Rice Lake Cesa 11 Head Start - Rice Lake WI Licensed Group Child Care

205 E Orchard Beach Ln , RICE LAKE WI 54868
(715) 434-5437

About the Provider

Description: CESA #11 Head Start’s philosophy is that children learn best when fully involved and self-directed in their learning. This child-centered philosophy supports our belief that children are unique individuals who learn at different rates and in their own ways. It is our responsibility to allow each child the opportunity to grow and develop to his/her fullest potential in the most nurturing environment possible. In a child-centered classroom, children are encouraged to direct themselves among a variety of child initiated activities, arranged by the teaching staff. Children learn by observing, exploring and interacting with materials and other people. In this environment teaching staff function as facilitators, participators and observers of children.

We believe parents are an integral part of the child’s learning process. Open communication between teachers and parents is essential. Both teacher and parents work together to plan and facilitate the educational goals for the child. They assist teaching staff with classroom planning, special events, implementation of our curriculum and daily routines.

Additional Information: Initial License Date: 9/3/2009. Open Sep - Jun.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 1014695
  • Capacity: 71
  • Age Range: 3 Year(s) - 6 Year(s)
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Head Start Performance Standards
  • YoungStar Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2021-04-14 Licensing No violations found ***
2020-09-16 Licensing No violations found ***
2019-09-10 Licensing No violations found ***
2019-08-15 Licensing No violations found ***
2019-05-09 251.06(2)(d) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children
Description: Sunscreen tubes, which are labeled "keep out of reach of children" were observed on a shelf in one of the classrooms accessible to children. Disinfecting and sanitizing spray bottles, which are labeled "keep out of reach of children", were observed hanging from a shelf in one of the classrooms low enough to make them accessible to children. All of these items were moved out of the reach of children by center staff during the licensing visit.
2019-05-09 251.04(6)(a)5. Child Record - Alternate Arrival / Release Agreement
Description: A written agreement, signed by parents, outlining the plan for child #4 to come to the childcare center from school, home or other activities and/or to go from the childcare center to school, home or other activities was not observed in the file record.
2019-05-09 251.04(6)(b) Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record
Description: The attendance was not current and accurate on the day of the licensing visit when one child was not signed in and one child was not signed out on the attendance record in the 3K room. Also, children that arrive and depart from the center on a bus are not being clocked in or out on the attendance record.
2019-05-09 251.07(6)(f)5. Medication Administration - As Labeled & Authorized
Description: There was an expired inhaler in the medication box in the 4K room. The date on the parent authorization form exceeded the expiration date of the medication itself.
2019-05-09 251.07(7)(c) Pets & Animals - Notification
Description: Documentation of acknowledgement by the parent of the presence of pets or animals at the center was not observed in the file for Child #4.
2019-05-09 251.07(6)(j)9. Reviewing Injury Records
Description: An inspection of the medical log books in several classrooms revealed the log books have not been reviewed every 6 months as required by rule.
2018-10-26 Licensing No violations found ***
2018-05-16 251.06(2)(d) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children
Description: Cans of shaving cream labeled "keep out of reach of children" were observed in a bottom cupboard of a classroom accessible to children. The teacher moved the cans to an upper cupboard during the licensing visit.
2018-04-24 Licensing No violations found ***
2017-11-28 Licensing No violations found ***

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