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Guidepost Montessori at Fairfax
3909 Oak St
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 934-0920

Current Inspector: Sandra D'Imperio (703) 479-4675

Inspection Date: June 28, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Technical Assistance:
The license cannot be issued until the initial application is deemed complete. The following items are still required in order for the application to be deemed complete: Certificate of Occupancy/Building Evaluation; Fire Inspection, Health Inspection, all remaining background search findings. Staff CPS clearances that were requested under the new school name have not yet been received. When they are received, the Director shall forward the requested findings reports to the Licensing Inspector.

Comments:
An announced full inspection for initial licensure was conducted today. There were 26 children in care, with a total of 6 staff members assigned to their direct supervision. Children's records, emergency preparedness items, administrative documents, classroom materials, the indoor/outdoor physical plant, children's medications, and classroom programming were inspected today. The children were observed playing water games outside and enjoying outdoor playground time. This inspection was completed between approximately 10:00am and 11:30am. Thank you for meeting with me today. If you have any questions regarding this inspection please email me at sandra.dimperio@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of children's records, it was determined that three records are not complete. Evidence: 1 - Child record A and record C do not include each parent's place of employment information. 2 - Child record B does not include "authorized pick ups" information.

Plan of Correction: The registration forms have been updated since these parents completed them. Each parent will be asked for the missing information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-80-A
Description: Based on a review of administrative documents, it was determined that one classroom attendance was not completed correctly. Evidence: The attendance record for Room 2 indicated a total of 14 children present and in care; however, only 13 children were actually present and in care.

Plan of Correction: The attendance was corrected. Moving forward, we will begin using an electronic attendance system that requires parents to accurately sign their child in/out each day.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-C-1-A
Description: Based on a review of the initial application, it was determined that two required VA background searches have not been fully completed. Evidence: Board member A and board member B are listed on the initial application. Both of these individuals are required to complete a Virginia Child Protective Services (CPS) background search. The findings for each of these searches have not been submitted to the Licensing Inspector.

Plan of Correction: For each individual the search request has been submitted but the results have not been received. Once the results are received, the findings will be immediately forwarded to the Inspector.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-B-3
Description: Based on a review of the initial application, it was determined that two required out of state background searches have not yet been fully completed. Evidence: Board member A and board member B are listed on the application. Based on residency, both of these individuals are required to complete an out of state Child Protective Services (CPS) background search. The findings for each of these searches have not been submitted to the Licensing Inspector.

Plan of Correction: Both search requests have been submitted, but the results have not been received. When the results are received, the findings will be immediately forwarded to the Inspector.

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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