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Chesterbrook Academy #821
2487 McNair Farms Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 713-0093

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

Inspection Date: March 19, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

A mandated monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:00am to 2:30pm. There were 57 children and 11 staff present. Children were observed laying on the playground, cutting out astronauts, having circle, painting ice cream cones and snowmen, and practicing letter/sound recognition. Reviewed 8 staff files and 2 children's files, fire and health inspections, emergency preparedness drill log, medications and authorizations, playground and physical plant. Violations of the Standards are recorded on the Violation Notice. Should you ave any questions regarding this inspection, please contact Georganne Buccine (

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain documentation that each child has received the immunizations before the child can attend the center. Evidence: Child#2 did not have documentation of immunizations prior to their first day (8/2018)

Plan of Correction: We will ask the parent for a copy

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on record review, a child did not have a physical examination by a physician within 30 days of attending. Evidence: Child#2 did not have documentation of a physical. Start date 8/2018.

Plan of Correction: We will get a copy of the physical from the parent

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's records were incomplete. Evidence: Child#1 was missing documentation of child updates and confirmation of up-to-date annual information

Plan of Correction: We will get it from the parent

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on record review, staff did not have required documentation in file to qualify as Program Leader. Evidence: Staff#1, Staff#4, Staff#5 and Staff#6 did not have documentation available to meet Program Leader qualifications.

Plan of Correction: I will get the documentation and maintain in the file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the areas of the center, inside and outside, are not being maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. In the Two yr old Room- peeling paint in the book area. 2. Intermediate Room- wood floor has separated from the sink leaving 2 gaps which is a hazard. 3. Pre-K room- peeling paint along the back wall.

Plan of Correction: The work order has been submitted and contractors are putting in bids for acceptance. This should be fixed in 3 months.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation, the resilient surfacing on the playgrounds does not comply with minimum safety standards. Evidence: The Beginner/Intermediate and Preschool Playgrounds do not have at least 6 inches of resilient material under play structures with fall zones, which is a hazard.

Plan of Correction: Playgrounds are being re-done in the next 3 months.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-D
Description: Based on observation, each grouping of children did not have at least one staff member who meets the qualifications of a program leader . Evidence: Staff#2 was observed in the Intermediate room alone with 10 children. Review of staff file revealed Staff was hired as an Assistant Teacher. This violation was corrected at the time of inspection.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be used as a Floater or Assistant only.


A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

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