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Freedom Montessori School
4090 Lafayette Center Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 955-7920

Current Inspector: Jessica Willis (571) 352-1453

Inspection Date: Dec. 16, 2020 and Dec. 17, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
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:
Reviewed new background requirements, effective 7/1/2020, for individuals who reside outside of the state of Virginia, or who have resided outside of the state of Virginia in the past 5 years.

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, necessary due to a state of emergency health pandemic declared by the Governor of Virginia.

A monitoring inspection was initiated on 12/16/2020 and concluded on 12/17/2020. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 15 children present and 5 staff. The inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 3 children?s records and 2 staff records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete.
Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.

The Licensing Inspector has reviewed with the provider COVID-19 Essential Guidance for Child Care programs.

Violations:
Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-4
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain a copy of the results of a sex offender registry check from any state in which an individual has resided in the past 5 years for one staff.

Evidence:
Staff #1 (hire date 9/1/2020) resided in Minnesota within the past 5 years. There was no documentation of a sex offender registry search for the state of Minnesota in the record for Staff #1.

Plan of Correction: The sex offender registry search for Staff #1 was completed during the inspection. Results were provided and the documentation was added to the record for Staff #1.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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