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Montessori School of Herndon
840 Dranesville Road
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 437-8229

Current Inspector: Pernille Brandt (703) 203-8659

Inspection Date: May 7, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
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.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 11:45am-2:15pm. A total of 49 children were present with 8 staff. Children were observed during various indoor activities, and an outdoor picnic. Transitions to naptime were observed with the toddlers. A sample of 5 children's records, 5 staff records, emergency supplies, and emergency drills were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are documented on the violation notice. If you have any questions, please contact me at Ivaco.Clarke@dss.virginia.gov or 571-835-5505.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a sample review of records, 2 out of 5 children's records did not include the required information. Evidence: 1. The record for Child #2 was missing the name, address and phone numbers of 2 emergency contacts and documentation of verifying the child's identity and age. 2. The record for Child #3 was missing the name, address and phone numbers of 2 emergency contacts.

Plan of Correction: 1 - was corrected/completed 2 - was corrected/completed

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a sample review of records, the record for 1 out of 5 staff did not include the required information. Evidence: The record for Staff #5, who was identified as a program lead, did not include written information to demonstrate that the individual possesses the education or certification required by the job position.

Plan of Correction: A request was submitted on 5/7/19 Will forward as soon as copy is received

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observations, unused electrical outlets did not have protective covers installed. Evidence: 5 unused outlets on a surge protector and 2 unused wall outlets at the entrance of the program did not include protective covers. 4 unused outlets on a surge protector in the lunch/snack room also did not have protective covers installed.

Plan of Correction: All outlets were checked and installed

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observations, food brought from home was not properly labeled. Evidence: 9 out of 15 lunches were not labeled with dates and/or children's names in a toddler classroom. 4 out of 5 lunches were not labeled with dates and/or children's names in a preschool classroom.

Plan of Correction: Will continue to monitor this at school; an email was sent to the parents as well

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on a sample review of records, 1 out of 5 staff records did not include central registry findings within 30 days of employment. Evidence: There were no central registry results available for Staff #1 [date of employment: 9/17/2018] during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: Made a phone call to the registry 5/9/19, waiting for answer.

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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