La Crosse Montessori Preschool - La Crosse WI Licensed Group Child Care

(608) 782-3320

About the Provider

Description: The La Crosse Montessori Preschool, founded in 1966, is a community of children, parents, and teachers that has come together to promote a lifelong love of learning in our children and a sense of respect for themselves and others. The school is an independent, non-profit organization, governed by a Board of Trustees composed of parents, teachers, and community members.

Additional Information: Open SEP - MAYThis provider is not participating in YoungStar. Initial License Date: 9/7/1997.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 28
  • License Number: 520144
  • Age Range: 2 Year(s), 6 Month(s) - 6 Year(s)
  • 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
2019-03-05 251.11(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 complete and submit to the department all applicable continuation materials and include submittal of any forfeiture due and owing under s. 48.715(3), Stats., or penalty under s. 48.76, Stats.
2018-09-28 251.04(1)(c) Hours, Days, Months Of Operation
Description: Effective 08/27/18, the center began operating an hour earlier than their licensed hours of 8:30am to 5:30pm.
2018-09-28 251.05(1)(d)3. Administrator - Entry-Level Training / Experience Requirements
Description: The licensee hired a new administrator effective 08/27/18, however the person did not meet both the entry-level training and experience requirements prior to assuming the position.
2018-09-28 251.05(1)(e)4.c. Center Director / Small Center - Entry-Level Experience
Description: The licensee hired a new director effective 08/27/18, however the designated director had not met the experience requirement prior to assuming the position.
2018-09-28 251.05(1)(e)4.d. Center Director / Small Center - Entry-Level Training
Description: The licensee hired a new director effective 08/27/18, however the designated director had not met the required training prior to assuming the position.
2018-04-19 251.04(2)(g) Certificate Of Insurance
Description: A certificate of general liability insurance reflecting current dates of coverage had not been submitted to the department.
2018-04-19 251.04(2)(h) Policies Submitted For Review & Implemented
Description: A review of the center policies and procedures was completed on 09/20/17. The center director was informed that the policy was missing items required by rule and revisions were needed. On 10/19/17, the director advised that a complete overhaul of the center policies and procedures was in the works and it would be completed as soon as possible. As of 04/20/18, a copy of the revised policy had not been received by the department.
2018-04-19 251.04(5)(a)3. Staff File - Caregiver Background Check Results
Description: Staff F, hired in Dec.2017 and whose last day of work was 4/15/18, was missing a complete caregiver background check and the results.
2018-04-19 251.04(5)(a)5. Staff File - Registry Certificate, Educational Qualifications
Description: Staff C, working in a teacher capacity, was missing documentation of educational qualifications.
2018-04-19 251.04(5)(a)6. Staff File - Orientation & Continuing Education
Description: All staff were missing documentation of tracking their annual continuing education hours and the documentation to support it.

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