Program Name: Boght Montessori    License/Registration ID: 459134


 Program Overview
Contact Name: Tiaira M. Greene Contact Title: Director
Program Type: Day Care Center Status: Pending Revocation and Denial  <
Jul 5, 2022 <
School District: North Colonie
Site Address: Map
514 Old Loudon Road, Cohoes, NY 12047
First Licensed/Registration Date: Dec 13, 2010
Current Registration Period: Dec 13, 2016 - Dec 12, 2020
Phone: (518) 250-4401
Fax: (518) 250-4402
Total Capacity: 34
-Infants: 4
-Toddlers: 10
-Preschool: 20
-School-Age: 0
Open Child Care Slots*:

* Important Note: This child care provider has not provided enrollment information for posting on the OCFS website.


To learn about current openings, please contact the program directly.


Care available during non-traditional hours: No
Removed from referral list: Yes
This facility is approved to administer medications.

For additional information on this program and compliance history, contact
Office: Albany Regional Office
Phone: (518) 402-3038
For additional details and to view the checklist used during an inspection, please click on the Inspection ID links below. Inspection checklists are generated per inspection type and reason. Also note, that any regulatory requirement can be assessed and cited during an inspection and as a result, may not be reflected on the inspection checklist. These items would be reflected in the program's compliance history that is posted.

 Inspection History: (Inspections in the past 24 months)

Date Inspection Type Inspection ID Inspection Result  
Oct 4, 2022 Complaint 2022-I-ARO-039776 Violations Found
Sep 26, 2022 Monitoring - Enforcement 2022-I-ARO-037234 Violations Found
Sep 22, 2022 Fire Safety - Other 2022-I-ARO-042600 No violations cited for this Inspection
Jun 27, 2022 Monitoring 2022-I-ARO-029649 No violations cited for this Inspection
May 2, 2022 Other 2022-I-ARO-024336 Violations Found
Apr 28, 2022 Complaint 2022-I-ARO-023511 Violations Found
Apr 5, 2022 Annual Unannounced 2022-I-ARO-005426 Violations Found
Aug 4, 2021 Application - Renewal 2020-I-ARO-030282 Violations Found
May 20, 2021 Monitoring 2021-I-ARO-026311 No violations cited for this Inspection
May 10, 2021 Complaint 2021-I-ARO-025905 Violations Found
Additional Inspection History

*Inspections may be conducted outside of program operating hours and/or off-site(where inspector was not on premises where care is provided) for the following reasons:
-Record/File Review
-Interviewing of Staff
-Or Other Investigative Reasons

 Compliance History
Date of Last Inspection: Oct 4, 2022 Currently uncorrected violations: Yes
Date Regulation Description Compliance Status as of last inspection
Oct 4, 2022 418-1.5(l)(4) The license and record of vaccinations must be available to the Office when requested. Not Corrected
Oct 4, 2022 418-1.8(l)(7) Except for Office approved continuity of care classrooms, infants may never be mixed with other age groups. Not Corrected
Oct 4, 2022 418-1.15(a)(4) The provisions specified on the license are binding and the child day care center must operate in compliance with the terms of the license. The number and age range of children specified thereon are the maximum number and age range of children who may be in the care of the child day care center at any one time. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.4(f)(2) All corridors, aisles, and approaches to exits must be kept unobstructed at all times. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.5(l)(4) The license and record of vaccinations must be available to the Office when requested. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.5(l)(8) Within twenty-four (24) hours that an animal is first kept on the premises of a child care program, the program must provide written notice to the Office and parents of children in care that such animal is being kept on the premises. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.5(n)(1) Materials and play equipment used by the children must be sturdy and free from rough edges and sharp corners. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.5(r) An operable flashlight or battery powered lantern must be kept in each classroom. Such equipment must be properly maintained for use in the event of a power failure. Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.5(v) All matches, lighters, medicines, drugs, cleaning materials, detergents, aerosol cans and other poisonous or toxic materials must be stored in their original containers. Such materials must be used in such a way that they will not contaminate play surfaces, food or food preparation areas, or constitute a hazard to children. Such materials must be kept in a place inaccessible to children. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.5(aa) The following items must be used and stored in such a manner that they are not accessible to children: handbags, backpacks or briefcases belonging to adults; plastic bags; and toys and objects small enough for young children to swallow. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.8(l)(3) Groups of children may not be mixed together to use outdoor play areas, exercise areas, gym rooms or other common areas of the center unless, the space is large enough to accommodate multiple groups which must be kept separate. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.8(l)(7) Except for Office approved continuity of care classrooms, infants may never be mixed with other age groups. Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.15(c)(5) The program must maintain on file at the child day care center, available for inspection by the Office or its designees at any time, the following records in a current and accurate manner: daily attendance records, which must be filled out at the time a child arrives and departs, and must include arrival and departure times; Not Corrected
Sep 26, 2022 418-1.15(c)(12) The program must maintain on file at the child day care center, available for inspection by the Office or its designees at any time, the following records in a current and accurate manner: a current daily schedule documenting the arrival and departure times of each staff person and volunteers; Not Corrected
May 2, 2022 418-1.4(f)(2) All corridors, aisles, and approaches to exits must be kept unobstructed at all times. Corrected
May 2, 2022 418-1.9(d) Behavior management must promote self-esteem in children and guide children in such a way as to help each child develop self-control and assume responsibility for his or her actions through clear and consistent rules and limits appropriate to the ages and development of the children in care. Not Corrected
May 2, 2022 418-1.9(g) Where a child's behavior harms or is likely to result in harm to the child, others or property, or seriously disrupts or is likely to seriously disrupt group interaction, the child may be separated briefly from the group, but only for as long as is necessary for the child to regain enough self-control to rejoin the group. The child must be placed in an area where he or she is in the view of, and can be supervised and supported by, a teacher. Interaction between a teacher and the child must take place immediately following the separation to guide the child toward appropriate group behavior. Separation of a child from the group in a manner other than that provided for herein is prohibited. Not Corrected
May 2, 2022 418-1.15(a)(4) The provisions specified on the license are binding and the child day care center must operate in compliance with the terms of the license. The number and age range of children specified thereon are the maximum number and age range of children who may be in the care of the child day care center at any one time. Corrected
Apr 28, 2022 418-1.4(f)(2) All corridors, aisles, and approaches to exits must be kept unobstructed at all times. Corrected
Apr 28, 2022 418-1.8(a) Children cannot be left without competent supervision at any time. Competent supervision includes awareness of and responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child. It requires that all children be within a teacher's range of vision and that the teacher be near enough to respond when redirection or intervention strategies are needed. Competent supervision must take into account the child's age emotional, physical, and cognitive development. Not Corrected
Apr 28, 2022 418-1.8(k) The supervision ratios are as follows: Not Corrected
Apr 28, 2022 418-1.9(j) Corporal punishment is prohibited. For the purposes of this Subpart, the term corporal punishment means punishment inflicted directly on the body including, but not limited to, physical restraint, spanking, biting, shaking, slapping, twisting or squeezing; demanding excessive physical exercise, prolonged lack of movement or motion, or strenuous or bizarre postures; and compelling a child to eat or have in the child's mouth soap, foods, hot spices or irritants or the like. Not Corrected
Apr 28, 2022 418-1.11(i)(18)(ix) If only one child in the program is being toilet trained, potty chairs must be emptied and rinsed after each use and cleaned and then sanitized daily with a sanitizer or disinfectant with an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered product that has an EPA registration number on the label. Corrected
Apr 28, 2022 418-1.12(ag) Infants six months of age or younger must be held while being bottle-fed. Infants older than six months must be held while being bottle fed until the infant consistently demonstrates the capability of holding the bottle and ingesting an adequate portion of the contents thereof. Corrected
Apr 28, 2022 418-1.15(a)(4) The provisions specified on the license are binding and the child day care center must operate in compliance with the terms of the license. The number and age range of children specified thereon are the maximum number and age range of children who may be in the care of the child day care center at any one time. Corrected
Apr 28, 2022 418-1.15(b)(5) The submission of fraudulent or altered documents to the Office or its representatives is prohibited. Corrected
Apr 5, 2022 413.3(g)(3)(i) The Office shall require the child day care program to immediately post upon receipt, in a prominent place at the program that is visible to parents, a copy of the most recent compliance history report issued to the program by the Office. Corrected
Apr 5, 2022 418-1.3(l)(4) The diaper changing area must be as close as possible to a sink with soap and hot and cold running water. This area or sink must not be used for food preparation. Corrected
Apr 5, 2022 418-1.4(b)(1) Evacuation drills must be conducted at least monthly during various hours of operation of the child day care center. Corrected
Apr 5, 2022 418-1.4(f)(2) All corridors, aisles, and approaches to exits must be kept unobstructed at all times. Corrected
Apr 5, 2022 418-1.5(b)(4) Each program must hold two shelter-in-place drills annually during which procedures and supplies are reviewed. Parents must be made aware of this drill in advance. Corrected
Apr 5, 2022 418-1.15(c)(6) The program must maintain on file at the child day care center, available for inspection by the Office or its designees at any time, the following records in a current and accurate manner: children's individual health care plans; parental consents for emergency medical treatment; child's medical statement, immunizations, and any available results of lead screening for children not yet enrolled in kindergarten or a higher grade only; the name and dosage of any medications used by a child, the frequency of administration of such medications, and a record of their administration by child care center staff; daily health check documentation; a record of illnesses and injuries occurring while in care; and any indicators of child abuse or maltreatment; Corrected
Aug 4, 2021 418-1.7(o) Other than for school age children, sleeping and napping arrangements must be made in writing between the parent and the program. Such arrangements shall include: the area of the program where the child will nap; whether the child will nap on a cot, mat, bed or a crib; and how the napping child will be supervised, consistent with the requirements of section 418-1.8 of this Subpart. Corrected
Aug 4, 2021 418-1.11(b)(1)(ii) Staff and volunteers must each submit a medical statement on forms furnished by the Office or an approved equivalent from a health care provider: before such person has any involvement in child care work. Corrected
Aug 4, 2021 418-1.11(b)(6) The initial medical statement for staff and volunteers must include the results of a Mantoux tuberculin test or other federally approved tuberculin test performed within the 12 months preceding the date of the application. Corrected
Aug 4, 2021 418-1.13(b)(2) Child day care centers must review and evaluate the backgrounds of all applicants for staff and volunteer positions. All applicants whose backgrounds must be checked are required to provide the following: the names, addresses and day time telephone numbers of at least two acceptable references, other than relatives, at least one of whom can verify employment history, work record and qualifications, and at least one of whom can attest to the applicant's character, habits and personal qualifications to be a child care center staff member; Corrected
May 10, 2021 418-1.8(j) When a child care center is in operation, an adequate number of qualified teachers must be on duty to ensure the health and safety of the children in care. Corrected
May 10, 2021 418-1.8(k) The supervision ratios are as follows: Corrected
May 10, 2021 418-1.15(b)(22)(iii) The child day care center must post or display conspicuously in a place to which parents have free and daily access, the following: the address and telephone number of the appropriate regional office of the Office which may be contacted to lodge a complaint against the center for violations of statutory and regulatory requirements; and Corrected
*Violations are posted on this web site after the inspection results have been finalized in a report mailed to the provider. Violations are listed here as 'Corrected' after the Office has verified corrections with the provider, and a letter confirming the corrections has been mailed to the provider.
For additional information on this program and compliance history, contact
Office: Albany Regional Office
Phone: (518) 402-3038

 Enforcement History
The New York State Office of Children and Family Services uses a range of tools to help bring child care programs into compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

The enforcement actions listed on this website only include denial, revocation or suspension of a child care program's license or registration. Fines are not shown on this website. OCFS stops referring families to the program if a program's license or registration is closed, revoked or suspended.

Other enforcement actions such as Corrective action plans and fines are not shown on this website.
Enforcement Actions since December, 2017: Yes