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The Goddard School of Ashburn at Belmont Greene
42885 Orchard Oriole Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147
(703) 723-8434

Current Inspector: Lisa Hudson (571) 389-2459

Inspection Date: April 29, 2019

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)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Technical Assistance:
22 VAC 40-185-210. Program leader qualifications. A. Program leaders shall be at least 18 years of age, have fulfilled a high school program completion or the equivalent, and meet one of the following: 1. Have one of the program director qualifications in 22VAC40-185-190; 2. Have an endorsement or bachelor's degree in a child-related field such as, but not limited to, elementary education, nursing, or recreation, from a college or university; 3. Have three months of programmatic experience and at least one of the following education backgrounds: a. A one year early childhood certificate from a college or university that consists of at least 30 semester hours; b. A child development credential by an organization listed in ? 63.2-1738 of the Code of Virginia; c. A teaching diploma from an internationally or nationally recognized Montessori organization; or 4. Have six months of supervised programmatic experience. a. Within six months before being promoted or beginning work or one month after being promoted or beginning work, a minimum of 12 hours of training shall be received related to the care of children, including but not limited to: (1) Child development; (2) Playground safety; (3) Health and safety issues; and (4) Preventing and reporting child abuse and neglect.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted this date. A total of 41 children with 11 staff on site today. A new Director on site. Observation of all 8 classrooms was made along with the playground. All topical ointments/authorizations were reviewed and found complete. Ratios were within supervision guidelines. Classrooms decorated with seasonal crafts completed by children such as, handprint clovers, handprint flowers. In the Space and Flight class, parts of the flower and the life cycle of chicks and ducks was on display. This coordinated with the planned lesson. A total of 5 children and 5 staff records were reviewed. The previous violation notice from the January inspection was reviewed. Some violations found today. This inspection began at 10:20am and ended at 1:30pm. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email me at: lisa.hudson@dss.virginia.gov with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on staff record review, 2 records did not contain documentation of qualifications for a lead teacher. Evidence: Staff #2 and #4 are lead teachers, no documentation of lead qualifications were found.

Plan of Correction: Staff #2 will request college transcripts documenting that they are qualified. Staff #3 has an undergraduate degree but will obtain 24 additional hours of training in child development, playground safety, reporting child abuse/neglect and health and safety issues.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of staff records, one background check was not obtained. Evidence: Staff #4 was hired on 2/1/19. The Central Registry Search was returned in error on 2/11/19. The Central Registry Search was not requested after it was returned.

Plan of Correction: We will have this staff correct the error of their middle name and send it back for the search. We will forward the results to the Licensing Inspector within 10 days.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on staff record review, one out of state background check was not obtained. Evidence: Staff #2's initial out of state Central Registry search was requested in 2/19. No search results were returned. Center failed to follow up within 45 days of the search request.

Plan of Correction: We will follow up with the this and document the attempt to do so. We will forward the follow up documentation to licensing for review.

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

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