Spruce Run Preschool - Glen Gardner NJ Regular Child Care Center

442 W HILL RD, GLEN GARDNER NJ 08826
(908) 537-4330

About the Provider

Description: Spruce Run Preschool is a nonsectarian preschool sponsored by Spruce Run Lutheran Church.

Our teachers have over 50 years cumulative experience in early childhood education and provide a nurturing environment where children are encouraged to grow both academically and socially.

The school offers a 9 month program from September through May , and a Summer Camp program available the first two weeks of June. We follow the Lebanon Township, Clinton Township and High Bridge Borough School Districts Calendars and Snow Closings.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 10SPR0001
  • Capacity: 21
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 6 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Expiration Date: Sep 09, 2022
  • 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.)

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2019-06-07 2019-05-30 3A:52-3.4(a) Comprehensive general liability insurance
The sponsor or sponsor representative shall secure comprehensive general liability insurance coverage for the center and shall maintain on file a copy of the insurance policy or documentation of current insurance coverage.
2019-05-17 2019-06-14 3A:52-2.1(b) Application for a license
A person applying for an initial license or renewal license to operate a center or relocation of a center shall submit a completed application to the Office of Licensing at least 45 days prior to the anticipated opening of the center or to the expiration of its existing regular license.
2019-05-17 2019-10-29 3A:52-5.3(n)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Fire prevention requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct fire drills at least once a month, as specified in the NJUFC. The center shall ensure that fire drills are conducted during each session provided at the center and that one fire drill per year is conducted during nap time, if applicable.
2019-05-17 2019-05-29 3A:52-4.11(a)(1) Criminal History Record Information background check procedures
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 complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure that Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) checks are completed as required for the sponsor/sponsor representative and 1 regularly scheduled named staff.
2019-05-17 2019-05-30 3A:52-7.9(a)(1)(vi)(4) Illness log for early childhood programs
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: the center shall maintain on file a log of the initial illnesses, symptoms of illness, or diseases that are exhibited by each child while in the center’s care, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1(c) and (d). This illness log shall include the date, if applicable, that the child returned to the center symptom-free.

Violation Observed: Maintain illness log to include the date child returned to the center.
2019-05-17 2019-05-30 3A:52-7.6(a)(2) Injury to a child while in the center's care
The center shall take immediate necessary action to protect the child from further harm and shall immediately notify the child's parent(s) when a child sustains a head or facial injury, including when a child bumps his or her head.

Violation Observed: The center shall notify the parents immediately when a child sustains a head or facial injury.
2019-05-17 2020-03-02 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(iii) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility or site is not provided a potable water supply by a public community water system, the applicant shall provide potable water sampling results demonstrating compliance with maximum contaminant levels for all contaminants required to be tested pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:10-5 for public non-transient, non-community (NTNC) water systems, including radiological contaminants, regardless of whether they meet the definition of NTNC systems as defined at N.J.A.C. 7:10-1.3. This sampling shall have been conducted within three years of the date of application submission, except nitrates and coliform, for which the sampling shall have been conducted within 90 days of submitting the application.

Violation Observed: Submit current documentation from DEP, Bureau of Safe Drinking Waster (BSDW).
2018-12-04 2019-05-16 3A:52-4.8(b) Orientation training
Orientation training as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(a) may be included for six of the required hours of staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(c) and (d).
2018-12-04 2019-05-16 3A:52-4.8(c) Orientation training
The center shall ensure that all staff members who work at the center complete 12 hours of continuing staff development each year.
2018-12-04 2019-05-16 3A:52-4.8(d)(1) Orientation training
In lieu of the child care staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(b), the director, head teacher(s), group teacher(s), and program supervisor(s) shall each complete 20 hours of staff development each year. Recommended topics of training for these staff include educational and physical activity.

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