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American Day School #1
917 Princess Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 837-0237

Current Inspector: Lisa Hudson (571) 389-2459

Inspection Date: Feb. 13, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today. A total of 79 children with 17 staff members were on site today. Five classrooms were observed, staff interviews were conducted, and observation of morning program was made. In the toddler classrooms, children were observed participating in gross motor activities and creating Valentine's Day crafts. The Pre-school 1 classroom was observed participating with staff members in Yoga. They were also observed painting, cutting, and working on individual puzzles. All medications on site were reviewed, topical ointments and authorizations, and attendance in each class were also reviewed. A total of eight children's records and five staff records were reviewed. Recordation was found organized, detailed documentation of staff training found. Previous violations from the last inspection were reviewed and corrective actions were verified. This inspection began at approximately 10:10am and ended at 1:00pm. Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions, please email me at lisa.hudson@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on staff record review, one out of state background check was not requested.
Evidence:
1. Staff #1 documented on the sworn statement that they lived outside of Virginia in the past five years. An out of state central registry search was not requested.

Plan of Correction: We have obtained the Central Registry Form and will be sending it out today.

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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