Barking Water Headstart - Seminole OK Child Care Center

270 & 56 INTERSEC, SEMINOLE OK 74818
(405) 257-6583

About the Provider

Description: The Seminole Nation Head Start/Early Head Start Program is a comprehensive program for low-income children and their families. Our program is funded to serve 123 Head Start children, 50 Early Head Start infant and toddlers, and 8 pregnant mothers. At least 10% of our enrollment opportunities are made available to children with disabilities. We serve 6 weeks to 5-year-old children at designated centers. Head Start receives 80% of the cost of the project budget from the federal Department of Health and Human Services and the remaining 20% (called non-federal share or in-kind) is generated locally from the grantee, parents, communities and organizations.

Additional Information: Rated 1 Star.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: K830023693
  • Capacity: 56
  • Age Range: 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime Hours
  • Transportation: Children's Homes, Children's Schools, Field Trips
  • District Office: Oklahoma Dept of Human Services - Child Care Services
  • District Office Phone: (405)878-4000 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Rhonda Oliphant

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type/Purpose Corrections
2020-02-18 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director is going to make sure teachers are on time with getting the PDL's sent in sooner and not wait till last minute. Director will gather expiration dates from teachers and insure that training is sent in prior to expiration of PDL
Correction Date: 2020-03-18
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.

worker observed 4 employees employed over 12 months with expired OPDL.

2019-08-27 Periodic
Full Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-08-07 Periodic
Full Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-04-15 Periodic
Partial Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-04-12 Periodic
Full Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-01-16 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Typed for provider: Staff will complete and post weekly lesson plans. Director will receive copy of completed lesson plan each week.
Correction Date: 2019-01-18
Description: 340:110-3-281.1(i)(6) - Weekly lesson plans. The program posts lesson plans with the dates and required content per OAC 340:110-3-289(d). Classrooms may only share this item when the lesson plan is applicable to each classroom.

Lesson plans not posted in one Early Head Start classroom.

2018-09-25 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will complete physical environment checklist annually.
Correction Date: 2018-10-02
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.

Worker observed physical environment checklist not completed annually.

2018-04-24 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Allergies are posted in all classrooms that have children with allergies.
Correction Date: 2018-04-24
Description: 340:110-3-281.1(i)(7) - Allergies. The program posts known food and life-threatening allergies, the child's full name, and location of any life-threatening condition medications for children present in classroom(s), when exposure could potentially occur while in care. To protect confidentiality, the item is posted in a location or manner, such as with a cover sheet, so only personnel can read it. Item is paper only.

two classrooms did not have allergies posted in the classroom.

2018-04-24 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Corrected during the monitoring visit. Signs were posted with center's phone number. The buses will have the facility name and phone number posted at all times during travel.
Correction Date: 2018-04-24
Description: 340:110-3-305(h)(3)(A) - are identified with the program or business entity name and phone number that is easily read by the public, unless using contracted transportation;

Buses used for transportation did not have a business phone number that was posted.

2018-04-24 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Employees will view the orientation DVD by this Friday April 27, 2018. All new employees will view the orientation DVD with one week of employment and prior to having sole responsibility of a classroom.
Correction Date: 2018-04-27
Description: 340:110-3-284(d)(3) - Orientation. Within one week of employment and prior to having sole responsibility for a group of children, personnel obtain orientation, as documented per OAC 340:110-3-281.3(b), including, at least a review of:

3 employees did not have documentation of when they viewed the Orientation DVD.

2017-12-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure that personnel employed over 12 months maintain a current OPDL.
Correction Date: 2017-01-30
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.

Worker observed 3 personnel employed over 12 months with expired OPDL.

2017-12-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure that health inspection is conducted every 2 years.
Correction Date: 2017-12-29
Description: 340:110-3-276(d)(2) - Health inspections. Inspections are conducted at least every two years by OSDH or IHS, unless the program only provides limited food service per OAC 340:110-3-299(a). Documentation is maintained per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c).

Worker observed health inspection not conducted at least every two years.

2017-12-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will complete equipment inventory ever 12 months.
Correction Date: 2017-12-29
Description: 340:110-3-302(a)(3)(B) - conducts an equipment inventory at least every 12 months. Documentation is maintained per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c).

Worker observed equipment inventory not conducted every 12 months.

2017-09-27 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure that employees employed over 12 months obtain and maintain a current OPDL.
Correction Date: 2017-10-27
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.

Worker observed 2 employees employed over 12 months with expired OPDL.

2017-09-27 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will complete equipment inventory.
Correction Date: 2017-10-13
Description: 340:110-3-302(a)(3)(B) - conducts an equipment inventory at least every 12 months. Documentation is maintained per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c).

Worker observed equipment inventory not completed every 12 months.

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