Do your instructors have child protection clearances? Does your state mandate them? Even if they don't, it's a good idea to make sure all of your staff have background checks to protect you, your business and to mitigate risk.
My studio is located in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania has very strict child protection laws. Parents can't even volunteer in school without obtaining child abuse and background clearances. Other states also mandate these checks if anyone over the age of 18 is interacting with anyone under the age of 18, whether it's teaching, volunteering, and/or working.
Even if you state doesn't require these clearances, it is a good idea to make sure all of your instructors have background checks along with child abuse history clearances. This makes sure you are hiring the best possible staff for your studio and also reassures the parents that they are sending their children to a safe facility.
Because our state mandates these...