|(a) A director must be present a minimum of 75 percent
of the program's operating hours each week or a minimum of 30 hours
per week, whichever is less, to ensure the operation complies with
all minimum standards, unless:
(1) The director is absent from the operation temporarily
for vacation or other personal time off; or
(2) The director is engaging in professional development
activities related to the role of director.
(b) If you have designated a single director for more
than one operation, you must comply with the requirements specified
in subsection (a) of this section no later than March 1, 2025.