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Charlottesville Waldorf School
722 Rio Road East
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 973-4946 (103)

Current Inspector: Michelle W. Argenbright (540) 848-4123

Inspection Date: March 11, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
An acceptable TB screening is a clearance statement signed by a physician, the physician's designee or an official of the local health department that includes language that the individual does not have any current symptoms of active tuberculosis, does not have either a risk factor for acquiring tuberculosis infection or a risk factor for progression to active tuberculosis disease as defined by the local health department, or has been treated for these conditions in the past, and is currently free of tuberculosis in a communicable form is required. Individuals who have a risk factor for progression to active tuberculosis disease as defined by the Virginia Department of Health shall submit documentation.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 3/11/19 from 9:30 am until 1:40 pm. At the time of the inspection 37 children were in care with six staff. The sample size consisted of five children's records and five staff's records. Children and staff were observed during free outdoor play, snack, hand washing, clean-up, transitions, and behavioral guidance. The violations from the previous inspection were reviewed for current compliance. One repeat violation was found. Violations found during this inspection are documented on the violation notice. If you have questions or concerns contact the licensing inspector at (540) 292-5933 for further assistance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure one out of five staff obtained a updated TB test every two years. Evidence: 1. The record for staff 3 had documentation of TB screening dated 8/17/16. 2. The director stated they thought a staff member that had obtained a chest x-ray did not need to get an updated screening every two years.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that staff 3 obtains an updated TB screening. In the future all staff will be required to obtain updated TB screenings every two years.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to obtain all the required information for two out of five children's records. Evidence: 1. The record for child 1 did not contain documentation of a phone number for either parents employer. 2. The record for child 5 did not contain documentation of the father's place of employment or phone number.

Plan of Correction: Both children's records will be updated. Children's records will be monitored more closely at registration to ensure all required information is provided.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure one out of five staff completed at least 16 hours of annual training per year. Evidence: 1. The record for staff 5 only contained documentation for 12.84 hours of training for the 2017 to 2018 school year. 2. The director was unable to provide additional documentation of annual training for staff 5.

Plan of Correction: Staff records will be more clearly documented with annual training. The records will be reviewed prior to the end of the school year to ensure all staff have completed the required 16 hours of annual training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to post the most recent inspection of the facility in a place conspicuous to the public. Evidence: 1. On the main floor a violation notice was posted dated 1/24/17. The most recent inspection was 9/11/18. The downstairs classroom and small cottage classroom did not have a violation notice posted. 2. The director stated she was unaware the violation notice needed to be posted.

Plan of Correction: This violation notice will be posted upon receipt.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to require a staff member to obtain a fingerprint background check prior to the end of September 2018. Evidence: 1. The record for staff 3, start date 5/13, did not contain the results of a fingerprint background check. 2. The director was unable to find a fingerprint background check for staff 3.

Plan of Correction: Staff 3 will be required to complete a fingerprint background check. In the future fingerprint background checks will be completed in a as required.


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.