Montgomery Methodist Children's Center - Damascus MD Licensed Child Care Center

28325 Kemptown Road , Damascus MD 20872
(301) 253-4884

About the Provider

Description: Montgomery Methodist Children’s Center is a Christian based preschool for 2, 3, and 4 year olds. Located in Montgomery United Methodist Church, the preschool has been serving families in the Damascus/Mt. Airy area for over 26 years. MMCC is licensed under the Maryland Department of Education Office of Childcare.

Additional Information: MSDE-Approved Education Program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 156258
  • Capacity: 70
  • Age Range: 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Region 5 - Montgomery County
  • District Office Phone: (240) 314-1400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulations Status
2024-02-15 Full 13A.16.03.05C Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, LS noticed the following documentation missing from staff files: current medical report and proof of fingerprinting for TC, and proof of staff orientation verification missing for JS, EN, and AW.
2024-02-15 Full 13A.16.05.12D Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, LS observed three AC units around the outdoor play area that were accessible to children in care. Facility to place barriers around the units and send evidence to LS.
2024-02-15 Full 13A.16.06.02 Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, facility was missing proof of staff orientation verification for JS, EN, and AW.
2024-02-15 Full 13A.16.10.01A(3)(c) Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, facility was missing evidence of one emergency and disaster drill for the year cycle of 2022-2023.
2024-02-15 Full 13A.16.10.01A(4) Corrected
Findings: The emergency escape plan was not posted in Room 5. Facility to post a copy of the plan in this room and send evidence to LS.
2024-02-15 Full 13A.16.10.04A Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, two bottles of hand sanitizer were accessible to children in Room 5. LS asked for teacher to move the bottles so that they are inaccessible to children in care.
2024-02-15 Full 13A.16.11.04A(3) Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, one EpiPen observed by LS was not in the original packaging, and did not have the necessary information indicated under this regulation. Facility to submit a written statement of understanding to LS.
2024-02-15 Full 13A.16.16.06C(3) Corrected
Findings: Staff member BD, teacher in Room 2, does not have a Bachelor's degree from an IHE. Facility to submit a change in facilities to remove the educational program from Room 2.
2023-02-23 Mandatory Review 13A.16.10.04A Corrected
Findings: LS observed potentially hazardous items that were accessible to children in the bathroom. Provider moved the items and made them inaccessible to children at the time of the inspection.
2022-02-11 Full
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2021-08-18 Mandatory Review
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2020-01-17 Full 13A.16.11.04A(1)(a) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed multiple medications that did not include a completed medication authorization form as required. Facility shall obtain medication authorization forms for all medication and submit a letter of corrections.
2020-01-17 Full 13A.16.11.03A Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of a hand washing sign in the men's bathroom used by adults. Facility shall post hand washing sign and submit photographic evidence.
2020-01-17 Full 13A.16.06.12B Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of 3-Hour Aide Orientation course for one Aide. Facility shall submit training certificate.
2020-01-17 Full 13A.16.03.05C Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of proof of age in three staff files as required. Facility shall obtain proof of age for staff files and submit a letter of corrections.

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