First Presbyterian Preschool - Peoria - Peoria AZ CHILD CARE CENTER

(623) 486-3134

About the Provider

Description: Early childhood education should be developmentally appropriate and include opportunities for exploration and discovery. Our students will be part of a nurturing environment that will include a balance of individual, small group and large group activities. Our curriculum uses themes to integrate the various areas of language and literacy, math, science, social studies, art and music. Our hands-on learning will foster social/emotional, physical and intellectual growth. Our highly qualified staff understands that students develop at different rates and therefore will nurture and grow the skills that your child will need for their future academic journey.

We also believe that children need to know the concept of a God who is loving, kind, patient and wise. While we gladly accept students of all faiths and heritages, it is important that children see and replicate Christian values such as loving one another, showing kindness without judgment, also accepting and understanding of differences in one another, to be peacemakers and to be compassionate. To this end, Peoria Presbyterian Preschool students will participate weekly in a 15 minute “chapel” experience which may include a Bible story and/or a religious song. At the same time, we embrace diversity and we encourage families to share their traditions and special celebrations with our class.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CDC-19147
  • Capacity: 43
  • Age Range: Twos; Three to Five;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Oct 20, 2021
  • Current License Expiration Date: Sep 30, 2024
  • District Office: ADHS Division of Licensing Services
  • District Office Phone: (602) 364-2539 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Survey Date Date Corrected Rule/Statute Title
2021-10-20 2021-10-28 article 4 R9-5-401.4.
Findings: Based on the facility documentation and the Deputy Bureau Chief and Surveyor's observations, it was determined that Staff #1 and Staff #2 were assistant teacher-caregivers. Staff #1 and Staff #2 were not qualified as an assistant teacher-caregiver because the staff files lacked documentation of current and continuous enrollment in high school or high school equivalency diploma.
2021-10-20 2021-10-28 Article 6 R9-5-603.C.2.
Findings: Based on the Deputy Bureau Chief and the Surveyor's observations, the following hazards were accessible to enrolled children in the outdoor activity area: *There were irrigation pipes that had rough, sharp edges. *There were exposed tree roots. *There was a sharp gutter pipe.
2019-10-30 2019-12-05 Article 1 ARS 36-883.02.A.
Findings: Findings include: The Surveyor reviewed 3 staff files and found 1 file lacking the following: Staff #2 had a lapse of seven months from when the old fingerprint card expired on 3/10/19 and when the application was submitted for a new card on 10/23/19.
2019-10-30 2019-12-05 Article 1 ARS 36-883.02.C.1.
Findings: Findings include: The Surveyor reviewed 3 staff files and found 2 files lacking the following: Staff #1 as a rehire did not fill out a new Criminal History Affidavit before or on start date. Staff #3 did not fill out, sign, and date a new Criminal History Affidavits when the staff member applied for a new fingerprint clearance card.
2019-10-30 2019-12-05 Article 2 R9-5-203.A. 1-2
Findings: Findings include: The Surveyor reviewed 3 staff files and found 1 files lacking the following: Staff #1 was missing documentation of the DCS Registry background checks and affidavits in the staff file.
2018-11-19 2019-01-29 Article 1 ARS 36-883.02.A.
Findings: The Surveyor found the fingerprint clearance card for Staff 1 (start date 10.1.18) was "no application found" on the DPS website.
2018-11-19 2019-01-29 article 3 R9-5-304.B.1-9.
Findings: The Surveyor found the emergency cards for Children 1 and 2 were missing the name of the individual to be contacted in case of injury or sudden illness of the child.
2018-11-19 2019-01-29 article 4 R9-5-404.B.1.
Findings: The Surveyor observed a ratio of 0:8 (the age of the youngest child being 2 years) when Staff 2 left the activity room to enter another classroom to do something.
2018-11-19 2019-01-29 article 4 R9-5-404.C.1.
Findings: Upon arrival to the facility the Surveyor observed Staff 2 alone with 8 enrolled children. There was not another staff member on facility premise at the time. The director arrived about 15 minutes after the Surveyor.
2018-11-19 2019-01-29 Article 6 R9-5-603.C.2.
Findings: The Surveyor found a large white PVC pipe with a large crack and sharp edges that was accessible on the outdoor area.
2018-11-19 2019-01-29 Article 6 R9-5-605.B.6.
Findings: The Surveyor found a power strip with four uncovered outlets in the passageway between the two classrooms. The power strip was accessible to children and in an area the children accessed regularly.

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