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Countryside Children's Academy
20890 Pidgeon Hill Drive
Sterling, VA 20165
(703) 450-8687

Current Inspector: Whitney McGrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: Nov. 26, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the following with the administration: dates of acceptable TB tests for new hires, acceptable documentation of children's physicals, methods to warm up breastmilk and formula, and the use of neosporin at the center.

An unannounced 2 month follow-up inspection (from the center being placed on a Provisional license in September) was conducted today. The physical plant, children and staff records were inspected between 2:00-3:40pm. There were 49 children with 8 staff within the supervision guidelines. The children were observed enjoying free play, listening to music, reading books and resting during nap time. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A-7
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 5 children's records does not have an action to take in an emergency situation due to an intolerance to food. Evidence 1. Child #4 has documentation of having a "dairy sensitivity". However, there is no written action to take in an emergency situation.

Plan of Correction: The Director will ask the parent to provide this information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 5 staff records does not have all required information. Evidence 1. Staff #4 does not have written information to demonstrate that the individual possesses the education required by the job position.

Plan of Correction: The director will ask staff #4 to get this documentation.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 5 staff does not have documentation to support being qualified as a Lead teacher. Evidence 1. Staff #2 does not have documentation of hours of training in order to meet the requirements to be a Lead teacher.

Plan of Correction: The director is working with staff to complete CDA certifications.


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