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Bright Heights Learning Center
1403 Kiln Creek Parkway
Newport news, VA 23602
(757) 875-5669

Current Inspector: Tiffany Jones (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: July 20, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
22.1 Background Checks Code; carbon monoxide detectors

A monitoring inspection was initiated on July 20, 2022 and concluded on July 22, 2022. There
were 74 children present, ranging in ages from 5 months to 5 years, with 14 staff supervising. The
inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and
supervision, programming, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of
5 children's records and 4 staff records were reviewed. The information gathered during the inspection determined no violations with applicable standards or law. No violations were issued.

Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Description: Based on review of staff record and interview, the center did not ensure to obtain an out of state search of the child abuse and neglect.

Evidence: In Staff# 3's (date of hire: 05/02/22) record, there was no documentation found of a search for an out of state child abuse and neglect. Interview with staff confirmed the documentation for an out of state search was not available for review during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: The center will immediately obtain paperwork required for the state and submit request for results. All results and documentation will be included in staff records.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-B
Description: Based on review of staff records and interview, the center did not ensure all employee complete a statement or affirmation.

1. In Staff#4's (date of hire: 5/23/22) record, there was no sworn statement or affirmation document found for review during the inspection.
2. Interview with staff confirmed there was not a completed sworn statement or affirmation available for review.

Plan of Correction: The center will ensure staff complete sworn statement or affirmation today prior to leaving and will include copy in staff record.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation at the center, the center did not ensure all hazardous substances are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

During inspection on July 20, 2022, the following was observed by the inspector:
1. The center's bathroom in the main entry was opened which contained multiple bottles of sanitizers with the labels, "keep out of reach of children", "flammable", and "warning".

2. The center's storage closet door was open which contained various disinfectants, cleaners, paints, and adhesive removers with the labels, "keep out of reach of children," and "warning".
3. Photographs taken by inspector of the center's bathroom and storage closet where hazardous substances were observed unlocked and inaccessible during inspection on July 20, 2022.

Plan of Correction: The center immediately removed hazardous substances and locked in containers inaccessible to the children in care.


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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