Jefferson Child Care & Education Center - Oak Ridge NJ Regular Child Care Center

2 Francine pl WHITE ROCK BLVD , OAK RIDGE NJ 07438
(973) 697-1514

About the Provider

Description: The Jefferson Child Care and Education Center is a not-for -profit state licensed organization committed to providing affordable, quality and developmentally appropriate care for children from infancy to school-age. The individual needs of each child are recognized and addressed.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 14JEF0008
  • Capacity: 45
  • Age Range: 6 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Sep 01, 2025
  • 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
2022-03-18 2022-07-21 3A:52-4.5(a)(3)(i)(1)
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.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center has a table of organization that illustrates lines of authority, responsibility and communication.
2022-03-18 2022-08-04 3A:52-4.6(a)
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).

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center completes and maintains on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by OOL.
2022-03-18 2022-05-26 3A:52-4.10(b)(1)
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.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff submit a CARI background check upon renewal.
2022-03-18 2022-07-27 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff, the sponsor and/or the sponsor representative complete a renewal CHRI background check as required.
2022-03-18 2022-08-04 3A:52-4.8(d)(1)
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.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all credentialed staff complete 20 hours of staff development annually.
2022-03-18 2022-05-26 3A:52-5.3(o)(1)
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.

Violation Observed: Ensure that at least two staff have current first aid and CPR certifications and are present at all times at the center.
2022-03-18 2022-05-26 3A:52-4.5(b)(2)(ii)
The director shall have the authority and responsibility for the implementation of policies and procedures for the day-to-day operation of the center, including maintenance of children's daily attendance records, including the daily time of arrival and departure.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center maintains daily time sheets for the children that indicate the children's arrival and departure times. Ensure that children are signed out of the program when the morning program is completed and children are dismissed to class or the bus.
2022-03-18 2022-07-27 3A:52-6.8(a)(6)
The center shall complete and maintain on file for each enrolled child a Children’s Records Checklist, signed by the director, sponsor, or sponsor representative and designated by the Office of Licensing, indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the parent’s signature attesting to the receipt of the Information to Parents document, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-3.6(b).

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center completes and maintains on file a children's records checklist, including the parent's signature attesting to the receipt of the Information to Parents document.
2022-03-18 2022-05-26 3A:52-7.11(b)
The center shall distribute a copy of the policy on the management of communicable diseases to the parent of each child enrolled and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s signature attesting to receipt of the policy.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center maintains and distributes to all families the center's communicable disease policy and maintains on file the signatures of the parents attesting to their receipt of the policy.
2022-03-18 2022-05-26 3A:52-6.5(b)
The center shall distribute a copy of the release policy to the parent of each enrolled child and each staff member and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s and staff member’s signature attesting to receipt of the policy.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center maintains and distributes to all families and staff the center's policy on the release of children and will maintain on file signatures from all parents and staff attesting to the receipt of the policy.
2022-03-18 2022-05-26 3A:52-6.8(j)(3)
The center shall develop and follow a written policy on the expulsion of children from enrollment at the center. The center shall distribute a copy of the expulsion policy to the parent of each enrolled child and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s signature attesting to receipt of the policy.

Violation Observed: Develop and maintain on file an expulsion policy and maintain on file signatures from all families attesting to the receipt of the policy.
2022-03-18 2022-07-21 3A:52-5.3(n)(1)
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.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center conducts fire drills at least once per month during each session provided at the center, including one fire drill annually that is conducted during nap time.
2021-09-20 2021-11-10 3A:52-4.7(a)(1)
The center shall meet the following requirements for orientation training: the center shall ensure that all newly-hired staff receive orientation training within two weeks of hire and that no individual is left alone to supervise a child or group of children until orientation training is completed.

Violation Observed: Provide documentation of the completed orientation training for the new site staff. Until the completed clearance is obtained, a staff with completed background clearances must be on site.
2021-09-20 2021-11-10 3A:52-4.10(b)(2)
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. Until the results of the CARI background check for a new staff member have been received from the Department, the center shall ensure oversight of the new staff member by another staff member, and ensure that person is not left alone to supervise a child or group of children.

Violation Observed: Provide cleared CARI for the new site staff. Until the completed clearance is obtained, a staff with completed background clearances must be on site.
2021-09-20 2021-11-10 3A:52-4.11(b)(2)
When the center applies for a new license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that each staff member at least 18 years of age who is or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis completes the CHRI fingerprinting process specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.11(a). Until the center receives the results of the CHRI background check for a new staff member from the Department of Human Services, the center shall ensure oversight of that person by another staff member and ensure that the person is not alone to supervise a child or group of children.

Violation Observed: Provide cleared CHRI for the new site staff. Until the completed clearance is obtained, a staff with completed background clearances must be on site.

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