|Licensing Program Analyst's (LPAs) Yolanda Jackson and Kim Leung arrived at the facility to conclude the investigation on the above allegation. The initial visit was 7/3/18. LPA met with the Director, Theresa Salley. LPA conducted interviews.|
It was reported the facility staff yells at children. The Director stated that (S1) is strict with the children and wants the children to be on tract. She also stated, (S1) wants the children to respect their peers. Per interviews, (S1) stated it gets loud in the classroom and she can't talk in a normal voice to the children and talks to the children in the next level to get there attention. Teacher-child interactions were observed. LPA observed (S1) voice was loud, mean tone, considered yelling, intimidation and humiliation to the children. The children stated that (S1) yells at the children.
Based on LPA's observations and interviews which were conducted and record review(s), the preponderance of evidence standard has been met, therefore the above allegation(s) is found to be SUBSTANTIATED, California Code of Regulations, (Title 12, Division 12 & Section 101223(a)(3) are being cited on attached LIC 9099D.