A Bright Start Development Center, Llc - Tahlequah OK Child Care Center

509 S MUSKOGEE AVE , TAHLEQUAH OK 74464
(918) 207-5834

About the Provider

Description: A BRIGHT START DEVELOPMENT CENTER, LLC is a Child Care Center in TAHLEQUAH OK, with a maximum capacity of 40 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 11 Months, 12 - 23 Months, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years, 6 Years and Older. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Rated 2 Stars.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: K830052874
  • Capacity: 40
  • Age Range: 0 - 11 Months, 12 - 23 Months, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years, 6 Years and Older
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Daytime Hours
  • Transportation: Emergency Only
  • District Office: Oklahoma Dept of Human Services - Child Care Services
  • District Office Phone: (405) 290-8615 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Melissa Mayes

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type/Purpose Corrections
2021-06-03 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: PROGRAM WILL CONDUCT WITH IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS ALONG WITH REVIEW OF ANNUAL DRILLS AS WELL
Correction Date: 2021-06-10
Description: 340:110-3-279(g)(1) - General. Drills and reviews are documented per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c) and drills are conducted:

DRILLS AND REVIEWS HAVE NOT BEEN DONE OR DOCUMENTED WITH IN THE MONTH OF MAY 2021

2021-06-03 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: STAFF WILL GET THEIR PDL CURRENT AND SUBMIT ALL TRAINING TO CECPD BY 7/6/21
Correction Date: 2021-07-06
Description: 340:110-3-284(b)(3) - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.

CURRENT STAFF WHO HAS BEEN EMPLOYED WITH PROGRAM HAS AN EXPIRED PDL VERIFIED BY CECPD AND STAFF MEMBER

2020-10-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: DIRECTOR WILL HAVE THIS ISSUED RESOLVED BY OCTOBER 30, 2020
Correction Date: 2020-10-30
Description: 340:110-3-284(b)(3) - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.

DIRECTOR HAS A EXPIRED PDL VERIFIED BY CECPD AS OF 10/13/2020

2020-10-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: DIRECTOR WILL HAVE THIS COMPLETED BY OCTOBER 30, 2020
Correction Date: 2020-10-30
Description: 340:110-3-281.2(c)(9)(A) - Physical environment checklist. DHS form, or other checklists regarding the same information as the form, is completed at least every 12 months.

CHECKLIST WAS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING TO REVIEW FOR ITS 12 MONTH UPDATE

2020-10-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: DIRECTOR WILL HAVE THIS COMPLETED BY OCTOBER 30, 2020
Correction Date: 2020-10-30
Description: 340:110-3-281.2(c)(9)(D) - Equipment inventory. DHS form applicable to the program type and ages of children accepted into care is available.

INVENTORY WAS NOT AVAILBLE FOR LICENSING TO REVIEW FOR ITS 12 MONTH UPDATE

2020-10-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: OWNER WILL CONTACT FIRE DEPT TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AS OF 10/13/2020 AND WILL SUBMIT DOCUMENTATION TO LICENSING ONCE INSPECTION IS COMPLETED.
Correction Date: 2020-10-13
Description: 340:110-3-281.2(c)(1)(A) - Fire inspections. Items are available upon request.

FIRE INSPECTION HAS NOT BEEN SCHEDULED FOR THEIR 2 YEAR UPDATE FOR THE PROGRAM

2020-10-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: DRILLS WILL BE CONDUCTED BY 10/30/2020
Correction Date: 2020-10-30
Description: 340:110-3-279(g)(1) - General. Drills and reviews are documented per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c) and drills are conducted:

PROGRAM DID NOT PERFORM DRILLS OR HAVE DOCUMENTATION AVAILABLE TO LICENSING TO REVIEW

2019-12-11 Periodic
Full Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-08-12 Periodic
Full Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-04-01 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: PROGRAM HAS UNTIL APRIL 30, 2019 TO CONDUCT FIRE DRILLS.
Correction Date: 2019-04-30
Description: 340:110-3-279(g)(1) - General. Drills and reviews are documented per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c) and drills are conducted:

FIRE DRILLS WERE NOT CONDUCTED FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH

2018-12-18 Periodic
Partial Inspection
Description:

No non-compliances observed

2018-12-18 Periodic
Full Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2018-08-29 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Safety gate was placed on kitchen door. Safety gate will always be up.
Correction Date: 2018-08-29
Description: 340:110-3-303(e) - Toxic materials. Toxic materials, such as health and beauty aids, cleaning materials, and pesticides are inaccessible.

Cleaning products under kitchen sink are not inaccessible.

2018-08-29 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will remove trash that is piled outside door leading to play yard.
Correction Date: 2018-09-03
Description: 340:110-3-304(a)(1) - The facility and vehicles are clean, sanitary, and free of clutter and litter, including paper accumulation. The facility and equipment do not have accumulations of dust, dirt, soils, food particles, and other debris.

Trash such as empty diaper boxes and other boxes that are smashed are piled on deck leading out to the play yard.

2018-08-29 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will rearrange the changing area in the one year old room to be near the sink. He will get in touch with a plumber and get a hand washing station installed.
Correction Date: 2018-11-29
Description: 340:110-3-297(a)(3)(B) - are near the sink when a sink is required per OAC 340:110-3-300(n);

Diaper changing area in the 1 year old room and 2 year old room does not have a sink near the diaper changing area.

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