Pumpkin Shell School - Norman OK Large Family Child Care Home

1037 N. University, NORMAN OK 73072
(405) 321-7898

About the Provider

Description: "Learning is FUN!" Let us tell you about our philosophy. A valid question which is frequently asked is "what is your purpose?" it's true our children are making pumpkin people, painting unusual pictures, taking walks, and "just playing and having fun." Sometimes, it is difficult to see that there are concrete goals and a strong philosophy which underlies all of this madness! Our purpose is to provide each child with an educational program which fosters his or her competency in dealing with all aspects of life. We strive to help each child in gaining a better understanding of themselves and their world.

Additional Information: Rated 1 Star.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 70
  • License Number: K830024247
  • Age Range: 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years, 6 Years and Older
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime Hours
  • District Office: Oklahoma Dept of Human Services - Child Care Services
  • District Office Phone: (405)573-8300 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Mindy Yoder

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type/Purpose Corrections
2018-12-17 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will call this date and schedule inspection, Will track fire inspections to be completed every 2 years
Correction Date: 2018-12-17
Description: 340:110-3-276(d)(1) - Fire inspections. Inspections are conducted at least every two years by the local or state fire governmental authority having jurisdiction. Documentation is maintained per OAC 340:110-3-281.2(c).

Last fire inspection was in July 2016, fire inspection not completed every 2 years

2018-12-17 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will have staff follow up with CECPD to see what is still needed. Director will track PDL and have staff update in a timely manner
Correction Date: 2018-12-24
Description: 340:110-3-284(b)(3) - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.

2 staff do not have current PDL certificates

2018-12-17 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Will complete by Jan. 3, 2019. Director will have new staff completed ELCCT according to requirements.
Correction Date: 2018-01-03
Description: 340:110-3-284(d)(5) - Entry Level Child Care Training (ELCCT) or equivalent. Prior to, or within 90 calendar days of employment, teaching personnel hired after August 1, 2003, complete an approved entry-level training listed on the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry (OPDR) website, such as ELCCT. However, this training is not required when previously received, unless the individual has not been employed at a licensed program within the last five years.

one staff does not have ELCCT in the correct timeframe

2018-08-14 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Will post this item by the end of the week, will replace it if it gets torn down
Correction Date: 2018-08-17
Description: 340:110-3-281.1(i)(2) - First aid kits, emergency supply kits, and fire extinguishers. The location of first aid kits and fire extinguishers are posted. Items are paper only.

First aid kit location not posted in any classrooms

2018-08-14 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Will post this item by the end of the week, will replace it if it gets torn down
Correction Date: 2018-08-17
Description: 340:110-3-281.1(i)(3) - Evacuation routes. A floor plan with primary and secondary evacuation routes from the classroom(s) is posted. Routes are not combined with other posted items, except for program information, emergency numbers, and locations of first aid kits, emergency supply kits, and fire extinguishers per (1) and (2) of this subsection. Items are paper only.

No evacuation routes posted in several classrooms

2018-08-14 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Staff will obtain and maintain CPR\FA within 4 weeks
Correction Date: 2018-09-14
Description: 340:110-3-281.3(b)(5)(B) - cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid certification.

10 staff who do not have current CPR/FA

2018-08-14 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Staff will complete ELCCT within 3 weeks. Director will track new staff training to ensure ELCCT is completed within 90 day timeframe
Correction Date: 2018-08-07
Description: 340:110-3-284(d)(5) - Entry Level Child Care Training (ELCCT) or equivalent. Prior to, or within 90 calendar days of employment, teaching personnel hired after August 1, 2003, complete an approved entry-level training listed on the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry (OPDR) website, such as ELCCT. However, this training is not required when previously received, unless the individual has not been employed at a licensed program within the last five years.

8 staff without ELCCT training on required timeframe

2018-04-12 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: will post required items by 4/18/18
Correction Date: 2018-04-18
Description: 340:110-3-281.1(i) - Post in classrooms. Items are posted where personnel and parents can read the items, unless the requirements specifically state otherwise. Two or more classrooms may share the posted items when the classrooms are next to each other and are divided by low height walls or barriers and the items can be read from each classroom.

Emergency numbers, location of first aid kit, evacuation routes not posted in classrooms . lesson plans also not posted in Bunny room.

2018-04-12 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: will submit items to registry by 5/12/18
Correction Date: 2018-05-12
Description: 340:110-3-284(b)(3) - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.

6 staff do not have a current PDL certificate

2018-04-12 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: staff will complete required number of hours by 5/12/18
Correction Date: 2018-05-12
Description: 340:110-3-284(d) - Professional development. Personnel meet the general professional development requirements listed in (1) through (8) of this subsection.

4 staff do not have the required 12 hours of professional development, each staff member only has 7 of 12 hours completed

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