Kids At First Child Care Center - Rice Lake WI Licensed Group Child Care

15 E Sawyer St , RICE LAKE WI 54868
(715) 234-7505

About the Provider

Description: With God's love and guidance, the purpose of First Lutheran Preschool is to "plant the seed" in young family members of our community by providing a Christian-based preschool. Encouragement is given to each individual in spiritual, emotional, physical, social, and cognitive growth.

Additional Information: Open SEP - MAY2 stars. Initial License Date: 12/14/1995.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 520448
  • Capacity: 32
  • Age Range: 2 Year(s), 9 Month(s) - 10 Year(s)
  • YoungStar Rating: 2
  • 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
2021-09-01 Licensing No violations found ***
2021-02-03 251.06(2)(d) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children
Description: The sink cabinet containing materials marked harmful to children was unlatched and accessible to children.
2021-02-03 251.06(9)(b)5. Mechanical Dishwashing - Home-Type Dishwasher
Description: The center uses a home-type dishwasher requiring a sanitizing procedure with an approved sanitizer. The described procedure does not meet rule requirements.
2019-11-13 251.05(3)(c) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
Description: Staff C & E have a current CPR-AED certificate, but not from a department-approved course provider.
2019-11-13 251.04(6)(b) Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record
Description: The attendance was not current and accurate on the day of the monitoring visit when none of the 7 children in care were signed in on the attendance record.
2019-11-13 251.07(4)(e) Naps Or Rest Periods - Bedding Maintenance, Storage, Cleanliness
Description: Per rule, bedding for rest periods shall be washed after every 5 uses at a minimum. The Director indicated bedding was only being washed about once per month.
2018-11-15 251.04(8)(b) Biennial Training - Child Abuse & Neglect
Description: Staff D was missing documentation of having received training within the past two years on child abuse and neglect laws, identification, and reporting.
2018-11-15 251.05(1)(f)4. Child Care Teacher - Entry-Level Training
Description: Staff E is being used as child care teacher without documentation of her having completed the educational requirements of a teacher position prior to assuming the position.
2018-11-15 251.05(3)(f) Child Tracking Procedure
Description: The center has not implemented a procedure to ensure that the number, names and whereabouts of children in care are known to assigned child care workers at all times during the hours of operation. Each classroom staff must have a written or documented system to determine how many children are present and the names of the children present.
2018-11-15 251.05(2)(c)2. Continuing Education Requirement - Part Time Staff
Description: Contrary to DCF 251.05(2)(c)2, Staff A did not have documentation of the yearly requirement of 15 hours of continuing education in 2017.
2018-11-15 251.04(6)(b) Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record
Description: The attendance was not current and accurate on the day of the licensing visit when 6 of the 23 children present were not signed in on the attendance record.
2018-11-15 251.06(4)(j) Fire Alarms & Smoke Detectors - Maintenance, Drills, Testing
Description: There was no documentation showing that fire alarms and smoke detectors were tested for January - October 2018. All fire alarms and smoke detectors shall be tested monthly and a record kept of the test results.
2018-11-15 251.05(1)(i) Registry Certificate
Description: Staff A is missing a certificate from The Registry documenting that the person has met the educational qualifications for the position and the person has worked as a teacher, director and/or administrator at the center for at least 3 months.
2018-11-15 251.05(1)(L)1. Staff Health Examination - Requirements
Description: The files for Staff E & F did not contain documentation of a physical examination report on a form provided by the Department, completed 12 months prior or within 30 days after beginning work at the center.
2018-11-15 251.05(3)(a) Supervision - Teacher Per Group Of Children
Description: At least one child care teacher shall supervise each group of children. Per discussion with the director and contrary to DCF 251.05(3)(a), the afternoon classroom does not have a teacher qualified child care worker providing supervision in this room.

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