AUCC Academy - Teaneck NJ Regular Child Care Center

50 West Oakdene Avenue , Teaneck NJ 07666
(201) 658-0641

About the Provider

Description: AUCC Academy is a Regular Child Care Center in Teaneck NJ, with a maximum capacity of 120 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: 181100129
  • Capacity: 120
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Oct 03, 2022
  • 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
2020-01-24 2020-03-06 3A:52-5.3(a)(17) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: all televisions and computers shall be secured on a stable surface and shelving shall be secured and not be overloaded.

Violation Observed: Secure cubbies throughout center.
2020-01-24 2020-03-06 3A:52-5.3(b)(7) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall comply with the Playground Safety Subcode of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, as specified in N.J.A.C. 5:23-11.

Violation Observed: Remove newly planted trees from the current outdoor playground as there is not a six foot clearance around the fall zones.
2019-12-05 2020-01-24 3A:52-6.8(e)(4) Parent and community participation
The center may utilize a blanket permission slip for taking children on walks only if the walk involves no entrance into a facility unless the facility has been indicated on the blanket permission slip.

Violation Observed: Update the blanket walking trip permission slip to include that the walks will not involve entrance into a facility unless indicated on the permission slip.
2019-12-05 2020-06-15 3A:52-5.3(a)(14) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: all balconies, rooftops, verandas, and all floor levels used by children that are above the first floor and subject the children to an open drop or atrium shall be protected by barriers consisting of safety glass, Plexiglas, or any other materials approved by the Office of Licensing. Such barriers shall extend at least five feet above the floor level.

Violation Observed: In the relocated playground, due to the height of the fall that the children may be subjected to while playing and climbing in the outdoor playground, provide a minimum of six foot fence to ensure the safety of the children. | NOTE: Center provided a letter to the OOL stating that the playground will not be in use until a fence is provided and the playground has been approved for use by the OOL.
2019-12-05 2020-01-24 3A:52-4.8(e) Orientation training
Directors shall complete staff development in understanding licensing regulations as provided by the Office of Licensing within 90 days of hire. Such staff development may be included in the required 20 hours of staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(d).

Violation Observed: Ensure the director designee attends Understanding Licensing.
2019-12-05 2020-01-24 3A:52-5.4(a)(7)(iii) Additional physical plant requirements for early childhood programs
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, outdoor space requirements for children over the age of 10 months are as follows: outdoor areas located near or adjacent to hazardous areas determined by the Office of Licensing to be unsafe (including, but not limited to, streets, roads, driveways, parking lots, railroad tracks, swimming pools, rivers, streams, steep grades, cliffs, open pits, high voltage boosters, or propane gas tanks) shall be fenced or otherwise protected by a natural or man-made barrier or enclosure.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the dumpster providing protection to the outdoor playground from vehicular traffic and construction vehicles remains in place at all times. At the time of inspection, the dumpster was not in the parking lot as agreed upon as a condition of center's opening.
2019-12-05 2020-01-24 3A:52-5.3(o)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
First aid requirements are as follows: at least two staff members who have current certified basic knowledge of first aid principles and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as defined by a recognized health organization (such as the American Red Cross), shall be in the center at all times when enrolled children are present.

Violation Observed: Ensure that at least two people with CPR training are present at all times.
2019-12-05 2020-03-06 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 fingerprint clearance is completed for one named staff member.
2019-12-05 2020-01-24 3A:52-4.10(a)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
The sponsor or sponsor representative, and each staff member shall complete a signed consent form provided by the Department that indicates the identifying information necessary to conduct a CARI background check, including the person’s name, address, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security number. Pursuant to the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579), the Department shall advise each such person that the disclosure of his or her Social Security number is voluntary, and that the Social Security number will only be used for the purpose of conducting a CARI background check.

Violation Observed: Ensure CARI clearances are completed for six new staff members.
2019-11-13 2020-01-24 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: Based on complaint, ensure that all areas of the building that are under construction are inaccessible to the children. A wall to the first floor hallway that was required at the time of center's opening was removed and another required wall leading to the basement was manipulated to allow access.
2019-11-13 2019-12-05 3A:52-5.2(a)(1)(ii) State, county and municipal government physical facility requirements
For newly-constructed buildings, for existing buildings whose construction code group classification would change from that which it had been, or for existing buildings that require major alteration or renovation, the center shall obtain a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) issued by the municipality in which it is located, reflecting the center's compliance with the provisions of the NJUCC, and submit a copy of the CO to the Office of Licensing, for the following group classification: I-4 (Institutional) for buildings accommodating one or more children less than 2 ½ years of age.

Violation Observed: Comply with the terms of the license, which allows only children over the age of 2 1/2. Five children under 2 1/2 were present during the inspection.
2019-10-03 2019-12-19 3A:52-5.3(h)(2)(ii) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Lead paint precautions are as follows: the center shall comply with the lead paint inspection requirements specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-5.3(h)3, unless the center submits documentation to the Office of Licensing of a previous lead paint inspection conducted by a Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor, who is certified and employed as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-5.3(h)3, indicating the center is free of lead-based paint hazards.

Violation Observed: Submit lead testing for Room 202 and the exterior of the building.
2019-10-03 2020-01-24 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Submit lead and copper drinking water testing results with two completed OOL documents.
2019-10-03 2019-11-13 3A:52-5.3(i)(8) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center, and, as determined by the Office of Licensing, on a case-by-case basis, the facility operator shall submit to the Office of Licensing a Safe Building Interior Certification or other approval issued by the Department of Health that indicates that no further remediation is needed for the interior of the building in which the center is located.

Violation Observed: Submit a Safe Building Interior Certificate.
2019-10-03 2020-01-24 3A:52-5.6(b) Special physical facility and monitoring requirements to prevent child abuse or neglect
Doors in all interior rooms designated for use by children shall remain unlocked.

Violation Observed: Submit training information with staff signatures on the center's key policy for the classroom door locks.

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