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Bright Start Preschool III
4901 Brenman Park Drive
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 370-8414

Current Inspector: Stephanie Salvatori (571) 389-0980

Inspection Date: Feb. 10, 2020

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.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today on all 4 licensed Bright Start schools. All 4 schools are located within walking distance, including the administrative office. The inspection was from approximately 9:50am to 2pm. The physical space, 10 children's records, 6 staff records (including 3 newer staff), evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies and required posted documents were reviewed. Records were organized. A sampling of medications were reviewed and also in compliance. Attendance and daily reports are kept on Bright Wheel and meals are catered into the schools. Infant bottles, changing areas, cribs and diapering procedures were observed. Ratios in each classroom were in compliance. Children were observed in gross motor activities, listening to stories during circle time, engaged in arts/crafts, in dramatic play centers and interacting with staff members. Staff members were engaging in a positive manner with children and were welcoming in the classrooms. Age appropriate materials and activities were available in each classroom. Children were also observed preparing for lunch and rest time. Today's lunch was Turkey, cheese, rolls, 3 bean salad, fresh fruit and milk. No violations were cited today. For questions regarding this inspection, please contact stephanie.salvatori@dss.virginia.gov.

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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