Ymca Of Corry-Child Development Center - Corry PA PA Pre-K Counts

906 N Center St , CORRY PA 16407
(814) 664-7757

About the Provider

Description:

At the YMCA of Corry kids learn their ABC's, learn to share, learn sportsmanship, and learn how to be themselves. That makes for confident kids today that grow into contributing and responsible adults tomorrow. We believe the skills learned early on are vital building blocks for the rest of a child's life. If you're looking for a safe, nurturing environment for your children to learn, grow, and develop social skills, the YMCA is for you.

Additional Information:

A Lifetime Love of Learning Begins Here at The Y’s Child Development Center

We know every child is different. Every child is one-of-a-kind.   So at The Y, every child’s unique set of skills and interests are utilized to his or her advantage in the way that they learn, grow, build self-esteem, and develop their imagination.

We focus on your child’s unique interests and abilities through hands-on active learning and opportunities for self-expression. It’s our job to bring out their best.

Monday – Friday 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

We are licensed by PA DHS

Infants & Ones - Nurturing care in an engaging environment. We focus on listening and speaking, language development, self-confidence, getting along with others, and physical development.

Twos -Active learning promotes attention, self-regulation, and routines. Kids learn self-help skills, making friends, alphabet and numbers, mental and physical coordination.

Preschool -Kids engage in hands-on learning of literacy and numbers. Physical and social skills are also explored. We encourage independence, cooperation, and communication.   We use the Creative Curriculum for Preschool.  Families can choose 2 day, 3 day or 5 day programs, full time or part time. Swimming lessons are part of our curriculum. We follow the Corry Area School District for days off school, holiday breaks and snow days/snow delays

Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts - Get ready for Kindergarten with age-appropriate (and collaborative) lessons in reading, writing, math, problem-solving, responsive listening and language. Swimming lessons are part of our curriculum. We follow the Corry Area School District for days off school, holiday breaks and snow days/snow delays.

School Age Care  -  out of school time offers structure and freedom, with engaging and fun learning experiences,  chapter-book reading, homework assistance, sports and physical fitness classes and swim included in our school age programs.

Before School Care and Snow Delays days - Care beginning at 6:00 AM.  We provide a healthy breakfast.  Children are escorted to Corry Primary School. Intermediate students are then transported CAIS.

After School – YMCA Staff meet the children CAPS.  Transportation provided to the Y by CASD.   Care provided until 6:00 PM

Snow Days/Holidays/Days Off School   Care from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM.

Kids in Kindergarten–age 12 spend the day with us! We provide a fun & safe place to be. Enjoy swimming, games, sports, age appropriate groups, arts & crafts. Bring a lunch, swimsuit, towel and appropriate clothes for outside play


Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00155525
  • Capacity: 100
  • Age Range: 6 weeks - 12 years
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Keystone STARS Star 4 Facility, Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts
  • State Rating: 4
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Drop-in Care, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Schools Served: Corry Area
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 1
  • District Office Phone: (814) 836-5898 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-09-01 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(2)(iii) - Comply with CPSL/Exp, educ., training at facility Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #2 contains a mandated reporter training that expired on 1/24/20 and a current mandated reporter training completed on 1/26/2020 which is greater than 60 months from the prior training. The file for staff person #5, hired on 10/17/19 contains a mandated reporter training that expired on 4/10/19 and a current mandated reporter training completed on 9/28/2020 which is not within 90 days of hire as required under CPSL.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). A facility person's record shall include verification of child care experience, education and training following the outset of service at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
ALL STAFF WILL HAVE UP TO DATE TRAINING IN MANDATED REPORTER RENEWABLE NO MORE THAN EVERY 60 MONTHS.
2020-09-01 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #1, hire date 4/4/2018, contains an NSOR verification dated 7/24/2020. The file for staff person #8, hire date 3/11/2014 contains an NSOR verification dated 7/24/2020. The file for staff person #12, hire date 8/29/2013 contains an NSOR dated 8/28/2020. CPSL required all staff hired prior to 9/30/2019 to obtain the NSOR verification by 7/1/2020. . The file for staff person #2 contains a criminal history clearance that expired on 1/31/2020 and a current criminal history clearance dated 9/16/2020 which is greater than 60 months following the prior clearance. The file also contains a child abuse clearance that expired on 4/1/2020 and does not contain a current clearance. Staff person #2 may not work in a child care position until the clearance is updated. The file for staff person #4 contains a state police clearance that expired on 1/31/2020 and a current clearance received on 9/18/2020 which is greater than 60 months following the prior clearance. The file also contains a child abuse clearance that expired on 4/1/2020 and a current child abuse clearance received on 9/23/2020 which is greater than 60 months following the prior clearance. The file for staff person #5, provisionally hired on 10/17/2019, contains an NSOR verification dated 8/18/20 which is not within 90 day provisional hire period as required by CPSL for staff hired after 9/30/2019. The file also contains an FBI clearance dated 10/4/2016 obtained through the department of education which is not accepted for child care staff hired after 9/24//2018 under CPSL. Staff person #5 may not work in a child care position until the FBI clearance is obtained through the department of human service. The file for staff person #7, hire date 10/24/2016, contains a criminal history clearance dated 10/7/2016 for the purpose of volunteer. The file is also missing an NSOR verification as required by 7/1/2020 for all staff hired before 9/30/2019. Staff #7 may not work in a child care position until a criminal history clearance for the purpose of employment and an NSOR verification are received.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). A facility person's record shall include a copy of requests for the criminal history record and child abuse registry clearance information, a copy of the disclosure statement and a copy of the completed clearance information required under the CPSL. Facility Person #2, #5 and #7 may not work in a child care position at the facility until missing clearances are obtained.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
STAFF 2,5, AND 7 WILL NOT WORK IN CHILD CARE UNTILL CLEARANCES ARE UPDATED. ALL STAFF PERSONS SHALL HAVE UP TO DATE CLEARANCE INFORMATION.
2020-09-01 Renewal 3270.151(a)/3270.192(3) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter/Health assessment, TB test Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files for staff persons #1,2,3,4,7,9,10 and 11 contain current health assessments that were conducted more than 24 months after the prior health assessment. The file for staff person #5 contains an initial health assessment that was completed greater than 12 months before the hire date and is therefore not valid. The file now contains a valid health assessment. The file for staff person #6 does not contain an initial health assessment.

Correction Required: A facility person providing direct care who comes into contact with the children or who works with food preparation shall have a health assessment conducted within 12 months prior to providing initial service in a child care setting and every 24 months thereafter. A health assessment is valid for 24 months following the date of signature, if the person does not contract a communicable disease or develop a medical problem.A facility person's record shall include a written report of initial and subsequent health assessments, including the results of initial and subsequent tuberculin skin tests, x-rays or other medical documentation necessary to confirm freedom from communicable tuberculosis.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
ALL STAFF PERSONS WILL HAVE UP TO DATE PHYSICALS. PHYSICALS MUST BE COMPLETED EVERY 24 MONTHS.
2020-09-01 Renewal 3270.31(e)(4)(ii) - Fire safety - 1 yr. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files for staff person's #1,2,3,4,7 and 9 all contain current fire safety training that was completed greater than 12 months following the prior fire safety training.

Correction Required: Staff persons shall participate, at least annually, in firesafety training conducted by a fire protection professional. Staff persons and volunteers shall receive training in maintenance of smoke detectors, the duties of facility persons during a fire drill and during a fire and the use of the facility's fire extinguishers, not including discharge of the fire suppressant agent.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
ALL CHILDCARE STAFF WILL ATTEND FIRE SAFETY TRAINING EVERY 12 MONTHS ANNUALLY.
2020-09-01 Renewal 3270.66(b) - Original container Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: In the Pre-K 2 room it was observed that toxic cleaning supplies were stored on top of the refrigerator.

Correction Required: Cleaning materials and other toxic materials shall be stored in an original labeled container or in a container that specifies the content. Toxics shall be stored away from food, food preparation areas and child care spaces.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
CLEANING MATERIALS WERE PLACED IN KITCHEN TOTE. ALL MATERIALS WILL BE STORED IN CONTAINERS AWAY FROM FOOD AND FOOF PREP.
2020-09-01 Renewal 3270.91(a) - Stairs, exits, etc. unobstructed Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: In the Pre-K 2 classroom it was observed that the pathway through the storage closet to the emergency exit was blocked with boxes of art supplies and other educational materials.

Correction Required: Stairways, hallways, exits from rooms, exits from the facility and other means of egress serving as an exit shall be unobstructed.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
ALL EXITS SHALL BE UNOBSTRUCTED. STAFF CLEANED AREA TO HAVE CLEAR PATH TO EXIT DOOR.
2020-09-01 Renewal 3270.151(c)(2) - Mantoux TB Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #5 contains a TB test that is not valid because it was obtained greater than 12 months prior to the hire date and does not contain a current TB test.

Correction Required: An adult health assessment must include tuberculosis screening by the Mantoux method at initial employment. Subsequent tuberculosis screening is not required unless directed by a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
NEW HIRES WILL HAVE A VALID TB TEST NOT GREATER THAN 12 MONTHS. STAFF 5 HAS AN APPOINMENT SCHEDULED FOR 10/12/2020.
2019-09-18 Renewal 3270.123(b)/3270.182(8) - Parent receives original/Copy of initial and subsequent agreements. Parent receives original. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #3 contains the original financial agreement.

Correction Required: A parent shall receive the original agreement. The facility shall retain a copy of the agreement.A child's record shall contain a copy of the initial agreement and subsequent written agreements between the parent and the operator. The parent receives the original agreement.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Now and in the future the parent will receive the original agreement and a copy will be kept in the file.
2019-09-18 Renewal 3270.27(b) - Plan reviewed/updated annually Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There was no documentation that the facility emergency plan had been reviewed during the previous 12 month period.

Correction Required: The operator shall review the emergency plan at least annually and update the plan as needed. The operator shall document in writing each review and update of the emergency plan and kept on file at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator reviewed and signed off that no changes needed to be made. In the future the plan will be reviewed annually.
2019-09-18 Renewal 3270.31(e)(4)(ii) - Fire safety - 1 yr. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #1 contained a certificate for fire safety training completed online. The certificate did not contain verification that the training was completed by a fire protection professional.

Correction Required: Staff persons shall participate, at least annually, in firesafety training conducted by a fire protection professional. Staff persons and volunteers shall receive training in maintenance of smoke detectors, the duties of facility persons during a fire drill and during a fire and the use of the facility's fire extinguishers, not including discharge of the fire suppressant agent.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
All staff will have annual fire safety training with a face to face fire fighter professional.
2019-09-18 Renewal 3270.65 - Protective Outlet Covers 5 yrs. or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Electrical outlets in the girl's bathroom and in the hallway by the infant room were lacking protective covers.

Correction Required: Protective receptacle covers shall be placed in electrical outlets accessible to children 5 years of age or younger.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Protective covers were immediately replaced. Now and in the future all outlets will have proper covers.
2019-09-18 Renewal 3270.69(b) - 110 F or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The water temperature in the preschool 1 children's sink and the toddler 1 children's sink exceeded 110 degrees.

Correction Required: Hot water temperature, in areas accessible to children, may not exceed 110 F.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The water temp will be turned down at the boiler to under 110 degrees and in the future will monitor the temperature and keep at 110 degrees.
2019-09-18 Renewal 3270.106(f) - 2 feet apart Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: In the infant room a baby was observed sleeping in a pack and play that was surrounded by toys and equipment and did not allow for 2 feet of space on 3 sides.

Correction Required: At least 2 feet of space is required on three sides of a bed, cot, crib or other rest equipment while the equipment is in use.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The toys and equipment were moved away from the pack and play. In the future toys and equipment will be moved away from the pack and plays when they are in use.
2019-09-18 Renewal 3270.123(a) - Signed Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #3 contained a financial agreement that was not signed by the operator.

Correction Required: An agreement shall be signed by the operator and the parent.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Now and in the future all financial agreements will be signed by the operator.
2019-09-18 Renewal 3270.124(b)(7) - Name/address/phone release person Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files for child #1,#2,#4 and #5 contain emergency contact information that is lacking the addresses for the designated release persons.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the name, address and telephone number of the individual designated by the parent to whom the child may be released.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Now and in the future all paperwork will be reviewed by the parent to make sure it has been fully completed.

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