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Inspection Date: 06/10/2019 Inspection Type: ANNUAL Rule Description: 5101:2-12-12 Safe Environment
Findings: Children in care shall be protected from any items and conditions which threaten their health, safety, and well-being. During the inspection, it was determined that children were not protected from the following item(s) or condition(s) which may threaten their health, safety, or well-being as noted in the following numbers 5 & 11 below: 1. Open pull cords that are not closed loop;2. Telephone cords;3. Electrical/extension cords attached to an object that would not likely result in a severe injury if pulled;4. Stacked chairs;5. Employee(s) purse (in an unlocked cabinet in the Preschool 3 room);6. Diaper bags;7. Television not securely anchored;8. Small or lightweight pieces of shelving units are not securely anchored to the wall;9. Smoke detector needing batteries replaced;10. Staff member stepped over a barrier/gate while holding a child;11. Chipping or peeling paint (in Preschool 1); 12. Emergency exits were blocked by the following classroom furniture: [ ];13. Other [ ].Provide staff training. Submit the programs corrective action plan, which includes a statement that training was provided, to the Department to verify compliance with the requirements of this rule.
Status Updated
Compliance Status
Status Updated: 06/19/2019
Compliance Status: Approved

"Technical assistance provided at the time of the inspection" indicates that a program was required to correct the rule non-compliance but was not required to submit a written corrective action plan. The department provided guidance for rule compliance during the inspection.

For information about how the non-compliance was addressed contact the program.

  • Early Care and Education Programs: Early Care and Education Programs support the development and well-being of young children in a learning environment. These licensed programs meet the minimum state health, safety and administration standards required to serve children. Program settings include family child care homes and center based (school-age care, community-based preschool, public preschool and child care centers).
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  • Head Start: Head Start provides early childhood education and other services to eligible children, birth to age 5, and their families. Eligibility for Head Start is based on child age, family income, and unique child circumstances. Head Start programs receive federal funding to provide services that support family well-being and promote children's learning and development.
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  • Accreditation: Accreditations are issued to child care programs meeting the standards established by one of the organizations listed below. These standards often exceed licensing requirements.
  • NAEYC: National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • NECPA: National Early Childhood Program Accreditation
  • NACCP: National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs
  • NAFCC: National Association For Family Child Care
  • COA: Council on Accreditation
  • ACSI: Association of Christian Schools International
  • Cognia: Formerly AdvancED and Measured Progress