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American Day School #3
1108 Oronoco Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 837-0099

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sawyer (571) 835-0599

Inspection Date: Oct. 20, 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
8VAC20-820 The License
8VAC20-820 The License Process
8VAC20-820 Sanctions
8VAC20-820 Hearings and Procedures
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Early Childhood care and Education
32.1 Report by Person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Licensing inspector discussed emergency drills and the calendar year of the facility with the director.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from approximately 10:45am-12:10pm. There were 48 children in the direct care and supervision of 12 staff. A sample of 4 children?s records, and 4 staff records were reviewed. The children were observed napping, singing, engaged in an art project, playing on the playground, and playing in the classrooms. One new staff had been hired since the last inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. The exit interview was conducted with the director. If you have any questions, contact Kimberly.Sawyer@doe.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Description: Based on record review, a staff member whom has lived outside of Virginia within the last 5 years did not have a complete out of state central registry search.

Evidence:
Staff A has lived outside of Virginia within the last 5 years and an out of state central registry search was not complete.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the records of children were missing required information.

Evidence:
The records of Children A and B were missing their father's employer phone number.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review, staff records did not contain required information.

Evidence:
The records of Staff A, B, C,and D were missing a verification of age.

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

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

Evidence:
1) The closet which kept cleaning supplies was unlocked in the "Preschool 2" classroom.
2) Cleaning supplies were located above the changing table in the "Preschool 1" classroom.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-I
Description: Based on observation, a 911 or local dial number for police, fire and emergency medical services and the number of the regional poison control center were not posted in a visible place at each telephone.

Evidence:
911 and emergency phone numbers were not posted near the telephone in the "Preschool 2" room.

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

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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