I Can Kids Child Care and Learning Center - Edison NJ Regular Child Care Center

(732) 662-9381
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About the Provider

Description: If you are looking for a Child Care Center in Edison, NJ, please come and see us! At i can kids childcare & learning center, our mission is to provide children with the foundation needed for having a happy and successful life. What is the key? Having an I CAN positive attitude! We'll help encourage your child to be more confident, self-reliant and empowered. We offer a New Jersey state approved curriculum, certified teachers, latest technology - all within and fun and exciting day care facility. Your child will receive the best early childhood education there is to offer! We offer infant through preschool classes. We also provide before and after school care for school age children and coming in 2012 is our new Kindergarten class.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 100600115
  • Capacity: 90
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jul 22, 2022
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2020-01-16 2020-01-30 3A:52-7.7(a)(3)(iii)(1) Environmental sanitation requirements
The schedule for disinfecting shall be as follows: the following items shall be washed and disinfected at least weekly, cribs, cots, mats, playpens, or other Office of Licensing-approved sleeping equipment.

Violation Observed: Ensure cot are washed and disinfected weekly throughout the center.
2020-01-16 2020-03-03 3A:52-5.3(a)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: floors, carpeting, walls, window coverings, ceilings, and other surfaces shall be kept clean and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all the toys and equipment is cleaned weekly throughout the center. |
2020-01-16 2021-01-05 3A:52-5.3(b)(6) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: centers that provide outdoor space shall maintain all fencing in proper condition.

Violation Observed: Repair the gap in the fence.
2019-04-16 2019-07-11 3A:52-4.10(b)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.
2019-04-16 2019-07-11 3A:52-4.5(a)(3)(i)(1) Staff responsibilities
The sponsor or sponsor representative shall designate individuals with the authority and responsibility to develop and implement written policies and procedures for the operation of the center, including a table of organization that illustrates lines of authority, responsibility and communication.
2019-04-16 2019-09-16 3A:52-4.5(e)(8) Staff responsibilities
For early childhood programs all staff that work with children under 2 1/2 years of age shall have training specific to this age group, which may include, but is not limited to, the New Jersey Infant/Toddler Credential administered through Professional Impact NJ, the Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, or other trainings specifically related to the care of infants and toddlers. Each employee shall initiate this training within 90 days and complete it within one year.
2019-04-16 2019-07-11 3A:52-4.6(a) Staff qualifications
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).
2019-04-16 2019-07-11 3A:52-4.8(c) Orientation training
The center shall ensure that all staff members who work at the center complete 12 hours of continuing staff development each year.
2019-04-16 2019-07-11 3A:52-4.8(d)(1) Orientation training
In lieu of the child care staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(b), the director, head teacher(s), group teacher(s), and program supervisor(s) shall each complete 20 hours of staff development each year. Recommended topics of training for these staff include educational and physical activity.
2019-04-16 2019-12-03 3A:52-5.3(b)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the building, land, walkways, and outdoor play area shall be free from hazards to the health, safety or well-being of the children.
2019-04-16 2019-12-03 3A:52-5.3(b)(7)(i) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall comply with the Playground Safety Subcode of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, as specified in N.J.A.C. 5:23-11. centers that take children to a community playground shall ensure that the playground surfacing and all other elements comply with the Playground Safety Subcode before being used by the children.
2019-04-16 2020-02-28 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.
2019-04-16 2019-07-11 3A:52-5.3(l)(4) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Emergency procedure requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct two lockdown drills per year and maintain on file a record of each lockdown drill. The center shall ensure that lockdown drills are conducted during each session provided at the center.
2019-04-16 2019-07-11 3A:52-5.3(n)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Fire prevention requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct fire drills at least once a month, as specified in the NJUFC. The center shall ensure that fire drills are conducted during each session provided at the center and that one fire drill per year is conducted during nap time, if applicable.
2019-04-16 2019-07-11 3A:52-5.3(o)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
First aid requirements are as follows: at least two staff members who have current certified basic knowledge of first aid principles and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as defined by a recognized health organization (such as the American Red Cross), shall be in the center at all times when enrolled children are present.

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EXCELLENT Mar 11, 2013

I had the pleasure of visiting this learning center and was very impressed with the quality of the facility, the staff and the curriculum. The location is convenient right on Route 1 so that parents can drop off and pick up on the way to work. The large parking lot is safe and secure. There is an extensive security system to prevent unauthorized entry. Once inside, owner Betsy sets the tone for an atmosphere where children are encouraged to be all they can be with an "I CAN!" attitude. Classrooms are neat and clean. Each child is provided their own cubby. There is a set program for each age group so that children learn at their own pace while still being encouraged to excel. The meals provided are nutritious and delicious! Your child will be eating healthy foods to set the tone for a healthy life! The safe playground has a myriad of age appropriate equipment for fun during the school day. The teachers I met at the school were all caring and compassionate. They truly were there because they loved teaching and working with young children. Parents are kept advised as to what went on in school each day so that learning can be reinforced at home. If you want your child to be nurtured and enriched in a truly caring environment, then look no further than I CAN KIDS!

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