter and exit class prepared. ~ Proverbs 6:6-8

Always do your best. ~ Colossians 3:23

Respect yourself and others. ~ 1 Corinthians 6:20/ Matthew 7:12

No Excuses (complete assigned work).  ~ James 4:17

My family agrees to follow DCHE Policies and Procedures. We also understand policies & Procedures can change for the continued protection and benefit of the church. DCHE will notify you via email if this happens.