Fulton County Family Partnership Preschool And Chi - Mc Connellsburg PA Child Care Center

22438 Great Cove Rd , MC CONNELLSBURG PA 17233
(717) 485-6767

About the Provider

Description: Fulton County's Local Education And Resource Network (LEARN) is currently comprised

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00163238
  • Capacity: 116
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jul 01, 2021
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 6
  • District Office Phone: (814) 623-9129 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

Location Map

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.

Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-07-14 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Staff #1 lacked Mandated Reporter training completed within every 60 months. Training dates observed were 1/28/15 and 3/4/20.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). A facility person's record shall include a copy of requests for the criminal history record and child abuse registry clearance information, a copy of the disclosure statement and a copy of the completed clearance information required under the CPSL.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff #1 has current Mandated Reporter training. All Mandated Reporter training will be completed every 60 months for all staff.
2020-07-14 Renewal 3270.111(b) - Posted in group space Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The school age classroom lacked a written plan of daily activities posted in the group space.

Correction Required: The written plan of daily activities shall be posted in the group space.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Daily activities was hung in the school age classroom where it will remain.
2019-04-08 Renewal 3270.77(a) - No peeling paint or plaster Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The preschool room was observed having broken plaster in the right rear corner of the child care space located beside the children's building blocks.

Correction Required: Peeled or damaged paint or damaged plaster is not permitted on indoor or outdoor surfaces in the child care facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
A corner guard was placed in the inside corner of the preschool room to help prevent future broken plaster. All walls will be inspected indoor/outdoor surfaces daily to ensure no damaged, peeled paint or plaster.
2019-04-08 Renewal 3270.102(a) - Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The toddler child care space was observed having a broken plastic toy bin with sharp corners.

Correction Required: Toys, play equipment and other indoor and outdoor equipment used by the children shall be clean, in good repair and free from rough edges, sharp corners, pinch and crush points, splinters and exposed bolts.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
All bins, toys, play equipment used by children shall be in good repair. Free form rough/sharp edges, pinch and crush points. splinters and exposed bolts.
2019-04-08 Renewal 3270.131(e)(1) - Exemption documentation from parent/guardian Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files for children #1, #2, #3, #4, and #5 lacked documentation of the flu vaccination or an exemption letter on file for the 2018/2019 flu season.

Correction Required: The facility shall require the parent to provide updated written verification from a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department of ongoing vaccines administered to an infant, toddler or preschool child in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Al children files will be in accordance with vaccines recommended by the ACIP.
2019-04-08 Renewal 3270.192(5) - Two written references Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff #1 lacked two written nonfamily references from individuals attesting to the person's suitability to serve as a facility person. One reference was observed on file.

Correction Required: A facility person's record shall include two written, nonfamily references from individuals attesting to the person's suitability to serve as a facility person

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
All facility records shall include 2 nonfamily written references, attesting to the person suitability to work as a facility person working with children.
2018-12-17 Allocated Unannounced Monitoring 3270.192(5) - Two written references Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff #1 lacked two written nonfamily references from individuals attesting to their suitability to serve as a facility person. 1 reference was observed in file.

Correction Required: A facility person's record shall include two written, nonfamily references from individuals attesting to the person's suitability to serve as a facility person

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Director of child care will review and verify all paperwork is in all child care staff files prior to handing over to our human resources department.
2018-04-10 Renewal 3270.151(c)(3)/3270.151(c)(4) - Exam communicable disease/Information re: medical problems Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The health assessments for staff #2 and #3 lacked the results of an examination for communicable diseases and information on medical problems that might threaten the health of the children or prohibit a staff person from providing adequate care to children.

Correction Required: An adult health assessment must include an examination for communicable diseases and the results of that examination. An adult health assessment must include information on medical problems that might threaten the health of the children or prohibit a staff person from providing adequate care to children.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff #1 and #2 received an updated physical on the DHS approved health assessment. All staff will us the DHS approved Child Care Staff Health Assessment. Any physical received on another form will not be accepted. Child Care staff will be unable to work at FCFP until the approved DHS Health Assessment form is received.
2018-04-10 Renewal 3270.31(b) - Staff person - 18 yrs. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: At the time of inspection the facility was utilizing a staff person who was 17 years of age.

Correction Required: A staff person shall be 18 years of age or older.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff person #1 has not worked in the count with the children since 4-10-2018. All staff will be at least 18 years of age prior to their first day being used as a staff person in the staff child ratio. This regulation will be complied with by having the director of childcare and the director of HR both verify the age of all potential employees by adding a question to our application checking yes or not if you are above the age of 18. The age requirements will also be stated in the advertisement for job opeinings.
2018-04-10 Renewal 3270.102(a) - Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The preschool classroom was observed having exposed bolts on the toilet.

Correction Required: Toys, play equipment and other indoor and outdoor equipment used by the children shall be clean, in good repair and free from rough edges, sharp corners, pinch and crush points, splinters and exposed bolts.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Checking for exposed toilet bolts will be included on the safety checklist that already exists for all the childcare spaces. The toilet bolt covers will be checked prior to the kids arriving, at nap time, as part of the closing duties and anytime children are using the toilets. Staff supervise toileting time will check to ensure that the toilet bolt covers are in place.
2018-04-10 Renewal 3270.102(e) - Infant/toddler - no material less than 1 inch Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The outdoor play space designated for toddlers was observed having pieces of rubber mulch from the adjacent play space that had a diameter of less than 1 inch.

Correction Required: Pea gravel and other materials with a diameter of less than 1 inch may not be used in spaces where infants or toddlers receive care.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The toddler playground will continue to be inspected prior to use for any safety issues or concerns. If issues or concerns are found they will be corrected prior to the children being permitted on the playground. The playground safety check will continue to be completed by the office assistant or assigned to someone by the office assistant. The playground safety check forms will be filed for 3 years plus the current year in a locked cabinet on site at the childcare facility.
2017-04-11 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files for staff person #1, #2, #3 and #5 lacked proper provisional hire documentation; the files lacked a copy of requests for the criminal history record and child abuse registry clearance and a copy of a request for FBI clearance with proof of fingerprinting prior to their initial employment date in child care. The file for staff person #1, with a start date of 11/07/2016, has a PSP Clearance dated 11/10/2016, Child Abuse Clearance dated 11/10/2016 and an FBI clearance dated 11/10/2016. The file for staff person #2, with a start date of 03/16/2017 has a PSP Clearance dated 03/17/2017, Child Abuse Clearance dated 03/17/2017 and an FBI clearance dated 03/17/2017. The file for staff person #3, with a start date of 07/20/2016 has a PSP Clearance dated 07/25/2016, Child Abuse Clearance dated 07/25/2016 and an FBI clearance dated 07/25/2016. The file for staff person #5, with a start date of 01/23/2017, has a PSP Clearance dated 01/24/2017, Child Abuse Clearance dated 01/27/2017 and an FBI clearance dated 01/26/2017. The file for staff person #4, with a start date of 03/28/2017, lacked a copy of a request for FBI clearance with proof of fingerprinting prior to their initial employment date in child care; the file has an FBI clearance dated 03/30/2017.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). A facility person's record shall include a copy of requests for the criminal history record and child abuse registry clearance information, a copy of the disclosure statement and a copy of the completed clearance information required under the CPSL.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff will start training away from kids out of room until their clearances have proof of being sent online. Verification will be in all staff files prior to 1st day of employment in the room with the kids.
2017-04-11 Renewal 3270.76/3270.102(a) - Building Surfaces/Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed the padding along the inside trim of the door frame to the bathroom located in the toddler classroom is cracked and peeling. Observed a shelf approximately 3 1/2 feet high in the preschool room, which was not anchored creating a tip hazard. Observed exposed bolts at the entrance gates to the outdoor play spaces. Observed a playhouse on the preschool playground which has holes where the shutters were removed creating sharp edges. Observed the bridge on the "Step 2" play equipment with a loose rail and the bridge was partially disconnected from the base of the play equipment.

Correction Required: Floors, walls, ceilings and other surfaces, including the facility's outdoor play space surfaces shall be kept clean, in good repair and free from visible hazards.Toys, play equipment and other indoor and outdoor equipment used by the children shall be clean, in good repair and free from rough edges, sharp corners, pinch and crush points, splinters and exposed bolts.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Trim was removed from door frame where it was cracked. Shelf was moved against a wall. Bolts were cut and filed to a safe smooth length/edge. Playhouse and "Step 2" play equipment were removed. Safety checklist is revised.
2017-04-11 Renewal 3270.131(b)(1)/3270.131(b)(2) - Infant: updated health report every 6 months/Toddler/preschool: updated health report every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #3 lacked an updated health report at least every 6 months for a young toddler; the most recent health report on file was dated 08/01/2016. The file for child #4 lacked an updated health report at least every 6 months for an older toddler; the most recent health report on file was dated 06/30/2015.

Correction Required: The operator shall require the parent to provide an updated health report at least every 6 months for an infant or young toddler. The operator shall require the parent to provide an updated health report at least every 12 months for an older toddler or preschool child.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
: Children will not be able to attend until updated physicals are received starting 4-17-2017. Child #4 will be unable to attend until a current physical is received. I have created a spread sheet with physical due date reminder for all children enrolled in cc. I also sent out a reminder letter to all parents reminding them that physical are due at the listed required months. The lead staff in each room are keeping track and reminding parents and myself when physicals are due, so that they are not missed. I am requiring parents to get a note from the dr if their physical is scheduled late due to the drs full schedule. Child #4 is no longer enrolled as of 05/17/2017.
2017-04-11 Renewal 3270.52 - Mixed Age Level Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: On 04/11/2017 at approximately 10:15 am, observed a mixed age group of 8 young and older toddlers in the toddler classroom with 2 staff persons; 1 staff person went into the bathroom to change a child's diaper, leaving the remaining 7 children out of ratio in the classroom with 1 staff person. At approximately 11:30 am, observed a mixed age group of 13 young and older toddlers in the toddler classroom with 3 staff members. 1 staff person went into the bathroom to change a child's diaper leaving the remaining 12 toddlers in the classroom out of ratio with 2 staff members. The changing table is located inside the bathroom along the wall in a manner in which staff is unable to see into the classroom to help supervise the children in care.

Correction Required: When children are grouped in mixed age levels, the age of the youngest child in the group determines the staff:child ratio and maximum group size in accordance with the requirements in 3270.51 (relating to similar age level).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The changing table will remain in the bathroom and an extra staff person will cover in the room when available to cover staff/child ratios. When not available staff will take the required number of children in the bathroom with them to be in compliance with ratios.

If you are a provider and you believe any information is incorrect, please contact us. We will research your concern and make corrections accordingly.

Reviews

Be the first to review this childcare provider. Write a review about Fulton County Family Partnership Preschool And Chi. Let other families know what’s great, or what could be improved. Please read our brief review guidelines to make your review as helpful as possible.

Review Policy:
ChildcareCenter.us does not actively screen or monitor user reviews, nor do we verify or edit content. Reviews reflect only the opinion of the writer. We ask that users follow our review guidelines. If you see a review that does not reflect these guidelines, you can email us. We will assess the review and decide the appropriate next step. Please note – we will not remove a review simply because it is negative. Providers are welcome to respond to parental reviews, however we ask that they identify themselves as the provider.

Nearby Providers

Fulton County Family Partnership School-age Child Mc Connellsburg, PA | (717) 860-2976 | 2 miles away
Southern Fulton Sd Warfordsburg, PA | (717) 294-3400 | 16.1 miles away
Fulton County Family Partnership Sf Child Care Warfordsburg, PA | (717) 485-6767 | 17.9 miles away