Little Spartans Preschool - Meriden CT Child Care Center

121 GRAVEL ST, MERIDEN CT 06450
(203) 238-9166

About the Provider

Description: he Meriden YMCA 's Collaborative Preschool Program

The Meriden YMCA is excited to offer this preschool program in collaboration with the Meriden Board of Education, Middlesex Community College, and City of Meriden.

The Little Spartans Preschool Program is located at Maloney High School. This program ensures a brighter future for Meriden’s preschoolers and Maloney students interested in a child care career.

Meriden’s families has another high quality preschool option to choose from the Meriden YMCA, the largest preschool provider in Meriden. The program is under the direction of the Y’s experienced child care directors, Christine Cattel from Meriden YMCA Head Start.

High school students interested in a career in child care will have the opportunity to earn a child development associate credential through Middlesex Community College courses and intern in the preschools. Middlesex Community College will collaborate with the Board of Education and provide the curriculum. The City of Meriden Health Department is providing school readiness slots for the program which are available on a sliding scale.

“These new preschool options are a benefit for everyone. Families will have the peace of mind that their children are well cared for in a high quality nurturing program; children will learn, grow, and thrive; and high school students will experience an amazing learning lab while earning credits and hours toward certification for their future career. We may even find some future teachers for the Y!” – John Benigni, CEO

Additional Information: Education Level(s): Elementary Education, High School Degree, Early Childhood Education, Master's Degree, Bachelor's Degree;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 16
  • License Number: DCCC.70070
  • Age Range: 3 years-5 years
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations NAEYC
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Pre-School
  • District Office: Connecticut Dept. of Public Health - Child Day Care Licensing Program
  • District Office Phone: 1-860-509-7540 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Case # Resolution Action
2018-09-10 UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION - FULL
Violations: N/A
2018-08-24 Self-Reported 2018-786 Corrective Action Plan
Violations: 07-Administration- Discipline - [19a-79-3a(b)(8)(A)]<br/> 20-Staffing- Staff records - [19a-79-4a(b)]<br/>
2018-01-10 UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION - FULL
Violations: N/A
2017-05-15 UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION - FULL
Violations: N/A
2016-09-23 UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION - FULL
Violations: N/A
2016-01-14 UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION - FULL
Violations: N/A
2015-04-09 UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION - FULL
Violations: N/A
2014-04-17 Complaints 2014-271 Corrective Action Plan
Violations: 37-Physical Plant- Basic requirements - [19a-79-7a(d)]<br/> 39-Physical Plant- Plans for new construction, expansion, renovation or conversion - [19a-79-7a(b)]<br/>
2014-04-14 UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION - FULL
Violations: N/A
2012-12-13 UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION - FULL
Violations: N/A

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