In The Beginning Child Care And Learning Center - Pr Du Chien WI Licensed Group Child Care

403 E Cass St , Pr Du Chien WI 53821
(608) 326-0899
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About the Provider

Description: In The Beginning Child Care And Learning Center is a Licensed Group Child Care in Pr Du Chien WI, with a maximum capacity of 50 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 Week(s) - 12 Year(s). The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

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Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 2002369
  • Capacity: 50
  • Age Range: 0 Week(s) - 12 Year(s)
  • YoungStar Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2021-06-16 251.05(2)(a)2. Staff Record - Completed Background Check
Description: FBI fingerprint background check missing for three employees Missing attestation form that all employees have been entered in Provider Portal for FBI fingerprints
2019-12-03 251.07(6)(f)1.b. Medication Administration - Containers & Labeling
Description: A child was administer medication that was not in the prescribed original and labeled container.
2019-11-05 251.11(4)(b) Continuation License - Application Materials Submission
Description: At least 30 days before the continuation review date of the license, an applicant for license renewal shall submit to the department the following materials: 1. A completed license continuation application. 2. The license renewal fee and any forfeiture due and owing. 3. Any changes to center policies.
2019-09-18 Licensing Warning Letter
2019-09-05 251.04(2)(a) Compliance With Laws
Description: Contrary to s. 48.686(4m)(c) Wis. Stats., Staff A and Staff B began working as caregivers prior to the child care program receiving a preliminary report from the Department that they were not ineligible to work at the child care program.
2019-09-05 251.06(5)(a) Condition Of Premises
Description: Premises was not in good repair when there was a broken window covered with clear tape in the toddler's room and a calendar chart in the preschool room had broken sharp edges.
2019-09-05 251.06(9)(d)2.a. Food Storage - Dry Food
Description: Dry food was not stored in bags with zip-type, glass or food grade plastic containers when individual packages of graham and saltine crackers were left open inside their originals boxes.
2019-09-05 251.05(1)(b) Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Training
Description: Staff B did not complete Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Training required by the Department before working with children.
2019-09-05 251.05(1)(L)1. Staff Health Examination - Requirements
Description: Staff B did not have a physical health examination within 30 days after beginning work at the center
2018-12-27 Licensing Warning Letter
2018-11-26 251.05(3)(c) Close Supervision Of Children
Description: On 11/20/2018, each child was not closely supervised by a child care worker who was within the sight and sound of the children to guide the children's behavior and activities, prevent harm and assure safety. The teacher failed to guide the behavior of a child when the teacher was unaware that a child had climbed up on the table behind her. The child fell off the table and was hurt. Repeat violation: Previously cited on 5/16/2018.
2018-11-26 251.04(6)(b) Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record
Description: The center did not maintain a current, accurate attendance record in the upstairs classroom when at the time of the licensing visit, 12 children were signed in but 15 children were in care. Repeat violation: Previously cited on 7/23/2018.
2018-11-26 251.07(5)(b)1. Mealtime - Staff With Children
Description: In the upstairs classroom, staff did not sit with children during afternoon snack.
2018-11-26 251.06(11)(b)5. Outdoor Play Space - Energy-Absorbing Surfaces
Description: There was not at least 9 inches of energy-absorbing material around the mountain climber. Repeat violation: Previously cited on 7/23/2018 and 5/16/2018.
2018-07-23 251.04(2)(a) Compliance With Laws
Description: Contrary to s. 48.685(3)(bm) Wis. Stats., Staff B did not have a complete criminal background check updated within the past 12 months. The DOJ/DHS reports were not completed within the last year. Repeat violation: Previously cited on 5/16/2018

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I have used this provider for more than 6 months

Multiple complaints from families that take there children there. The director that runs the daycare for the owner is very mean to parents and is very condescending. When there is a problem at the daycare with a child, it's a 50/50 chance that the daycare will actually call the parents to inform them or they will text the parents instead of calling them. Most parents and their jobs do not allow the use of cellular devices at there place of employment. And other times, the parents are not informed at all. The daycare is not flexible to the needs of the parents and the children. I have been told that one parent's reason for quitting their job was because they were not comfortable taking their child to this daycare any longer and became a stay-at-home parent. If there was a place I guess I would want my child with this type of report, it would be for that child to stay at home with me or family as well.

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