Bright Beginners Academy - Kearny NJ Temporary Child Care Center

163 - 165 STUYVESANT AVE , KEARNY NJ 07032
(201) 246-8895

About the Provider

Description: Bright Beginners Academy is a Temporary Child Care Center in KEARNY NJ, with a maximum capacity of 41 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 09BRI0005
  • Capacity: 41
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jul 08, 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
2021-04-23 2021-06-07 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: Submit to the OOL, the 3 missing CARIs.
2021-04-23 2021-05-14 3A:52-7.7(a)(3)(iv)
The schedule for disinfecting shall be as follows: tables used by the children for eating shall be washed and disinfected before each meal.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the tables are washed and disinfected using the required 2 step process prior to serving meals.
2021-04-23 2021-05-14 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(i)
Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water before intake of food.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the children wash that hands with soap and running water prior to meals. The children in classroom 1 ate meals without washing their hands.
2021-04-23 2021-05-14 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)
Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water

Violation Observed: "Per the NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations pursuant to Executive Order No. 149, ensure that the children are washing their hands between activities.
2021-04-23 2021-06-07 3A:52-5.3(n)(3)
Fire prevention requirements are as follows: the center shall maintain on file a record of each fire drill, as specified in the NJUFC, which record shall include

Violation Observed: Submit to the OOL, a copy of the center's fire drill log from the previous 90 days.
2021-04-23 2021-05-14 3A:52-5.3(i)(8)
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 to the OOL, a current copy of the Safe Building Interior Certificate.
2021-04-23 2021-05-14 3A:52-4.9(a)
The sponsor, sponsor representative, director, or any staff member shall verbally notify the State Central Registry Hotline (1-877 NJ ABUSE/1-877-652-2873) immediately whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child has been subjected to abuse or neglect by a staff member, or any other adult, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 9:6-8.9, 8.10, 8.13 and 8.14.

Violation Observed: "Per the NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations pursuant to Executive Order No. 149, ensure that all persons are screened prior to entering the building. The staff did not ask the questions during the intake screening.
2020-01-13 3A:52-5.2(a)(5)
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Per the NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations pursuant to Executive Order No. 149, ensure that all persons are screened prior to entering the building. The staff did not ask the questions during the intake screening. 5/14/2021 4/23/2021 11805 The sponsor, sponsor representative, director, or any staff member shall verbally notify the State Central Registry Hotline (1-877 NJ ABUSE/1-877-652-2873) immediately whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child has been subjected to abuse or neglect by a staff member, or any other adult, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 9:6-8.9, 8.10, 8.13 and 8.14. 3A:52-4.9(a) 73374 702068 "Per the NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations pursuant to Executive Order No. 149, ensure that the children are washing their hands between activities. 5/14/2021 4/23/2021 12572 Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water 3A:52-7.8(a)(1) 73374 702068 Ensure that the children wash that hands with soap and running water prior to meals. The children in classroom 1 ate meals without washing their hands. 5/14/2021 4/23/2021 12573 Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water before intake of food. 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(i) 73374 702068 Ensure that the tables are washed and disinfected using the required 2 step process prior to serving meals. 5/14/2021 4/23/2021 12540 The schedule for disinfecting shall be as follows: tables used by the children for eating shall be washed and disinfected before each meal. 3A:52-7.7(a)(3)(iv) 73374 702068 Submit to the OOL, a current copy of the Safe Building Interior Certificate. 5/14/2021 4/23/2021 11951 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. 3A:52-5.3(i)(8) 73374 702068 Submit to the OOL, a copy of the center's fire drill log from the previous 90 days. 6/7/2021 4/23/2021 11999 Fire prevention requirements are as follows: the center shall maintain on file a record of each fire drill, as specified in the NJUFC, which record shall include 3A:52-5.3(n)(3) 73374 702068 Submit to the OOL, the 3 missing CARIs. 6/7/2021 4/23/2021 11522 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. 3A:52-4.10(b)(1) 156411 702068 Ensure that the director meets the required qualifications as specified in the manual. 12/6/2022 11700 The director shall meet the following qualification requirements for early childhood programs licensed to serve more than 30 children, the director shall meet the qualification requirements as specified in N.J.A.C 3A:52-4.6(b) for education and experience. 3A:52-4.6(b)(1) 156411 702068 Ensure that the head teacher meets the required qualifications as specified in the manual. 12/6/2022 11706 For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: for all centers, the head teacher or consulting head teacher shall meet the qualification requirements specified in one of the seven options set forth in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.6(c) for education and experience. 3A:52-4.6(c)(1) 156411 702068 Ensure that a primary caregiver is assigned to each group of four infants or six toddlers. 12/6/2022 11627 For early childhood programs, the following shall apply for infants (under 18 months of age) and toddlers (18 months to 2½ years of age): a group shall consist of four infants or six toddlers to whom a primary caregiver has been assigned. 3A:52-4.4(a)(2) 156411 702068 Ensure that all staff complete orientation training within two weeks of hire and annually, including understanding center operations, policies and procedures. 5/23/2023 11778 Topics of orientation training shall include understanding center operations, policies and procedures, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5(b)3. 3A:52-4.8(a)(2) 156411 702068 Ensure that all staff complete 12 hours of staff development annually. 5/23/2023 11787 The center shall ensure that all staff members who work at the center complete 12 hours of continuing staff development each y

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