Alphabest at Edward Johnstone Elementary - Vineland NJ Regular Child Care Center

165 S Brewster Rd , Vineland NJ 08361
(609) 805-9685

About the Provider

Description: Alphabest at Edward Johnstone Elementary is a Regular Child Care Center in Vineland NJ, with a maximum capacity of 60 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 1/2 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CCC117545
  • Capacity: 60
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Sep 18, 2023
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2021-10-04 3A:52-4.10(b)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Ensure that CARI background checks are completed as required for all staff within two weeks of hire.
2021-10-04 3A:52-3.4(a) Comprehensive general liability insurance
The sponsor or sponsor representative shall secure comprehensive general liability insurance coverage for the center and shall maintain on file a copy of the insurance policy or documentation of current insurance coverage.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center has a current comprehensive general liability insurance policy and maintains the documentation on file. Ensure the policy is uploaded into NJCCIS.
2021-10-04 3A:52-4.11(a)(1) Criminal History Record Information background check procedures
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff, the sponsor and/or the sponsor representative complete a CHRI background check as required. Ensure the CHRI clearance for the sponsor representative is uploaded into NJCCIS.
2021-10-04 2021-11-15 3A:52-7.1(c)(3)(i) Illnesses and communicable diseases
The following provisions relate to illness or symptoms of illness: if a child who has already been admitted to the center manifests any of the illnesses or symptoms of illness specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1(c)1, the center shall remove the child from the group of well children to a separate room or area, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-5.3(q)4, until he or she can be taken from the center.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center has an area where sick children can be separated from the other children and that rest equipment is provided.
2021-10-04 3A:52-4.8(g)(2) Orientation training
The center shall maintain on file documentation of the date, time, topic, presenter, and attendance for all staff development and orientation completed by center staff members. For staff development provided by another source, the center shall maintain on file documentation of the name of the person or organization that provided the staff development.

Violation Observed: Ensure that for all staff orientation training provided by an outside source, the center maintains on file the name of the person or organization that provided the training.
2021-10-04 3A:52-4.8(a)(1) Orientation training
Topics of orientation training shall include supervising and tracking all children, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.3(a).

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff complete orientation training within two weeks of hire and annually, including training on supervising and tracking children. Retrain all staff on the centers Supervision policy.
2021-10-04 2021-11-15 3A:52-5.3(r) Physical plant requirements for all centers
The center shall take any steps required by the Office of Licensing to correct conditions in the building or center that may endanger the health, safety, and well-being of the children served.

Violation Observed: Per the NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations pursuant to Executive Order No. 149, ensure that all health and safety guidelines are adhered to as required. Ensure a written screening policy is provided to parents/staff.
2021-10-04 3A:52-5.3(o)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
First aid requirements are as follows: the first aid and CPR training shall include a hands-on training component in addition to any online training coursework.

Violation Observed: Ensure that first aid and CPR training includes a hands-on component in addition to any online training.
2021-10-04 3A:52-4.6(a) Staff qualifications
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center completes and maintains on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by OOL.
2021-10-04 2021-11-15 3A:52-4.3(a) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The children shall be supervised directly by a staff member at all times, including during outdoor activities, rest and sleep, and walking through hallways. Toileting procedures shall be supervised by a staff member as appropriate for the ages and developmental needs of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure that adequate supervision is maintained at all times throughout the center. At the time of the inspection there were 5 SACC children with 0 staff. Staff was in the cafeteria answering the door leaving children unsupervised.
2021-03-01 2021-03-08 3A:52-5.3(l)(1)(iii)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Emergency procedure requirements are as follows: the center shall prepare written emergency procedures delineating an alternate indoor location that operates during the same operating hours as the center. The center shall select an alternate indoor location within safe walking distance.

Violation Observed: Ensure an alternate indoor location is provided.
2020-09-23 2021-02-26 3A:52-4.10(b)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Ensure a CARI clearance is submitted for all staff.

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