AlphaBEST at Glen School - Ridgewood NJ Temporary Child Care Center

865 East Glen Avenue , Ridgewood NJ 07450
(201) 587-3659

About the Provider

Description: AlphaBEST at Glen School is a Temporary Child Care Center in Ridgewood NJ, with a maximum capacity of 60 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 1/2 - 6 years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CCC116510
  • Capacity: 60
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 6 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jul 30, 2024
  • 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
2023-05-30 2023-06-22 3A:52-4.3(a)(2)
The center shall ensure that all staff members are trained in the method of keeping track of children and know how many children are in their care at all times.

Violation Observed: At the time of inspection, the staff member was not aware of the amount of children she had present.6/22/23 - staff was retrained on tracking
2023-05-30 2023-06-22 3A:52-4.3(c)
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f):Age Staff/Child RatioUnder 18 months - 1:418 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:62 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:104 years - 1:125 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: At the time of inspection, there were 15 children (ages 2-3 yrs) with 1 staff member. The second staff member was outside of the building and arrived a short time later.6/22/23 - staff was retrained on ratios
2023-04-25 2023-05-30 3A:52-7.7(a)(1)(i)
Disinfectants shall be used as follows: the center shall disinfect those items specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.7(a)3 with a solution that shall be a commercially prepared disinfectant that indicates it kills bacteria, viruses, and parasites. This solution shall be used in accordance with label instructions.

Violation Observed: Ensure the staff are completing a 2 step process when washing and disinfecting required areas. At the time of inspection, a one step process was being completed.
2023-04-25 2023-06-07 3A:52-4.5(a)(3)(i)(1)
The sponsor or sponsor representative shall designate individuals with the authority and responsibility to develop and implement written policies and procedures for the operation of the center, including a table of organization that illustrates lines of authority, responsibility and communication.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center has a table of organization that illustrates lines of authority, responsibility and communication.
2023-04-25 2023-06-07 3A:52-6.1(b)(7)
The staff member(s) specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5 who are responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of the center's daily activities shall ensure that the use of a television, computers, and other video equipment shall be limited to educational and instructional use, shall be age and developmentally appropriate, and shall not be used as a substitute for planned activities or for passive viewing.

Violation Observed: Develop a written policy for the use of television, computers and other technology by children at the center.
2023-04-25 3A:52-4.10(b)(1)
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 all staff submit a CARI background check upon renewal.
2023-04-25 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
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. Obtain 2 CHRI clearances.
2023-04-25 3A:52-4.6(d)(1)
For school-age child care programs the program supervisor shall meet the qualification requirements specified in one of the applicable options set forth in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.6(d) for education, training, and experience, based on the center's licensed capacity.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the program supervisor meets the required qualifications as specified in the manual.
2023-04-25 3A:52-4.8(a)(1)
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: Provide documentation of annual orientation for 4 staff members.
2023-04-25 3A:52-4.8(c)
The center shall ensure that all staff members who work at the center complete 12 hours of continuing staff development each year.

Violation Observed: Provide documentation of training hours for 3 staff members.
2023-04-25 3A:52-4.5(c)(2)(ii)
The director or his or her designee(s) shall be on the premises at all times when the center is operating and the designee shall complete staff development in understanding licensing rules as provided by the Office.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the director and designee completes the Understanding Licensing training provided by OOL.
2023-04-25 2023-05-30 3A:52-7.5(b)(10)
The center shall develop and follow a policy on the administration of medication and health care procedures to children, which shall include the following provisions: the center shall store prescribed epinephrine pens in their original boxes with the child’s name and prescription. A special care plan or other documentation from a health care provider shall accompany the epinephrine pen. If two epinephrine pens are required, both shall be available. Each center under the jurisdiction of N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5 shall store back-up epinephrine pens on site consistent with the requirements stated at N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5.e(1).

Violation Observed: Ensure the amount of EpiPen's required by the special care plan are present at the center.
2023-04-25 2023-06-21 3A:52-3.6(b)(1)
The center shall distribute a copy of the Information to Parents document to each child’s parent(s) upon enrollment and to every person upon becoming a staff member and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s and staff member’s signature attesting to receipt of the document. The center shall maintain on file a copy of the Information to Parents document.

Violation Observed: Ensure the center has the complete 2 page Information to Parents policy.
2023-04-25 2023-06-21 3A:52-6.8(k)(1)
The center shall develop and follow a written policy on the use of social media including, but not limited to the use of social networking sites and other websites.

Violation Observed: Provide the center's social media policy.
2023-04-25 3A:52-5.3(l)(1)
Emergency procedure requirements are as follows: the center shall prepare written emergency procedures delineating

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center has written emergency plans in a readily accessible location that includes evacuation, disaster and lockdown procedures.

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