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Dawning Point Learning Center
1179 Courthouse Road, Suite 2
Stafford, VA 22554
(540) 318-8349

Current Inspector: Morgan Bryson (540) 270-0057

Inspection Date: Feb. 23, 2023

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Administration.
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
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)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

An unannounced non-mandated focused inspection was conducted 2/23/2023 from 11:20am-12:40pm. There were13 children directly supervised by 5 staff and all classrooms were in ratio. The physical plant, outdoor playground area, programming, menus, 4 staff records, 5 children?s records and emergency drills were inspected. It was reported there were not medications on site at the time of inspection. Children were observed playing outside, handwashing and infant care was also observed. Positive interactions between children and staff were observed during this inspection. There was an adequate supply of age appropriate materials for the children and the center was clean and organized. There was an adequate number of CPR/First Aid, Daily Health Observation, and MAT trained staff on site at the time of inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice.

Please complete the columns for "Plan of Correction" and "Date to be Corrected" for each violation cited on the Violation Notice, and then return a signed and dated copy to the licensing office by 5pm on 3/13/2023. Please email me at with any questions.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the center did not ensure that all required information is maintained in staff records.

Evidence: Staff #4 (Date of Hire: 2/8/2023) did not have documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked
before employment.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-D
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the center has not ensure that monthly emergency evacuation drills are conducted.

Evidence: An emergency evacuation drill was not conducted in January 2023.

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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