Children's House Montessori Sch
415 E Lake St
Eau Claire WI 54701-3734
Contact Information
Jennifer Okas
Provider #
0000564650
Location #
002
Facility #
1012359
Regulation Type
Licensed Group
Applicant/Licensee
Jennifer Stinnett
Ages Served
2 - 13 years

Months Open
Jan - Dec
Day Capacity
70
Night Capacity
0
Hours
Mon-Fri
6:30AM - 6:00PM
Sat-Sun
Closed

Current Rating
This program actively works with a YoungStar Quality Coach.
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High-Quality Practices Observed
This program uses age-appropriate learning plans.
This program uses a developmental screener.
Unique Program Services
This program offers 4K programming.

Regulated child care providers are monitored for compliance with health and safety standards. Below, you may view the last three years of monitoring  and  violations.

Monitoring in Last 3 Years

Type of Regulation Date Details Results
Licensing 7/13/2022 See Violations below Paper Icon View plan
Licensing 4/25/2022 See Violations below Paper Icon View plan
Licensing 1/4/2022 See Violations below Paper Icon View plan
Licensing 5/5/2021 See Violations below Paper Icon View plan
Licensing 12/17/2020 See Violations below Paper Icon View plan
Licensing 9/9/2020 See Violations below Paper Icon View plan

Type of Regulation Licensing
Date 7/13/2022
Details See Violations below
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Type of Regulation Licensing
Date 4/25/2022
Details See Violations below
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Type of Regulation Licensing
Date 1/4/2022
Details See Violations below
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Type of Regulation Licensing
Date 5/5/2021
Details See Violations below
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Type of Regulation Licensing
Date 12/17/2020
Details See Violations below
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Type of Regulation Licensing
Date 9/9/2020
Details See Violations below
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Violations in Last 3 Years

Date Rule Number Rule Summary Description
7/13/2022 251.05(2)(a)3.a. Staff Record - Physical Examination The file for Staff B and Staff C did not contain documentation of a physical examination report, completed within 12 months before or within 30 days after beginning work with children in care, indicating the person is physically able to work with young children.
7/13/2022 251.06(9)(d)2.a. Food Storage - Dry Food Open packages of cereal were observed in a cupboard in the kitchen. Dry foods, if opened, are required to be stored in bags with zip-type closure or containers with a tight-fitting cover and should be labeled.
7/13/2022 251.07(6)(f)6. Current Authorizations For Medications On Premises The center did not have a current parent authorization form for a child's medications. A current medical authorization from the parent is required when medication is kept on the daycare premises.
4/25/2022 251.07(2)(e) Child Guidance - Prohibited Actions During the course of a complaint investigation a staff member admitted to using inappropriate child guidance when they grabbed their own child by the arm to remove them from the classroom and yelled at the child in front of other staff and children.
1/4/2022 251.04(2)(L)1.a. Monitoring Results Posted The monitoring results and correction plan from the most recent licensing inspection were not posted next to the license where parents could see it.
1/4/2022 251.06(3)(b)4. Emergencies - Record Of Fire / Tornado Drills Fire drills were not documented for the months of April-December 2021 and tornado drills were not documented for the months of June-October 2021. The center is required to keep written records of dates and times of all fire and tornado drills practiced.
5/5/2021 251.05(2)(a)3.a. Staff Record - Physical Examination Staff record review, 5/05/2021. Staff records, B and C, child care workers employed for more than 30 days, did not have documentation of each employee's health exam.
5/5/2021 251.05(3)(b) Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Training Staff records; B, C and D, did not have documentation of Department approved shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma training, prior to supervising children under the age of 5 years.
12/17/2020 251.06(4)(j) Fire Alarms & Smoke Detectors - Maintenance, Drills, Testing The licensee/designee has not documented that the fire detectors and alarms have been tested monthly.
12/17/2020 251.06(3)(b)4. Emergencies - Record Of Fire / Tornado Drills Center staff did not maintain a written record of the dates and times of all fire and tornado drills practiced. The last documentation was dated 8/23/2020.
9/9/2020 251.07(2)(e) Child Guidance - Prohibited Actions Actions that may be psychologically, emotionally or physically painful, discomforting, dangerous or potentially injurious are prohibited. Based the results of a complaint investigation, it was determined that the actions of a center employee were a violation of DCF 251.07(2)(e). On 9/01/2020, a co-worker observed an employee holding a hand over the mouth of a child, causing the child to become upset and scared.

Date 7/13/2022
Rule Number 251.05(2)(a)3.a.
Rule Summary Staff Record - Physical Examination
Description
The file for Staff B and Staff C did not contain documentation of a physical examination report, completed within 12 months before or within 30 days after beginning work with children in care, indicating the person is physically able to work with young children.
Date 7/13/2022
Rule Number 251.06(9)(d)2.a.
Rule Summary Food Storage - Dry Food
Description
Open packages of cereal were observed in a cupboard in the kitchen. Dry foods, if opened, are required to be stored in bags with zip-type closure or containers with a tight-fitting cover and should be labeled.
Date 7/13/2022
Rule Number 251.07(6)(f)6.
Rule Summary Current Authorizations For Medications On Premises
Description
The center did not have a current parent authorization form for a child's medications. A current medical authorization from the parent is required when medication is kept on the daycare premises.
Date 4/25/2022
Rule Number 251.07(2)(e)
Rule Summary Child Guidance - Prohibited Actions
Description
During the course of a complaint investigation a staff member admitted to using inappropriate child guidance when they grabbed their own child by the arm to remove them from the classroom and yelled at the child in front of other staff and children.
Date 1/4/2022
Rule Number 251.04(2)(L)1.a.
Rule Summary Monitoring Results Posted
Description
The monitoring results and correction plan from the most recent licensing inspection were not posted next to the license where parents could see it.
Date 1/4/2022
Rule Number 251.06(3)(b)4.
Rule Summary Emergencies - Record Of Fire / Tornado Drills
Description
Fire drills were not documented for the months of April-December 2021 and tornado drills were not documented for the months of June-October 2021. The center is required to keep written records of dates and times of all fire and tornado drills practiced.
Date 5/5/2021
Rule Number 251.05(2)(a)3.a.
Rule Summary Staff Record - Physical Examination
Description
Staff record review, 5/05/2021. Staff records, B and C, child care workers employed for more than 30 days, did not have documentation of each employee's health exam.
Date 5/5/2021
Rule Number 251.05(3)(b)
Rule Summary Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Training
Description
Staff records; B, C and D, did not have documentation of Department approved shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma training, prior to supervising children under the age of 5 years.
Date 12/17/2020
Rule Number 251.06(4)(j)
Rule Summary Fire Alarms & Smoke Detectors - Maintenance, Drills, Testing
Description
The licensee/designee has not documented that the fire detectors and alarms have been tested monthly.
Date 12/17/2020
Rule Number 251.06(3)(b)4.
Rule Summary Emergencies - Record Of Fire / Tornado Drills
Description
Center staff did not maintain a written record of the dates and times of all fire and tornado drills practiced. The last documentation was dated 8/23/2020.
Date 9/9/2020
Rule Number 251.07(2)(e)
Rule Summary Child Guidance - Prohibited Actions
Description
Actions that may be psychologically, emotionally or physically painful, discomforting, dangerous or potentially injurious are prohibited. Based the results of a complaint investigation, it was determined that the actions of a center employee were a violation of DCF 251.07(2)(e). On 9/01/2020, a co-worker observed an employee holding a hand over the mouth of a child, causing the child to become upset and scared.

The following details are reported by the child care provider. These details are not verified by the Department of Children and Families. These details are updated by the provider and may not be up to date. Please contact the provider for the latest information.

Special Types of Care Available

Before School Care provided.
After School Care provided.
Rotating Care provided.

Program Philosophy

Montessori

Vacancies

None Reported.

Waitlist

This provider does not have a waitlist.
Footnotes
To obtain more detail or more history on regulatory compliance, contact the Licensing Regional office.