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Belle Meade Montessori Primary School
36 Belle Meade Lane
Sperryville, VA 22740
(540) 987-9748

Current Inspector: Sharon Allen (540) 272-2941

Inspection Date: May 19, 2021

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Technical Assistance:
Provided follow up and technical assistance regarding background check requirements.

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.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was initiated on May 13, 2021 and concluded on May 26, 2021. The head of school was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection at 10:00 a.m. A virtual inspection was then conducted. There were ten children present, ages three years to six years of age under the care and supervision of 2 staff. Children were observed during outdoor play. Childcare areas and materials were observed.The inspector emailed the head of school a list of items required to complete the inspection. The inspector reviewed three children?s records and one new staff record submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete. Emergency drills were reviewed.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliances 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 #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on review of documentation, the center failed to obtain a sworn statement before the first day of employment. Evidence: Staff #2, date of hire 4/20/2021, sworn statement was dated 5/13/2021.

Plan of Correction: Sworn statement will be completed prior to the first day of employment/

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of documentation, it was determined that the center failed to obtain central registry background checks by the 30th day of employment. Evidence: Staff #2, date of hire 4/20/2021, central registry check was dated 5/26/2021.

Plan of Correction: Central registry results will be completed prior to the start date and will be received by the 30th day of employment.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on review of documentation, it was determined that the center did not obtain criminal history records check results prior to the first day of employment. Evidence: Staff #2, date of hire 4/20/2021, fingerprint background checks are dated 4/23/2021.

Plan of Correction: Belle Meade Primary School will conduct fingerprint background checks prior to the date of hire.

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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