First Methodist Preschool - Ardmore OK Child Care Center

501 WEST MAIN, ARDMORE OK 73401
(580) 223-3672

About the Provider

Description: Welcome and thank you for your interest in our Preschool and Kindergarten Programs. It is our desire to provide a quality education in a safe, loving, nurturing environment where the love of Christ is experienced and taught. We welcome you to explore the great things happening at 1st United Methodist Preschool.

Additional Information: Rated 1 Star.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 85
  • License Number: K830020446
  • Age Range: 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime Hours
  • Transportation: Field Trips
  • District Office: Oklahoma Dept of Human Services - Child Care Services
  • District Office Phone: (580)490-3600 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Brandi Lee

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type/Purpose Corrections
2019-09-24 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: program director states she will continue to check with CECPD until the PDL is updated as all necessary items were provided in Aug. and update as needed. Program will complete the sections in the Orientation DVD as a group in the next week and annually thereafter.
Correction Date: 2019-10-18
Description: 340:110-3-284(a) - General. Personnel are required to meet the general requirements in this Section and those specific to their assigned position(s) per Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 340:110-3-284.1 through 340:110-3-284.4, with or without reasonable accommodations.

One personnel has an expired PDL 5/1/19 and program personnel has last completed infection control training 7/28/

2019-03-26 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Program will complete this week and provide licensing with docuementation and then complete annually.
Correction Date: 2019-03-31
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.

Physical Environment checklist was last completed 12/18/17.

2019-03-26 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Program will complete this weekend and provide licensing with documentation and then complete annually.
Correction Date: 2019-03-31
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).

Equipment inventory was last completed on 12/18/17.

2018-09-12 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Program will have fire extinguisher serviced by Monday
Correction Date: 2018-09-17
Description: 340:110-3-279(f)(3)(B) - inspected and tagged at least every 12 months by a state licensed authority.

Fire extinguisher last tagged 4/2017.

2018-09-12 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Program has submitted documentation and teacher
Correction Date: 2018-10-12
Description: 340:110-3-284.2(b)(2)(C) - have a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate per OAC 340 Appendix FF - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder of:

Two teacher with master teacher qualifications do not have current PDL of level 3 or higher.

2018-03-05 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Program director is currently enrolled in 2 classes to qualify as MT once semester ends.
Correction Date: 2018-05-31
Description: 340:110-3-284.2(b)(1) - Required master teachers. At least one master teacher is required for every 60 children of the licensed capacity. Only the required number of master teachers are required to meet all of the master teacher requirements. However, all master teachers meet cardio-pulmonary (CPR) and first aid certification requirements listed in (5) of this subsection.

Program currently has one masters, but is required to have 2.

2017-08-28 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Move allergy info to a more confidential location.
Correction Date: 2017-08-28
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.

Allergy information posted on wall without a means of confidentiality.

2017-08-28 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Program is gathering info for CECPD to complete levels of 4 or higher
Correction Date: 2017-10-28
Description: 340:110-3-284.2(b)(1) - Required master teachers. At least one master teacher is required for every 60 children of the licensed capacity. Only the required number of master teachers are required to meet all of the master teacher requirements. However, all master teachers meet cardio-pulmonary (CPR) and first aid certification requirements listed in (5) of this subsection.

Currently no teacher is fully qualified as a Master Teacher.

2016-12-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Provider will get PDL application in to CECPD for all personnel employed 12mths or more
Correction Date: 2017-02-13
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 of the 19 Personnel with hire date of more than 12mos do not have current PDL.

2016-12-13 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Provider will obtain PDL's of 4 or higher
Correction Date: 2017-02-13
Description: 340:110-3-284.2(b)(2)(C) - have a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate per OAC 340 Appendix FF - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder of:

Program has two qualified Master Teacher who do not have current PDL's of Level 4 or higher.

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