Le Petit Infant Toddler Academy - Ewing NJ Regular Child Care Center

1001 Pennington Road , Ewing NJ 08618
(888) 315-5666

About the Provider

Description: Le Petit Infant Toddler Academy is a Regular Child Care Center in Ewing NJ, with a maximum capacity of 26 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 6 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information:

Private Infant Toddler Christian Daycare in Ewing     New Jersey.  (6 wks - 2 1/2).


Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 181200005
  • Capacity: 26
  • Age Range: 0 - 6 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, English, Spanish, ASL
  • Type of Care: Daytime, Full-Time
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jun 14, 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
2020-02-07 2020-02-26 3A:52-6.3(b)(3)(ii)(1) Food and nutrition
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, feeding requirements for centers serving children less than 18 months of age are as follows: for children less than 12 months of age, the feeding plan shall be documented in writing.

Violation Observed: Based on complaint #18146, ensure feeding plans for children less than 12 months of age are documented in writing.
2020-02-07 2020-03-12 3A:52-4.10(a)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
The sponsor or sponsor representative, and each staff member shall complete a signed consent form provided by the Department that indicates the identifying information necessary to conduct a CARI background check, including the person’s name, address, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security number. Pursuant to the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579), the Department shall advise each such person that the disclosure of his or her Social Security number is voluntary, and that the Social Security number will only be used for the purpose of conducting a CARI background check.

Violation Observed: Ensure staff have the required CARI checks. There are 2 missing checks.
2020-02-07 2020-02-26 3A:52-4.3(c) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f): | Age Staff/Child Ratio | Under 18 months - 1:4 | 18 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:6 | 2 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:10 | 4 years - 1:12 | 5 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: Ensure staff/child ratios are maintained at all times. Staff in room 2 left the room leaving 1 staff with 7 children under 18 months when 2 were required.
2019-12-18 2020-03-12 3A:52-4.10(b)(2) 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. 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: Ensure that staff have cleared CARI checks prior to being left alone to supervise children. Staff in room 2 was left alone when the cleared staff member left the room to answer the front door. | 1/2/2020: Staff in room 1 has a pending CARI check and was left alone to supervise children. | 2/7/2020: 1 staff in room 2 had a pending CARI check and a second staff did not have a CARI check submitted, both were left alone to supervise children.
2019-12-18 2020-01-02 3A:52-4.3(c) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f): | Age Staff/Child Ratio | Under 18 months - 1:4 | 18 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:6 | 2 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:10 | 4 years - 1:12 | 5 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: Maintain staff/child ratios at all times. There was 1 staff member left alone with 7 children ages 3 months to 2 1/2 years when the second staff member left room 2 to answer the front door.
2019-11-22 2019-12-18 3A:52-4.3(a)(1) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure all staff members know the number of children in their care at all times. Staff stated they had 6 children when 7 children were present.
2019-10-25 2019-11-22 3A:52-4.10(a)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
The sponsor or sponsor representative, and each staff member shall complete a signed consent form provided by the Department that indicates the identifying information necessary to conduct a CARI background check, including the person’s name, address, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security number. Pursuant to the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579), the Department shall advise each such person that the disclosure of his or her Social Security number is voluntary, and that the Social Security number will only be used for the purpose of conducting a CARI background check.

Violation Observed: Ensure CARI checks are completed as required for new staff.
2019-10-25 2019-11-22 3A:52-4.11(a)(1) Criminal History Record Information background check procedures
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 CHRI checks are completed as required for new staff.
2019-10-25 2019-10-25 3A:52-5.3(m)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Supplemental evacuation requirements are as follows: cribs, beds, playpens, and cots used for rest or sleep shall be arranged so as to provide access to a three-foot-wide aisle that leads to an unobstructed exit.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all exits are unobstructed wherein there were bean bags seats and cots in front of 2 exit doors. Abated at the time of inspection.
2019-10-25 2019-11-22 3A:52-4.10(b)(2) 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. 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: Ensure that all staff have received CARI and CHRI clearances and orientation training prior to being left alone with children. A new staff was left alone in the classroom with children while the other cleared staff answered the door.
2019-10-25 2019-12-18 3A:52-3.6(b)(1) Information to Parents document
The center shall distribute a copy of the Information to Parents document to each child’s parent(s) upon enrollment and to every person upon becoming a staff member and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s and staff member’s signature attesting to receipt of the document. The center shall maintain on file a copy of the Information to Parents document.

Violation Observed: Need staff receipt of policy.
2019-10-25 2019-12-18 3A:52-6.5(a)(1) Policy on the release of children
The center shall maintain on file and follow a written policy on the release of children, which shall include the provision that each child may be released only to the child's parent(s) or person(s) authorized by the parent(s), as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-6.8(a)3, to take the child from the center and to assume responsibility for the child in an emergency if the parent(s) cannot be reached.

Violation Observed: Need staff receipt of policy.
2019-10-25 2019-12-18 3A:52-6.6(e)(1) Discipline
The center shall maintain on file a written policy on the disciplining of children by staff members. The policy shall reflect the provisions specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-6.6(a) through (c) and include the acceptable actions that a staff member may take when disciplining a child (that is, discussion with the child, time-out, etc.).

Violation Observed: Need staff receipt of policy.
2019-10-25 2019-12-18 3A:52-6.8(k)(1) Parent and community participation
The center shall develop and follow a written policy on the use of social media including, but not limited to the use of social networking sites and other websites.

Violation Observed: Need staff receipt of policy.
2019-10-08 2019-10-25 3A:52-6.4(i) Rest and sleep requirements for early childhood programs
Children shall not use pacifiers with straps or other types of attachment devices.

Violation Observed: Cease the use of pacifier straps in room 2.

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