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Montessori School of Northern Virginia-Valleybrook Campus
3433 Rose Lane
Falls church, VA 22042
(703) 922-0255

Current Inspector: Eureka Nance (703) 638-5968

Inspection Date: April 15, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
VA Department of Social Services has a new web site for providers and parents that has the most current and updated information on licensing. The web site is childcareva.com. Please refer to it in the next several months as information on the national background criminal record check will be updated. This new requirement will be effective as of July 2017 for fingerprinting and submitting Criminal Record Checks for all staff.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring visit was conducted today. All classrooms were present and in ratio with direct care staff. Observed children preparing for a large school photo, Montessori centers and classroom activities, snack transition and hand washing. Rooms are well equipped and support the Montessori curriculum with appropriate materials and equipment. Large outside play area was in use. The center is preparing for accreditation woth AMS and VIS in the coming year. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. Please sign and date the report and return it to me within 10 calendar days from date of receipt. If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me. Thank you Ann Dramstad Licensing Inspector 703-314-0860 ann.dramstad@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances were accessible in three classrooms. Evidence: 1. Alcohol wipes that were kept in a first aid box were within reach of children in Room 2's bathroom. 2. A large bottle of Lavender soap that states "keep out of reach of children" was in the sink cabinet in Room 3 which was not locked as well as a large bottle of hand soap in Room 4 was in the sink cabinet and was not locked.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-H
Description: Based on observation, a prohibited piece of equipment was in use in a classroom. Evidence: A small individual trampoline was in the classroom for children to use.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Disclaimer:
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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