Brilliant Beginnings - Waunakee WI Licensed Group Child Care

1008 Quinn Dr , WAUNAKEE WI 53597
(608) 849-4363
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: Brilliant Beginnings is a Licensed Group Child Care in WAUNAKEE WI, with a maximum capacity of 80 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 6 Week(s) - 12 Year(s). The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Initial License Date: 8/17/2009. Open Jan - Dec. 3 stars.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 1014564
  • Capacity: 80
  • Age Range: 6 Week(s) - 12 Year(s)
  • YoungStar Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2020-01-28 251.04(8)(b) Biennial Training - Child Abuse & Neglect
Description: Staff A and B did not have documentation that they received training in the past 2 years in Child Abuse and Neglect laws, identification and reporting procedures.
2020-01-28 251.05(3)(c) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
Description: Staff A and B did not have a current certificate of completion for infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator use in their staff file.
2020-01-28 251.05(4)(c)9. Continuing Education - Documentation Of 12 Month Period
Description: Staff B did not have documentation of the previous12-month period included in his or her training year for meeting continuing education requirements.
2018-10-25 Licensing Revocation
2018-02-07 251.11(4)(b) Continuation License - Application Materials Submission
Description: At least 30 days before the continuation review date of the license, an applicant for license renewal shall submit to the department the following materials: 1. A completed license continuation application. 2. The license renewal fee and any forfeiture due and owing. 3. Any changes to center policies.
2017-02-15 251.04(2)(a) Compliance With Laws
Description: Staff A, C, D, E, and F did not have a complete criminal background check updated within the past 12 months when the IBIS reports were expired.
2017-02-15 251.06(5)(a) Condition Of Premises
Description: The center was not clean and in good repair when ceiling tile was damaged in the cubby room, and the wall was damaged where the toddler room gate attached to the wall. The flooring was dirty in the Jungle Safari room, and in the hallway by the toddler room.
2017-02-15 251.07(4)(e) Naps Or Rest Periods - Bedding Maintenance, Storage, Cleanliness
Description: The nap bedding was not stored in a clean and sanitary manner when it was laid on low stacks of cots accessible to children in the Jungle Safari room, and the 4K wrap room.
2017-02-15 251.06(2)(a) Potential Source Of Harm On Premises
Description: The center was not free of hazards when a recalled bumbo seat without safety straps was in the infant room.

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Teacher Nov 08, 2010

I am currently employed by Brilliant Beginnings and have loads of experience working within multiple child cares in the Madison and surrounding areas. This has been one of the best environments I have worked in because all of the staff are close and make an effort to help one another out in the classrooms.

Out of the 13 staff, at least half of them have degrees in Education while everyone has related coursework and a lot of experience. I noticed in a review above that it was mentioned a lot of the staff are newly graduated from college. While there are 2 staff members who have just graduated with their teaching degrees from a four year university, we are happy to have their fresh ideas and impressive motivation!

I have yet to see any licensing fact, staff have been accruing quite a bit of overtime these days in order to keep the rooms within ratios! As the center continues to expand, we are always in the process of hiring new staff!

I am proud to be a BB employee!

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