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Bright Horizons at Commerce Metro Center
11400 Commerce Park Drive
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 774-3211

Current Inspector: Jessica Willis (571) 352-1453

Inspection Date: June 13, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Administration.
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.
8VAC20-780 Programs.
8VAC20-780 Special Care Provisions and Emergencies
8VAC20-780 Special Services.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

An unannounced Monitoring Inspection was conducted on 6/13/2022 between the hours of 10:00am and 11:57am. There were 4 classrooms observed with a total of 48 children with 12 staff within the supervision guidelines. The children were observed playing outside, writing in journals, playing in centers, diaper changes, handwashing, and other organized activities. The site was clean, organized and contained an abundant supply of developmentally appropriate materials. Interactions between the children and staff were positive. A complete inspection of the physical plant, a selection of children and staff records, evacuation drills, medication and emergency procedures were reviewed during this inspection. Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program. If you have any questions, please e-mail me at Thank you for your cooperation during the inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas and equipment of the center, inside, were not maintained in a safe and operable condition.

Evidence: There were several areas of peeling paint on the walls in 3 out of 4 classrooms.

1. Peeling paint was located in the Infant 1 classroom near floor by the blue rocking chair.

2. Peeling paint was located in Two?s 1 classroom under two windows.

3. Peeling paint was located in Preschool 1 on the wall near window & dramatic play set.

Plan of Correction: The correction for painting will be by June 20,2022.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, was not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

1. In the Infant 1 classroom, a bleach spray bottle was located on a high shelf above the changing table, but was not locked.

2. In the Two?s 1 classroom, a bleach spray bottle was located on a high shelf above the changing table, but was not locked.

Plan of Correction: Staff will receive updated trainings on cleaning supply safety.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-G
Description: Based on observation, food brought from home was not clearly dated.

Evidence: In K-Prep classroom, a child had food items from home located in a classroom cubby, but the food containers were not dated.

Plan of Correction: Staff will receive updated trainings on labeling incoming food and bottles.


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.

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