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First Baptist Church of Clarendon Child Development Center
1306 N. Highland Street
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 522-6477

Current Inspector: Leslie Perez (703) 537-6013

Inspection Date: March 7, 2023

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 Special Care Provisions and Emergencies
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was provided regarding ratios and sight and sound supervision.

An unannounced focused inspection was conducted on 03/07/2023 from 11:05am - 1:00pm. During the inspection there were 145 children (infants-5 years old) in care with 44 staff. The physical plant, 5 staff records and emergency supplies were inspected. Children were observed playing, eating lunch and transitioning to naptime. 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.
If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact Maria Soto at 571-835-5058 or

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis (TB) screening at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children.

1.Staff #4's (DOH:1/9/2023) record contains TB screening results that were completed on 1/23/2023.
2.Staff #5's (DOH:1/16/2023) record contains TB screening results that were completed on 2/1/2023.

Plan of Correction: The dates of a negative TB test on Staff #4 and Staff #5 show they were obtained within 10 days of the date they were hired as the time-frame of guidance was understood prior to the inspection. Moving forward based on information provided at the time of the inspection, tb test results will be obtained prior to new hires working with children.

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

Staff #5's record is missing one of two references as to their character and reputation, as well as competency required prior to the first day of employment.

Plan of Correction: Contact information was provided for a previous employer of Staff #5. They were contacted and provided a reference about Staff #5 good character and reputation.


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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