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Common Ground Child Care Center
1700 Wainwright Drive
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 437-8226

Current Inspector: Alyssa Simons (571) 423-6392

Inspection Date: Aug. 3, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
? 8VAC20-780 Administration.
? 8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
? 8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.

An inspection was conducted after self reported incident was sent to the Fairfax Licensing Office by Common Ground Child Care. The inspection was conducted between 9:30am and 11:15am. The inspector discussed the incident with the director and confirmed that the incident was a violation of the regulations. The evidence supported the violation that is listed on the violation notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection please contact me at 703-554-4995 or at

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-F
Description: Based on observation and interview, a child under the age of 10 years was not within sight and sound supervision of staff.

Evidence: During an interview with a staff member, it was determined that Child #1 was located in a classroom after the lead and assistant teacher left the room. The room was within sound of the administration area, but no teacher was within sight of the child.

Plan of Correction: The staff members have both been retrained. Also, a new policy of checking name to face using the attendance program every 15 minutes while not in the classroom and when the children line up and when they arrive.


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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