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I'm A Genius Montessori Academy
29 Morton Avenue
Petersburg, VA 23805
(757) 705-2598

Current Inspector: Susan Ellington-Sconiers (804) 588-2368

Inspection Date: Nov. 20, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 INTRODUCTION
22VAC40-665 ADMINISTRATION
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 PROGAMS
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on 11/20/2019 from 10:16am to 2:45pm to review supplemental health and safety requirements . The children were observed participating in structured learning time, toileting and washing their hands. A formal observation was completed with the Infant and Toddler classroom and three year old classroom. The lunch menu was posted. Interviews were held with staff throughout the inspection, and the inspector interacted with children in each classroom when appropriate. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today.


Five children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection.

The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected.
Last emergency drill: 11/07/2019
Last shelter-in-place drill: 07/12/2019
Last fire inspection: 04/25/2019
Last health inspection: 05/31/2019
Last lockdown drill: 01/09/19
The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There were no repeat violations found during today?s inspection.

Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed:
Infants and Toddlers ? 4:1
Toddlers and Twos ? 4:1
Threes ? 8:1
Fours ? 9:1

A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. There was one violation found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection.

If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Kandra Brown, at (804) 662-9038.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-650-E
Description: Based on review, the vendor did not ensure to have a written policy and procedure that describes how the vendor will ensure that each group of children receives care by consistent staff or team of staff members.
Evidence:
The center did not have a written policy and procedure that describes how the vendor will ensure that each group of children receives care by consistent staff or team of staff members.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

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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