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Bright Mind Preschool
322 N. Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 928-0591

Current Inspector: Stephanie Salvatori (571) 389-0980

Inspection Date: June 7, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

An unannounced mandated Monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:00 am to 1:45 pm. There were 29 children present with 5 staff. Children were observed reading books in circle time, playing with cars and blocks, and having lunch (pizza, corn and mixed fruit). Reviewed 3 staff files, 3 children's files, medications and authorizations, fire and health inspections, emergency evacuation log, and physical plant. Violations of the Standards are recorded on the Violation Notice. Should you have any questions, please contact Georganne Buccine (

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's files are incomplete. Evidence: Child#1 is missing documentation of annual child updates and confirmation of up-to-date information in the child's record.

Plan of Correction: We will have the parent update.

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

Plan of Correction: I will get the certificates or transcripts and scan them to you when we receive them.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on record review, staff did not receive training by the end of their first day of assuming job responsibilities. Evidence: Staff#1, Staff#2 and Staff#3 did not have documentation of having completed Child Abuse and Neglect training, or Playground Safety Training.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure they have the training

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-3
Description: Based on record review, staff did not have documentation of satisfactorily completed a training course for rectal medication administration. Evidence: Child#4 has emergency medication required to be administered rectally and no one on site is trained in this procedure.

Plan of Correction: We will contact our nurse to have people trained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, are not being maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Observed light fixtures with exposed glass bulbs missing plastic protective covers in the Preschool 1 and PreK rooms. 2. Observed peeling paint and exposed sheet rock from a ceiling water leak in the office area.

Plan of Correction: The maintenance people are coming on Saturday to fix the ceiling and lights

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on record review, prescription medication is being administered without current written authorization from the parent. Evidence: Child#1 medication authorization for Pro-Air is expired. (January 2019)

Plan of Correction: We will get a new one from the parent.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on record review, staff did not have a national child abuse clearance for any other state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years. Evidence: Staff #3 (date of hire 3/5/19) did not have documentation of a child abuse clearance for Washington D.C.

Plan of Correction: We will send it by end of business Monday


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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