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Chesterbrook Academy #802
13501 Braddock Road
Clifton, VA 20124
(703) 968-3696

Current Inspector: Whitney Mcgrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: Dec. 14, 2018

Complaint Related: No

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

An unannounced mandated Renewal inspection was conducted today from 10:30am to 2:45pm. There were 79 children and 11 staff present. Children were observed building with stackable blocks, playing dress-up, having lunch (turkey and cheese wraps, carrots, pears and milk), children having tummy time and manipluatives, and outside. Reviewed 5 children's files, 4 staff files, emergency evacuation log, attendance, fire and health inspections, physical plant and playground. Should you have any questions regarding this insspection, please contact Licensing Inspector, Georganne Buccine (

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's files were incomplete. Evidence: 1. Child#1 and Child#3 were missing documentation of annual confirmation of up-to-date information in the child's record. 2. Child#3 was missing documentation of center viewing proof of the child's identity and age.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents for the information

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, documentation of two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were not checked before employment. Evidence: Staff#2, hire date, 12/10/18, did not have documentation of 2 references. Director left voicemails for reference checks during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: I will follow-up to get the information

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: Based on record review, a written agreement between the parent and the center shall be in each child's record by the first day of the child's attendance that the parent will inform the center within 24 hours or the next business day after his child or any member of the immediate household has developed any reportable communicable disease. Evidence: Child#1 , Child#2, Child #4 and Child#5 were all missing documentation.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure they have the addendum

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on record review, program leader did not have required qualifications. Evidence: Staff#1, promotion date 8/2018, does not have documentation of early childhood education requirements for Program Leader.

Plan of Correction: I will switch staff

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-H
Description: Based on observation, staff purses were not stored inaccessible to children. Evidence: Staff purses containing potential hazardous items were observed in an unlocked cabinet in the Two yr old room and hanging on cubbie hooks in the PreK1 room, accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: We will remind and retrain staff to lock up their belongings

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation, resilient surfacing on the outdoor playground does not comply with minimum safety standards of 6 inches in depth. Evidence: Resilient material (mulch) is compacted to 1/2 inch- 1 inch in depth under slide exits, climbing structure and other fall zones.

Plan of Correction: We will rake up what we can and have landscapers replace as needed

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-A
Description: Based on review of medications, nonprescription drugs and over-the-counter skin products were kept beyond the expiration date of the product. Evidence: Child#6's Benedryl has an expiration date of 4/2018.

Plan of Correction: We will send home the medication and ask for a replacement

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review, the center did not implement monthly practice evacuation drill for fire. Evidence: Evacuation log showed fire drills were missed for the months of August, September and November.

Plan of Correction: we will make sure to conduct fire monthly and document.


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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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