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Pozez JCC-Beth EL ECLC
3830 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 537-3084

Current Inspector: Pamela Sneed (804) 629-2691

Inspection Date: April 16, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

An unannounced mandated Monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:30am to 1:15pm. There were 53 children present with 12 staff present. Children were observed playing outside on the playground, having meditation time, singing songs, having circle time, and going on a nature walk. Reviewed 5 staff files, 4 children's files, emergency evacuation log, attendance, physical plant, and outdoor play area. Violations of the Standards are recorded on the Violation Notice. Should you have any concerns regarding this inspection, please contact Georganne Buccine (

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on children's record review, each child did not have a physical examination within the first 30 days of attendance. Evidence: Child#1, start date 7/29/18, did not have documentation of a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: Parents were notified on 4.16. Waiting on Physician

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, staff members did not obtain results of a follow-up tuberculosis screening at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening. Evidence: Staff #3's TB screening was expired at the time of inspection. (initial screening 3/31/17)

Plan of Correction: Teacher has been told to make an appointment by 5.1

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-E
Description: Based on observation, the center's activities are not being maintained in compliance with the center's own policies and procedures. Evidence: In violation of center policy, two staff were observed on their cell phones while outside on the playground.

Plan of Correction: Teachers have been written up per center policy

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on staff record review, Program Leaders did not have required documentation of qualifications. Evidence: Staff#1, Staff#2, Staff#3 and Staff#5 did not have documentation of Program Leader qualifications available for review.

Plan of Correction: Admin Assistant has put out 2nd request and asked for paperwork by 5.1

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on observation and interview, center did not provide to the licensing representative an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction. Evidence: Center could not produce current Fire Inspection during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: Department of the Fire Marshal was called DURING the inspection AND one day later. We have been told that they are 6-8 months behind. hey will try to have someone here in the next two weeks (5.5?)

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: Clorox wipes were stored on a window ledge and pocket hand sanitizer was hanging from a backpack on a chair. Both were accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: Corrected at time of inspection. Wipes were put away- pack back was hung on the back of the door (sanitizer facing the door)

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-H
Description: Based on observation, medications, or other harmful agents were being stored in areas accessible to children. Evidence: Two medications in blister packs (one red, one white pills) were being stored on the changing pad in the Toddler room.

Plan of Correction: Corrected at time of inspection

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, electrical outlets did not have protective covers. Evidence: Electrical outlets and unused surge protector outlets accessible to children did not have protect covers.

Plan of Correction: Outlets were covered

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation, the resilient material under playground equipment and fall zones does not meet the minimum standards of 6 inches. Evidence: Resilient material (mulch) was less than 1/2 inch under slides, swings and climbing equipment.

Plan of Correction: Teachers are raking excess mulch to fall areas daily. Mulch pile outside of the playground is being moved in to the playground.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-N
Description: Based on observation, products recalled by the manufacturer were present on the playground. Evidence: 1980's Animal metal spring rides on the playground were recalled by the ASTM and Consumer Product Safety Commission for the potential impalement danger of the handles and foot rests to children.

Plan of Correction: Spring animals have been covered with Tarp and tape and are no longer in use.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the diapering surface was not being used for only diapering or cleaning children, and was not being cleaned after each use. Evidence: 1. Class binders, art work and other items were being stored on the diaper changing pad. 2. Mulch and other debris was observed on the diaper pad and on the diaper changing station.

Plan of Correction: Teachers have been reminded to keep changing tables clean and clear. Spot checks are happening periodically.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review, staff did not have documentation of a central registry finding within 30 days of employment. Evidence: Staff#2 did not have documentation of a central registry finding available for review during this inspection. Start date 5/2/18

Plan of Correction: New form has been filled out and will be submitted to book keeping for a check then to State for processing.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on record review, staff did not have documentation of an out of state central registry finding within 30 days of employment. Evidence: Staff#5 did not have documentation of a Maryland central registry finding available for review during this inspection. Start date January 2016.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection. PG County was called and copy of the original report was emailed over. It is now in the folder.


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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