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James L. and Juliette McNeil Preschool Academy
8543 Forest Place
Alexandria, VA 22309
(571) 480-4261

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: July 13, 2018

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed with center management background checks and Tuberculosis Screenings.

Comments:
An unannounced complaint investigation was conducted today between 10:30am to 12:40pm. The inspection was conducted in response to a complaint that was received by the licensing office on 7/6/18. The complaint was related to a child getting bit on two different occasions, and that an incident report was not provided in a timely manner. The complaint was also related to the preschool classroom being over ratio. Interviews were conducted with staff. Staff and children records were reviewed. The information gathered during this investigation does not support the allegations, so the complaint is determined to be not valid. Violations not related to the complaint have been cited and are listed in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions, please contact me at mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov or 571-835-4718.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on record review, licensed center did not have the original criminal history record check for staff within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1 was hired on 9/5/17. 2. Staff # 1's record did not have the original criminal record check (CRC) which was required before fingerprinting went into effect. Staff # 1's record had fingerprinting results from another agency that are not intended for the purpose of licensing and are not acceptable for licensing. 3. The center did not submit and obtain the CRC for Staff # 1 within 30 days of employment.

Plan of Correction: We will send staff for fingerprinting through the appropriate agency.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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