Sproutlings Educational Childcare - New Providence NJ Regular Child Care Center

755 Central Ave , New Providence NJ 07974
(908) 665-2755

About the Provider

Description: Sproutlings Educational Childcare is a Regular Child Care Center in New Providence NJ, with a maximum capacity of 161 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 13 years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 140300066
  • Capacity: 161
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2024
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Rachelle Marie De Los Reyes (rdelosreyes@cjfhc.org)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2022-10-20 2023-01-06 3A:52-5.6(a)
At least five foot-candles of natural or artificial light shall be provided in all rooms used by children during naptime. The illumination shall be measured three feet above the floor at the farthest point from the light source.

Violation Observed: Provide an adequate amount of light in the classroom during naptime in room 116.
2022-10-20 2023-01-06 3A:52-7.7(e)(1)(v)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: in addition to the items specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.7(a)3, the following equipment items or surfaces shall be washed and disinfected after each use, bottles, nipples, and other feeding equipment.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center washes and disinfects feeding equipment after each use in room 114.
2022-10-20 2022-12-19 3A:52-4.6(b)(1)
The director shall meet the following qualification requirements for early childhood programs licensed to serve more than 30 children, the director shall meet the qualification requirements as specified in N.J.A.C 3A:52-4.6(b) for education and experience.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the director meets the required qualifications as specified in the manual.
2022-10-20 2023-01-06 3A:52-4.6(c)(1)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: for all centers, the head teacher or consulting head teacher shall meet the qualification requirements specified in one of the seven options set forth in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.6(c) for education and experience.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the head teacher meets the required qualifications as specified in the manual.
2022-10-20 2023-01-06 3A:52-5.3(a)(9)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: toilets, wash basins, kitchen sinks, and other plumbing shall be maintained in good operating and sanitary condition.

Violation Observed: Repair the leak in the faucet in the bathroom in room 102.
2022-10-20 2023-01-06 3A:52-5.4(a)(6)(i)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, kitchen facility requirements are as follows: the kitchen facility or food preparation area shall be separated from other areas of the center by a door, gate, screen, or other barrier to prevent accidental access by children.

Violation Observed: Provide a barrier to the kitchen area to prevent accidental access by the children.
2022-10-20 2023-01-06 3A:52-5.2(a)(5)
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all emergency lighting is operable in room 204.
2022-10-20 2023-01-06 3A:52-5.3(b)(1)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the building, land, walkways, and outdoor play area shall be free from hazards to the health, safety or well-being of the children.

Violation Observed: Repair the big hole at the bottom of the tree on the playground.
2022-10-20 2022-12-19 3A:52-4.10(a)(1)
The sponsor or sponsor representative, and each staff member shall complete a signed consent form provided by the Department that indicates the identifying information necessary to conduct a CARI background check, including the person’s name, address, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security number. Pursuant to the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579), the Department shall advise each such person that the disclosure of his or her Social Security number is voluntary, and that the Social Security number will only be used for the purpose of conducting a CARI background check.

Violation Observed: Ensure that CARI background checks are completed as required for all staff within two weeks of hire. Waiting for 2 staff.
2022-10-20 2022-12-19 3A:52-4.11(a)(2)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall provide the identifying information and documentation to the State-authorized vendor as necessary to conduct a CHRI background check, including the individual’s name, address, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, sex, race, height, weight, hair color, eye color, Social Security number, and the center’s license number.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff, the sponsor and/or the sponsor representative provide all of the required information needed to complete a CHRI background check. Waiting for 2 staff.
2021-05-17 2021-06-23 3A:52-4.10(b)(1)
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Waiting clearances for 2 staff.
2021-05-17 2021-07-27 3A:52-5.3(i)(8)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center, and, as determined by the Office of Licensing, on a case-by-case basis, the facility operator shall submit to the Office of Licensing a Safe Building Interior Certification or other approval issued by the Department of Health that indicates that no further remediation is needed for the interior of the building in which the center is located.

Violation Observed: Submit a Safe building Interior Certificate.
2021-05-17 2021-06-23 3A:52-4.10(b)(1)
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Waiting clearances for 2 staff.
2021-05-17 2021-07-27 3A:52-5.3(i)(8)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center, and, as determined by the Office of Licensing, on a case-by-case basis, the facility operator shall submit to the Office of Licensing a Safe Building Interior Certification or other approval issued by the Department of Health that indicates that no further remediation is needed for the interior of the building in which the center is located.

Violation Observed: Submit a Safe building Interior Certificate.
2019-09-24 3A:52-4.3(c)
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f):Age Staff/Child RatioUnder 18 months - 1:418 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:62 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:104 years - 1:125 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: There were 5 children in the infant room with 1 staff when 2 were needed.

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