List of PolicIES

Refund Policy

Withdrawal Dates:

The request for refund should be submitted in written form and sent to

When the minimum class size is not met and the class cannot open, a full refund will be issued.

Student Photo Release Policy

As a parent or guardian of this student, I hereby consent to the use of photographs/videotape taken during the course of the school year for publicity, promotional and/or educational purposes (including publications, presentation or broadcast via newspaper, internet or other media sources). I do this with full knowledge and consent and waive all claims for compensation for use, or for damages. I/We consent to the use of my child’s image; such use may include all CLS CT publications (print, online, video, etc.). Such photographs would highlight the students either demonstrating learning techniques or participating in approved school activities.

Release of Liability & School Policy Agreement

I, the undersigned parent or legal guardian of the registered child(ren), do give my permission and approval for his/her participation in the CLS CT's program(s) and therefore, assume all risks and hazards incidental to such participation.

On behalf of my child(ren) and family, I freely and voluntarily agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless, the School, its directors, officers, administrators, teachers, and volunteers from any liabilities arising from any incident to my child(ren)'s involvement and participation in the school's program(s).

I have read and agree to CLS CT’s School Policies, including Enrollment Policy, Refund/Class Change Policy, Policies and Procedures, as well as CLS CT’s Code of Conduct. I understand that if my child displays inappropriate behavior, he/she (or I) may be dismissed from the program and no refunds will be given.


AGREEMENT OF RELEASE AND INDEMNITY; NO LIABILITY: I (as the Participant (and their Parent or Guardian if under the age of 18) acknowledge and agree that: CLS CT has made no representation or warranty regarding COVID-19; and CLS CT shall not undertake responsibility, nor shall it be liable for the actions of me (the Participant) or any party regarding COVID-19. I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian if under the age of 18) further acknowledge and agree that CLS CT and its officers, employees, staff, agents, servants, the owner of the venue of any part of the program, sponsors, or independent contractors shall not be responsible for any loss, costs, damages, consequential or punitive, or liability incurred by Participant of any nature including, but not limited to, those arising from any form of negligence, gross negligence, strict liability, reckless misconduct, intentional torts, personal injury, or criminal activity; and I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian if under the age of 18) waive my right to seek such legal redress for these causes of action. Participant (and their Parent or Guardian if under the age of 18) shall indemnify, defend, and hold CLS CT, its officers, employees, staff, agents, the owner of the venue of CLS CT’s program and events, servants, sponsors, or independent contractors harmless from and against all liability, whether intentional or otherwise, in connection with or arising from his or her participation in the program and events including, but not limited to, any claims of a breach of this Agreement.  

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISKS: By participating in any CLS CT’s programs or events, I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian) acknowledge that there is an element of risk in regarding COVID-19, and I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian) acknowledge and agree that there are dangers and rigors imposed by such programs and events regarding COVID-19. Knowing and understanding these risks, I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian) agree to fully assume all risk of illness, injury or death, and release and hold harmless CLS CT, its officers, employees, agents, servants, independent contractors, vendors and suppliers from all actions, claims or demands for damages for personal injury, consequential or punitive damages, costs or expenses resulting from any issues related to COVID-19. I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian) understand that the Participant has the option to cease participation in any program and events if the Participant feels unsafe. The Participant further agrees to bear the expense of voluntarily withdrawing or ceasing participation in any program and events before it is concluded.

CLS CT Code of Conduct

CLS CT Enrollment Policy

Tuition must be paid in full and a completed registration form must be received by the Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford prior to the first day of class.

Un-enrolled siblings of current students may be requested to not be present when class is in session.

CLS CT Refund Policy/Class Change Policy

Withdrawal Dates:

The request for refund should be submitted in written form and sent to

CLS CT reserves the right to cancel scheduled classes when the enrollment minimum for any given class is not met. In the event that CLS CT must cancel a class, a full refund will be issued.

CLS CT Photo Release Policy

I hereby grant The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford permission to use my likeness in a photograph, video, or other digital media (“photo”) in any and all of its publications, including web-based publications, without payment or other consideration.

I understand and agree that all photos will become the property of The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford and will not be returned.

I hereby irrevocably authorize The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos for any lawful purpose. In addition, I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photo.

I hereby hold harmless, release, and forever discharge The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.


Policies & Procedures

Our Policies and Procedures Guidelines have been created to help parents and administrators maintain a safe and positive learning environment for students of the Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford. 

Student drop off:

Please take your child to the classroom directly.  Enter the classroom and if the teacher is not present, please wait in the classroom quietly.  Please come to school on time.  It’s disruptive to the class when you come late. 

Student pick up:

For the safety of your child, he/she should remain in the classroom until he/she is picked up by you (his/her parent) or guardian. Please make sure your child understands that he/she should not wander in the hallway or outside of the school.

Early pick up:

If your child needs to be picked up before dismissal time, please provide your child with a note to be given to the teacher at the beginning of class, and please pick your child up at his/her classroom at the appointed time. 

School Conduct:

CLS CT has set forth the policies & procedures to ensure the safety of all students, students’ personal property, and that of the school property.

Students who violate these policies will face consequences of disciplinary actions, such as removal from the classroom or the school.  Students and their parents are responsible for any damage to school property, and will be billed should such damage occur.  In situations where repeat infractions or serious offenses are committed, parent(s) of the offender(s) will be notified immediately. Suspension of the student(s) may result, after a hearing takes place between the school administrators, the students and their parents.

Serious Offences include the following:

Student Illness & Sick Days:

In the event that your child is running a fever, or is sneezing or coughing, please refrain from bringing him or her to school until the symptoms have stopped, and the child's temperature has returned to normal for at least 24 hours. Please contact your child's teacher by phone or via e-mail to let him/her know that your child will be absent.

Snow days:

In the case of inclement weather resulting in school closure, we will send out a notice to the email we have on file and update our social media page and website to declare that the school is closed.

Emergency Contact information: Please submit the most recent emergency/contact information for each student. 

Comments:  We welcome every parent's feedback on the Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford!  Please feel free to contact your child’s teacher and/or e-mail CLS CT administrators at

Privacy Policy


This privacy policy will advise you about our guidelines concerning the use of your personal information, including, without limitation, the reasonable efforts we make to protect your personal information in accordance with these guidelines, and about what choices you have concerning our use of such information. Please read this policy carefully. We may need to change this policy from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on our Site. We will post those changes here so that you will always know our policies regarding what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose that information to anyone. Please refer back to this policy regularly.

We keep your private information private by:

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact us at

Scope of Privacy Policy

This policy applies to your use of this site. This policy does not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites to which this site only links.

Personal Identification Information

We may request personal identification information from you (such as your last name, age, city and state) in connection with your use of, or participation in registration for surveys, forums, content submissions, chats, bulletin boards, discussion groups, requests for suggestions, or additional information, and in connection with other activities, services or resources we make available on any of our Sites. In all of these cases, we will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. Except as otherwise provided in this policy, we reasonably endeavor to ensure that we never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user to any third party without having received your permission (through opt-in or similar procedures) except as provided for herein or otherwise as permitted or required under law. Further, The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford may contact you based on the information you provide online whether in connection with your registration or in such places as the above described forums.

If you do provide us with personal information for any of these activities, we may use it to conduct the activity.

The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford does not rent or sell personal identification information, including information provided by children, to outside marketers.

Non-Personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information without limitation, through the use of the following types of methodology:

Non-personal identification information might include the browser you use, the type of computer, technical information about your means of connection to our Sites (such as the operating systems and the Internet service providers utilized), and other similar information. Our systems may also automatically gather information about the areas you visit and search terms you utilize on our Sites and about the links you may select from within our Sites to other areas of the World Wide Web or elsewhere online.

We use such information for our business purposes, and, in particular, primarily to administer the Sites, and, in the aggregate, to what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve our Sites.

Privacy of Children

We are mindful that young people need special safeguards and privacy protection. We realize that they may not understand all the provisions of our policy or be able to make thoughtful decisions about the choices that are made available to our adult users. We strongly urge all parents to participate in their children's exploration of the Internet and any online services, and to teach their children about protecting their personal information while online.


We collect only enough information to process your donation and do not use the information for any other purpose. Your payment information is transmitted to us using a secure method that helps ensure the privacy of this information.

Links to Other Sites

Users will find other content on our Sites that link to the sites and services of other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies, or no policy (policies) at all. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.


If you "opt-in" to receive information from us, you can change your mind later. If at any time you would like to stop receiving such information or opt-out of a feature, you may change your options by contacting You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases and servers, although we will always make reasonable efforts to do so upon your request in accordance with this policy.

Consent to Transfer

The Sites are operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Website, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using any of the Sites, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, your promise to comply with the representations you make and contained in the Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions, and your understanding of the scope and limitations of the protections provided under the Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these policies, please do not use our Sites. Your continued use of the Sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.