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Arlington Montessori House, Inc
3809 and 3813 N. Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 524-2511

Current Inspector: Laura Lunceford (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: Aug. 8, 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

A monitoring inspection was conducted on August 8, 2022 between the hours of 9:10am till 11:35am. There were 26 children present, with 6 staff supervising. The children were playing outside on the various age appropriate equipment. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care, emergency drill logs and nutrition. A total of 4 child records and 4 staff records were reviewed. 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.

Contact or call 804-629-7489 if you have any questions regarding this inspection.

Sheila Nelson
Licensing Inspection
Office of Child Care Health and Safety
Division of Early Childhood Care and Education
Phone# 804-629-7489

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on record review, documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening was not completed within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment.
Evidence: Staff #4?s date of hire was 6/13/22 and the most recent documented TB test was dated 3/19/22.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure new employees have the TB test no more than 30 days prior to start date.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on record review, staff record did not contain documentation of a negative tuberculosis test or screening at the time of employment.
Evidence: Staff #2?s date of hire is 7/27/22, and at the time of inspection (8/8/22) there is no documentation of a TB test/screening on file.

Plan of Correction: I will tell the staff to get the TB shot asap.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A-7
Description: Based on medication review, the center failed to obtain allergies and intolerance to medication or any other substance and actions to take in an emergency situations.
Evidence: Building #3809, child #1 was listed on the allergy list and did not have a written allergy plan with instruction from the physician.

Plan of Correction: I will tell the parents to get the allergy action plan and bring to me.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review, staff record did not have name, address and telephone number of a person to be notified in an emergency.
Evidence: Staff #1 file was missing emergency contact information.

Plan of Correction: I will get the information this week.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, were not kept in a locked place that prevents access by children.
1.Building #3809: A kitchen cabinet was unlocked with hazardous materials that were accessible to children.
2. Building #3813, Closet door in preschool classroom was unlocked with hazardous materials that were accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.


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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