Har Shalom Early Childhood Education Center - Potomac MD Licensed Child Care Center

11510 Falls Road , Potomac MD 20854
(301) 299-7087

About the Provider

Description: For more than 30 years, our unique Early Childhood Jewish Education program has provided a high quality, safe, nurturing, inclusive environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive development of children. At the same time we foster a positive Jewish identify and help each child develop an appreciation of their Jewish heritage. In addition, we offer a child-centered, play-centered developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children. Har Shalom ECEC is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education and commended by the Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning (PJLL). We include children with special needs and we accept children of all races, creeds and national origins.

Additional Information: MSDE-Approved Education Program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 156706
  • Capacity: 64
  • Age Range: 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Region 5 - Montgomery County
  • District Office Phone: (240) 314-1400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulations Status
2021-08-25 Other
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2021-07-08 Mandatory Review 13A.16.03.06A(1) Open
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe evidence of the operator providing to the office written notice about the addition of a new employee (release of information, proof of compliance with criminal background check, personnel list, information about work assignment).
2021-07-08 Mandatory Review 13A.16.08.07A Open
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe evidence of staff members assigned to the group as stationing themselves among the children. Specifically one staff member was positioned among the children and three others were not.
2021-07-08 Mandatory Review 13A.16.12.04A(1) Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe evidence of the operator protecting all food from contamination while being stored. Specifically, refrigerator thermometers in rooms 4 and 5 had a reading of 50 degrees.
2020-11-17 Full 13A.16.03.04C Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe emergency information for at least one child that contains the name and address of the child's physician and whether or not the child has a special health condition.
2020-11-17 Full 13A.16.09.01A(7) Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe a written daily schedule that include outdoor play in the afternoon.
2020-06-26 Other
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2019-04-09 Mandatory Review 13A.16.06.09B(1) Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe any evidence of at least 2 teachers as having had at least 12 hours of approved continuing training per full year of employment. A child care teacher in a preschool shall complete approved continued training at the rate of at least 12 clock hours per full year of employment.
2019-04-09 Mandatory Review 13A.16.03.06A(1) Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe any evidence of having written notification to the office about the addition of 5 staff members. The operator shall within 5 days of its occurrence, provide written notification to the office about the addition of a new staff member.
2019-04-09 Mandatory Review 13A.16.02.01E Corrected
Findings: LS did not observe any evidence of the center's license as being posted. The operator shall post the license at a location in the center where it can easily be seen and read whenever parents or others visit the center. Corrected at time of inspection.
2019-04-09 Mandatory Review 13A.16.03.06A(2) Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe any evidence of having written notification to the office about the ending of employment for 7 staff members. The operator shall within 5 days of its occurrence, provide written notification to the office about the ending of employment of a new staff member.
2018-04-27 Full 13A.16.02.01E Corrected
Findings: License was not posted. Corrected during the inspection.
2018-04-27 Full 13A.16.06.05C(2) Corrected
Findings: Continued training was not documented on the professional development plan. Corrected during the inspection.
2018-04-27 Full 13A.16.06.09B(1) Corrected
Findings: At least one preschool teacher did not complete approved continued training.
2018-04-27 Full 13A.16.06.12A(4) Corrected
Findings: Aide continued training was not documented on the professional development plan. Corrected during the inspection.

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