Hot Spots At Freedom Elementary School - Sykesville MD Licensed Child Care Center

5626 Sykesville Road, Sykesville MD 21784
(410) 552-8153

About the Provider

Description: Hot Spots promote academic achievement by extending learning outside of the classroom and strengthening the school-community relationships through collaboration and partnerships with educational leaders and community stakeholders.

Hot Spots “does what it does” because society continuous to have tremendous challenges that the school and community consistently face. These challenges have limited the resources of the school and frayed community relationships.As an extended care provider the Hot Spots organization has taken note of the challenges and shifts in the educational and community environment and has accepted the responsibility to be a support system for students outside of the traditional classroom.

At Hot Spots Extended Care Program our passion for children doesn’t stop when the school day ends. Our mission is to aid students in the application of the skills that they are learning during the traditional educational day and transfer that knowledge using various instructional strategies and digital learning tools.

We view the school community as a positive partnership of collaboration and communication to help execute various initiatives.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 75
  • License Number: 161289
  • Age Range: 5 years to 15 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Freedom District Elementary
  • 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
2018-05-24 Routine Open
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.03.05B Corrected
Findings: The posted staffing pattern did not meet all requirements.
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.03.05C Corrected
Findings: A record containing all specified information was not maintained for each employee.
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.03.05D(1) Corrected
Findings: All required documentation was not maintained for all substitutes.
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.03.06A(1) Corrected
Findings: The center did not notify the licensing agency about hiring a new employee.
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.03.06A(2) Corrected
Findings: Notification about the ending of a person's employment was not made.
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.03.06B(2) Corrected
Findings: Proof of compliance with criminal background check requirements was not submitted.
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.06.02 Corrected
Findings: Each new hire did not receive a complete employee orientation as required.
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.06.05C(1) Corrected
Findings: The director did not complete all continued training requirements.
2017-05-04 Routine 13A.16.06.10C(1) Corrected
Findings: Each child care teacher did not meet continued training requirements.

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