The Learning Experience - Mount Laurel NJ Regular Child Care Center

809 South Church Street, Mount Laurel NJ 08054
(888) 865-7775

About the Provider

Description: The Learning Experience is a Regular Child Care Center in Mount Laurel NJ, with a maximum capacity of 178 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 150600014
  • Capacity: 178
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Aug 18, 2021
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: (256)278-0089 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Karena Turner (Karena.Turner@acwc.org)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2019-12-16 2020-03-19 3A:52-4.6(a) Staff qualifications
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Update the staff records checklist with the current staff members.
2019-12-16 2020-01-13 3A:52-4.4(a)(2) Grouping of children
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply for infants (under 18 months of age) and toddlers (18 months to 2½ years of age): a group shall consist of four infants or six toddlers to whom a primary caregiver has been assigned.

Violation Observed: Update the primary caregivers list with the staff names in Room 119.
2019-12-16 2020-01-13 3A:52-5.3(d)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Heating requirements are as follows: a minimum temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit shall be maintained in all areas used by children, including, but not limited to, classrooms and bathrooms.

Violation Observed: Maintain a minimum temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit as needed throughout the center.
2019-12-16 2020-01-13 3A:52-6.3(a)(4) Food and nutrition
All centers shall comply with the following requirements, if the center provides food, the center shall ensure that the food is stored, prepared, and served in a sanitary manner.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the food is served in a sanitary manner wherein staff in Rooms 111 & 119 were serving food directly on the table.
2019-12-16 2020-04-27 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 the cleared CHRI checks are completed for 3 staff members. | 3/19/20 | Ensure that the cleared CHRI checks are completed for 2 staff members.
2019-12-16 2020-03-19 3A:52-4.10(a)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
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 the cleared CARI checks are completed for 2 named staff members.
2019-12-16 2020-01-13 3A:52-6.4(i) Rest and sleep requirements for early childhood programs
Children shall not use pacifiers with straps or other types of attachment devices.

Violation Observed: Cease the use of pacifier straps in Room 117.
2019-12-16 2019-12-16 3A:52-5.3(m)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Supplemental evacuation requirements are as follows: cribs, beds, playpens, and cots used for rest or sleep shall be arranged so as to provide access to a three-foot-wide aisle that leads to an unobstructed exit.

Violation Observed: Arrange cribs in Rooms 107 and 111 to provide access to a three-foot-wide aisle that leads to an unobstructed exit

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