Blackwell Head Start - Blackwell OK Large Family Child Care Home

502 E. COLLEGE, BLACKWELL OK 74631
(580) 363-5566

About the Provider

Description: United serves 1,354 children 0-5 and pregnant women through our Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. These programs provide educational opportunities to both parent and child. In harmony with our Mission to prepare each child for a lifetime of learning, both programs meet the needs of the child and family. Through direct service or referral, families are ensured assistance with child development, adult education, child and adult health services, disability services, emergency services, and mental health services. A healthy, happy child is a child ready to learn.

Under the leadership of Johnny Bryant and Kim Rice, our Head Start/Early Head Start Program has grown by 40% in recent years. During that time, emphasis on our Mission Statement helped to ensure that we continue to reach for the stars. Enough is not enough. At United, excellence is the only goal.

Additional Information: Rated 2 Stars.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 90
  • License Number: K830007316
  • Age Range: 0 - 11 Months, 12 - 23 Months, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years
  • 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: (580)362-2548 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Sharah Coats

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type/Purpose Corrections
2018-12-11 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: will post the new lesson plan by
Correction Date: 2018-12-12
Description: 340:110-3-289(d) - Weekly lesson plans. Lesson plans provide varying daily activities by including a collection of diverse topics, projects, or ideas influenced by children's curiosity and interests.

Lesson plan in the three year old classroom is dated 11/7/18.

2018-12-11 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: will contact CECPD to check on the status of the PDL
Correction Date: 2018-12-31
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 personnel does not have a current Professional development ladder and has been employed over 12 months.

2018-11-07 Other
Partial Inspection
Plan: One staff will be terminated and the other staff is on an improvement plan and received her first reprimand. All of the staff for the program will be taking a supervision training and the director is going to meet with staff to discuss the protocol for maintaining supervision during transition times. All staff are required to take attendance before going outside and before coming inside to ensure all children are accounted for.
Correction Date: 2018-11-07
Description: 340:110-3-287(a) - Supervision. Supervision means the function of observing, overseeing, and guiding a child or group of children, including an awareness of, and responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child, and being near enough to intervene when needed. The program is required to maintain supervision at all times.

Director self reported that a child was left on the playground for 5 minutes without any supervision from staff

2018-09-06 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: both staff will submit the necessary documents to CECPD to obtain current PDL ladders and all staff will maintain current PDLs
Correction Date: 2018-10-30
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.

2 staff do not have current professional development ladders and have been employed over 12 months

2018-09-06 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Staff will obtain the training and CPR/FA training will be maintained by all staff
Correction Date: 2018-09-28
Description: 340:110-3-284.2(c)(3) - Position specific professional development. Teachers obtain and maintain CPR and first aid certification that meets the requirements per OAC 340:110-3-284(d). Teachers assuming the position:

two staff do not have current CPR/FA training

2018-04-24 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure fire inspection is completed by
Correction Date: 2018-05-04
Description: 340:110-3-276(d)(1) - Fire inspections. Inspections are conducted at least every two years by the local or state fire governmental authority having jurisdiction. Documentation is maintained per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c).

Fire inspection expired on 4/12/18.

2017-12-15 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure that all PDLs are made current.
Correction Date: 2017-03-15
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.

Two staff members have expired PDLS.

2017-08-30 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Staff submitted information to CECPD on 8/10/17 and is awaiting approval.
Correction Date: 0001-01-01
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 person on staff has an expired PDL.

2017-08-30 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Equipment inventory will be completed by
Correction Date: 2017-09-06
Description: 340:110-3-281.2(c)(9)(D) - Equipment inventory. DHS form applicable to the program type and ages of children accepted into care is available.

Annual equipment inventory has not been completed.

2017-05-11 Other
Partial Inspection
Description:

No non-compliances observed

No non-compliances observed

No non-compliances observed

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