Gan Israel Preschool - Columbia MD Licensed Child Care Center

770 Howes Lane, Columbia MD 21044
(410) 740-2424

About the Provider

Description: Gan Israel Preschool is committed to providing a superb experience to young children in the Jewish community in Howard County, and to working with their families to facilitate the social, physical, intellectual, creative, emotional, and spiritual development of each child. Gan Israel Preschool strives to enable each child to thrive as an individual, and be infused with Jewish values and traditions.

Additional Information: MSDE-Approved Education Program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 30
  • License Number: 156507
  • Age Range: 6 weeks through 17 months, 18 months through 23 months, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 15 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Region 6 - Howard County / Carroll County
  • District Office Phone: (410) 750-8771 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Inspection Type Regulations Status
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.03.02A Corrected
Findings: LS observed two infant files which did not have all the paperwork to admit for care. One infant was missing emergency card, health inventory part 1 and 2; one child was missing health inventory part 2. Admission paperwork is required for all children even if the parents are staff at the center.
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.05.01A(1) Corrected
Findings: LS observed area on the walls in the center (including hallways, classrooms and bathrooms) to have holes, areas that were patched and not painted afterwards, areas with peeling/flaking paint and walls in the center which painting began but did not finishing the entire walls. There is a knob missing on the cabinet door in the two year old room.
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.05.07C Corrected
Findings: Center does not have water source solely for drinking. Center had a dispense in the past; however, it not currently in use.
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.05.08G(3) Corrected
Findings: LS observed the fans in the bathrooms were not functioning.
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.06.09B(1) Corrected
Findings: LS observed one teacher who did not have the required training hours.
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.06.09B(2) Corrected
Findings: Training was not documents on professional development plans.
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.09.02C Corrected
Findings: Center had an infant plan at the time of enrollment but did not reevaluate the plan every three monts.
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.10.04A Corrected
Findings: LS observed bleach under sink in the infant room and the cabinet doors were not secured.
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.10.04F Corrected
Findings: LS observe 3 uncapped outlets in the center. (Infant room, boys bathroom and alternative space room)
2018-04-20 Routine 13A.16.12.05C(3) Corrected
Findings: LS observed two refrigerators without working thermometers

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