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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: May 30, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced mandated Monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:15am to 2:00pm. There 94 children and 13 staff present. Children were observed outside on the playground, participating in an edible project with celery and sun butter, having circle time, reading books, making lemonade, and having tummy time. Reviewed 11 staff files, fire prevention systems, evacuation drills and log, playgrounds, and physical plant. Violations of the Standards are recorded on the violation notice. Should you have any questions, please contact Georganne Buccine (

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, staff members did not submit results of a TB screening at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening. Evidence: Staff#3 did not have documentation of a current TB screening. Director stated she believed she had received one but was unsure where it is.

Plan of Correction: We will send her this week to get a TB screening.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, documentation of two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competancy were not checked before employment. Evidence: Staff#3, hire date 9/17, was missing one reference check.

Plan of Correction: We will have it checked byb the end of today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on record review, program leaders did not have required qualifications for the position. Evidence: Staff#1, Staff#2, Staff#4 and Staff#5 did not have documentation for early childhood education requirements for Program Leader.

Plan of Correction: I will get documentation of early childhood classes or trainings.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview with Director, areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, are not being maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Water stained and missing ceiling tiles were observed in the Beginner, Intermediate, Pre-K#1 and PreK#2 rooms and bathrooms. 2. The wooden fence on the Preschool playground is falling over into the play space and has many protruding nails/screws accessible to children. 3. The chain link fence on the Toddler playground has a broken top rod and the gate is bent and leaning into the play space. 4. The water spout on the Preschool playground is leaking. 5. Children were observed reaching through the broken window screen to remove the bottom metal window sill on the Preschool playground. 6. The Toddler Playground roof overhang has a hole and hanging sheet rock in it where repairs were made for a roof leak. 7. Preschool play structure has broken manufacturer piece on the ladder activity.

Plan of Correction: We will put in a work order for all of the repairs. For imminent hazards, we will make the play areas inaccessible to children until repairs are made.

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 less than 1/2 inch in depth under slide exits, climbing structure and fall zones. This violation was previously cited on 12/14/18.

Plan of Correction: I will text our landscaper right now to order mulch.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-D
Description: Based on observation and record review, each grouping of children did not have at least one staff member who meets the qualifications of a program leader. Evidence: After record review, neither staff in the Intermediate room met Program Leader qualifications. Staff#3 and Staff#6 are considered Assistants.

Plan of Correction: We will put another qualified Program Leader in the room.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B
Description: Based on observation, materials and equipment available did not include an adequate supply as appropriate for each age group of arts and crafts materials, texture materials, construction materials, music and sound materials, books, social living equipment, and manipulative equipment. Evidence: The Beginner and Intermediate rooms did not have an adequate supply of music and sound equipment, social living equipment, manipulatives, and texture materials.

Plan of Correction: We will place a supply and equipment order by the end of tomorrow

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review, staff did not have a central registry finding within 30 days of employment. Evidence: Staff#3 did not have documentation of a Central Registry finding within 30 days of employment (date of hire 9/2017).

Plan of Correction: By tomorrow, we will resubmit the form.


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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.

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