Turtle Creek Learning Academy - Marlboro NJ Regular Child Care Center

10 RAILROAD AVE, MARLBORO NJ 07746
(732) 780-9656

About the Provider

Description: Turtle Creek Learning Academy is a Regular Child Care Center in MARLBORO NJ, with a maximum capacity of 75 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 1/2 - 13 years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 13TUR0001
  • Capacity: 75
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Expiration Date: Aug 31, 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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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2020-02-25 2020-03-12 3A:52-4.3(a)(2) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall ensure that all staff members are trained in the method of keeping track of children and know how many children are in their care at all times.

Violation Observed: In room 3, ensure that staff members know how many children are in their care at all times.
2020-02-25 2020-03-12 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(ii) Personal hygiene requirements
Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water immediately after using the toilet or having diapers changed.

Violation Observed: In room 3, ensure that the children was their hands with soap and running water immediately after having diaper changed.
2020-02-25 2020-03-12 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(i) Personal hygiene requirements
Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water before intake of food.

Violation Observed: In room 3, ensure that the children wash their hands with soap and running water before intake of food.
2020-02-25 2020-03-12 3A:52-4.3(a) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The children shall be supervised directly by a staff member at all times, including during outdoor activities, rest and sleep, and walking through hallways. Toileting procedures shall be supervised by a staff member as appropriate for the ages and developmental needs of the children.

Violation Observed: In room 3. ensure that children are supervised directly by staff member at all times. During the inspection two children were seen outside of the classroom without any supervision.
2020-02-25 2020-03-12 3A:52-5.3(a)(15) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: ventilation outlets shall be clean and free from obstructions, and filters shall be replaced when saturated.

Violation Observed: In the basement bathroom, ensure that the vent is free of dust.
2020-02-25 2020-03-12 3A:52-7.7(e)(3)(i) Environmental sanitation requirements
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: centers that toilet train children shall utilize non-porous toilets, child-size toilets, toilet training chairs (potties), or children's toilet seats for children being toilet trained.

Violation Observed: In the children's bathroom in the basement, ensure that the children's toilet seats aren't kept on the floor.
2020-02-25 2020-03-12 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: Provide CARI for 1 staff member.
2020-02-25 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: Provide CHRI for 3 staff members.
2020-02-25 2020-03-12 3A:52-5.3(b)(7) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall comply with the Playground Safety Subcode of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, as specified in N.J.A.C. 5:23-11.

Violation Observed: Rake mulch over the landscaping tarp to prevent tripping hazards.
2019-05-24 2019-08-15 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i) 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 is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

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