First Presbyterian Church Week Day Nursery School - Caldwell NJ Regular Child Care Center

326 BLOOMFIELD AVE , CALDWELL NJ 07006
(973) 226-6674

About the Provider

Description: The First Presbyterian Church Weekday Nursery School has held roots in the community since 1964 as a church sponsored school. We have continually held the National Association for the Education of Young Child Accreditation Award since 1992. he primary goal of the First Presbyterian Church Weekday Nursery School is the care and nurturing of young children. We provide an atmosphere of love and understanding which promotes social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. We encourage positive learning and experimentation inthe context of play. Hands on exploration allows all children the freedom to learn and grow at their own pace.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 07FIR0002
  • Capacity: 110
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Expiration Date: 2025-04-12
  • 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
2021-12-02 2022-01-05 3A:52-5.3(r)
The center shall take any steps required by the Office of Licensing to correct conditions in the building or center that may endanger the health, safety, and well-being of the children served.

Violation Observed: Per the Updated COVID-19 Standards - Child Care Centers, submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet a written COVID-19 Screening Policy.
2021-12-02 2022-01-05 3A:52-7.9(a)(1)(ii)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: the center shall maintain on file a log of the initial illnesses, symptoms of illness, or diseases that are exhibited by each child while in the center’s care, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1(c) and (d). This illness log shall include the date and time the illness, symptoms of illness or diseases were observed at the center.

Violation Observed: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet the center’s illness log for a period of at least 30 days.
2021-12-02 2022-01-05 3A:52-4.5(a)(3)(i)(1)
The sponsor or sponsor representative shall designate individuals with the authority and responsibility to develop and implement written policies and procedures for the operation of the center, including a table of organization that illustrates lines of authority, responsibility and communication.

Violation Observed: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet the center’s table of organization indicating lines of authority, responsibility and job descriptions of current staff and submit required documentation for any credentialed staff on the table of organization that have not been approved in NJCCIS.
2021-12-02 2022-05-13 3A:52-4.6(a)
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet the center’s staff records checklist. Ensure Orientation training includes all required components and the date for completion of Orientation Training is documented; staff 18 years of age and older that do not have a cleared CHRI have an appointment date documented; and that all staff, including the sponsor/sponsor representative submitted a CARI for Renewal and indicate the date cleared (or date submitted if not yet cleared).
2021-12-02 2022-03-11 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 or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet the renewal CARI clearances for all staff members and the sponsor representative.
2021-12-02 2022-05-13 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet new CHRI clearances for all staff members and the sponsor representative.
2021-12-02 2022-06-23 3A:52-5.3(o)(1)
First aid requirements are as follows: at least two staff members who have current certified basic knowledge of first aid principles and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as defined by a recognized health organization (such as the American Red Cross), shall be in the center at all times when enrolled children are present.

Violation Observed: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet documentation indicating that at least 2 staff members present at the center have current basic knowledge of first aid principles and CPR.5/13/2022: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet documentation indicating that at least 2 staff members present at the center have current basic knowledge of first aid principles. Documentation indicating that at least 2 staff members present at the center have current basic knowledge of CPR was submitted and uploaded to NJCCIS File Cabinet.
2021-12-02 2022-01-10 3A:52-3.4(a)
The sponsor or sponsor representative shall secure comprehensive general liability insurance coverage for the center and shall maintain on file a copy of the insurance policy or documentation of current insurance coverage.

Violation Observed: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet the center’s current comprehensive general liability insurance policy.
2021-12-02 2022-02-10 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: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet a copy of the center’s current Fire Safety Inspection Certificate.
2021-12-02 2022-01-10 3A:52-5.2(a)(8)
The center shall obtain a Life Hazard Use Registration certificate applicable to the center’s licensed capacity and ages served pursuant to the Uniform Fire Safety Act, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-192 et seq. The center shall post this document in a prominent location within the center.

Violation Observed: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet a copy of the center’s current Life Hazard Use Certificate of Registration applicable to the center’s licensed capacity and ages served.
2021-12-02 2022-01-05 3A:52-5.3(n)(1)
Fire prevention requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct fire drills at least once a month, as specified in the NJUFC. The center shall ensure that fire drills are conducted during each session provided at the center and that one fire drill per year is conducted during nap time, if applicable.

Violation Observed: Submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet a copy of the center’s fire drill log for a period of at least 90 days.
2021-12-02 2022-05-13 3A:52-5.4(a)(2)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, all lally columns in areas used by the children shall have protective padding placed around them from the floor to a height of at least 48 inches.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the lally column in Room A4 has protective padding from the floor to a height of at least 48 inches.
2021-12-02 2022-05-13 3A:52-7.7(a)(1)(i)
Disinfectants shall be used as follows: the center shall disinfect those items specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.7(a)3 with a solution that shall be a commercially prepared disinfectant that indicates it kills bacteria, viruses, and parasites. This solution shall be used in accordance with label instructions.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center uses a commercial disinfectant in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions or a self made solution of bleach and water made in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
2021-12-02 2022-05-13 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet a DCF Drinking Water Testing Statement of Assurance, Checklist, and a copy of the center's water testing completed by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection.2/10/2022: The Drinking Water Testing Checklist was uploaded to NJCCIS File Cabinet. Complete and submit or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet a DCF Drinking Water Testing Statement of Assurance and a copy of the center's water testing completed by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection.
2021-12-02 2022-06-23 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 or upload to NJCCIS File Cabinet a Safe Building Interior Certification or other approval issued by the DOH.

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