Lewis Cass Early Learning Academy - Galveston IN Licensed Center

401 South Maple Street , Galveston IN 46932
(574) 626-3001

About the Provider

Description: Lewis Cass Early Learning Academy is a Licensed Center in Galveston IN, with a maximum capacity of 114 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of Infant; Toddler; Two-Twelve. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 114
  • Age Range: Infant; Toddler; Two-Twelve
  • PTQ Level: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Full-Time
  • Current License Issue Date: Apr 01, 2024
  • Current License Expiration Date: Mar 31, 2026
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Licensing
2024-03-12
A child care center shall, at no expense to the state, maintain and make available to the division upon request a copy of drug testing results for an individual who: is employed 2024-04-01
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-4-3.5(a)(1)
Two staff members missing drug screens on file
Licensing
2024-03-12
Inappropriate discipline 2024-03-14
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-55
Self Report: A staff member was observed on video to flip a child's cot over while the child was still laying on it, spilling them to the floor. The same staff member was observed on video to pop a child in the mouth with an open hand.
Complaints
2024-03-06
2024-03-20
Type of correction needed: Program out of compliance with 470 IAC 3-4.7-55 Inappropriate discipline
Licensing
2023-09-27
Infant/Toddler Sleeping
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-141
3m old infant sleeping in a bouncy seat. Two month old infant sleeping in a swing.
Licensing
2023-04-20
Child/staff ratios shall be maintained during all hours of operation 2023-04-24
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-48(a)
While consultant was measuring the playground area outside of the 2's classroom, a child came out of room 3 and was on the toddler playground area alone for approximately 7 seconds. The door to the classroom did close behind her. The ratio on that playground area at the time was 1:0 as there was not a caregiver with her.
Licensing
2023-04-20
Child/staff ratios and supervision 2023-04-24
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-48
While consultant was measuring the playground area outside of the 2's classroom, a child came out of room 3 and was on the toddler playground area alone for approximately 7 seconds. The door to the classroom did close behind her. This child was not supervised by a caregiver. Consultant viewed video of incident; one caregiver was cleaning and one was directly working 1:1 with a child.
Licensing
2023-01-20
Directors shall prominently post the following child/staff ratio chart in each class area of the child care center and in the area where parents sign children in on a daily basis 2023-01-23
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-47
Ratio chart not posted in Preschool classroom
Licensing
2023-01-20
Prior to admission, the childs parent shall establish a feeding plan, based on the recommendation of the childs physician, for each infant 2023-01-23
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-134(b)
One child's feeding plan not signed by physican
Licensing
2023-01-20
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2023-01-23
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
Storage closet unlocked in toddler classroom -teacher purses acessible.
Licensing
2023-01-20
Caregivers shall: permit toddlers to explore and manipulate art materials 2023-01-23
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-127(9)
Art materials not available at child's level for children to use
Licensing
2023-01-20
Caregivers shall: provide an art easel with paint and paper in each toddler room 2023-01-23
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-133(a)(2)
Paint and paper not available at art easel in toddler room
Licensing
2022-01-04
The center shall take adequate measures to prevent entry of insects and rodents. These measures shall include the following: Sealing around pipes, plumbing, and ducts 2022-01-05
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-118(a)(3)
The hallway restroom has a sink that has plumbing exposed and needs to be sealed in order to prevent entry of insects and rodents.
Licensing
2022-01-04
The center must store diapers off the floor, protected from contamination, and inaccessible to children 2022-01-04
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-94(c)
Diapers being stored in the hallway restroom are not being protected from contamination.
Licensing
2022-01-04
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2022-01-04
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
The preK closet door was unlocked/cracked open and lysol was accessible to children on a low shelf. In the toddler room, the storage closet was unlocked and shaving cream was on a low shelf accessible to chidlren. A purse was also located on the floor.
Licensing
2021-01-26
Kitchen and food preparation areas 2021-01-27
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116
Floor tiles are missing in the laundry area

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