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 may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Rated 2 Stars.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 40
  • License Number: K830052874
  • Age Range: 0 - 11 Months, 12 - 23 Months, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years, 6 Years and Older
  • 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: (918)207-4500 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Amy VanFleet

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type/Purpose Corrections
2018-04-03 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: This teacher is working on her PDL and will have this finished by the end of the month,
Correction Date: 2018-05-03
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.

One teacher does not have a PDL.

2018-04-03 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Ryan will have this teacher take the ELCCT this month. She is signed up and she hasnt finished it. this will be completed and Ryan will keep better tract of the this in the future.
Correction Date: 2018-05-03
Description: 340:110-3-284(d)(5) - Entry Level Child Care Training (ELCCT) or equivalent. Prior to, or within 90 calendar days of employment, teaching personnel hired after August 1, 2003, complete an approved entry-level training listed on the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry (OPDR) website, such as ELCCT. However, this training is not required when previously received, unless the individual has not been employed at a licensed program within the last five years.

One teacher does not have ELCCT and has been employed for over 90 days.

2018-04-03 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Ryan states that he called to have an inspection completed and was told that this could now be done with the Tahlequah fire department. He made the call and left a message with no return call and he forgot. He states that he will call again today to have this completed.
Correction Date: 2018-07-03
Description: 340:110-3-276(c)(1) - Fire approval. An inspection from the local or state fire governmental authority having jurisdiction is required prior to authorization to operate from Licensing. Documentation is maintained per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c).

facility was due for a fire inspection 01/2018 and this was not completed.

2018-01-12 Other
Partial Inspection
Description:

No non-compliances observed

2018-01-05 Complaint
Partial Inspection
Description:

No non-compliances observed

2017-12-06 Follow Up
Partial Inspection
Description:

No non-compliances observed

2017-12-04 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Mr. Sierra continues to work with Marissa to get her PDL, Ms. Seirra states that he did not realize Ms. Luna had expired PDL's and will have this corrected in the next 90 days.
Correction Date: 2017-03-04
Description: 340:110-3-284.2(b)(2)(C) - have a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate per OAC 340 Appendix FF - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder of:

one teacher Marissa still has not completed her PDL's.

2017-12-04 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: This was corrected at the time of the monitoring visit. Mr. Sierra states that he will keep a closer eye on ratios at naptime. This was a oversight on his part he misunderstood the requirements for nap time.
Correction Date: 2017-12-04
Description: 340:110-3-286 - Ratios and group sizes

One room was out of ratio during nap time as the room had 7 one year olds and one three year old.

2017-08-09 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: this will be completed by 08/23/2017
Correction Date: 2017-08-23
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.

physical enviroment checks list was due to be complete 08/02/2017 and was not completed.

2017-08-09 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: worker has allowed for 90 days for staff to complete PDL's
Correction Date: 2017-11-09
Description: 340:110-3-284.2(b)(2)(C) - have a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate per OAC 340 Appendix FF - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder of:

one teacher does not have her PDL

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