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East Coast Migrant Head Start Project Cheriton Educational Campu
22198 South Bayside Road
Cheriton, VA 23316
(757) 331-4897

Current Inspector: Emily Walsh (757) 404-2575

Inspection Date: Aug. 23, 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 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 08/23/2023. The inspector arrived at 1:45 PM and departed at 3:20 PM. There were 18 children present with 9 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of 1 child record and 5 staff records were reviewed. Medication administration and injury 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 and discussed with the program director during the exit interview.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A
Description: Based upon review of records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that in each group of children, a written record of daily attendance documenting the arrival and departure of each in care as it occurs is maintained.
1.The attendance record in the mixed age two year old classroom indicated three children in attendance. There were four children in care. Child 1 had not been added to the attendance sheet when she arrived.
2. Staff on duty in the mixed age two year old classroom acknowledged that child 1 had not been added to the attendance sheet when she arrived.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following:
ECEDC will check the classroom attendance roster daily to ensure all the children are added to the attendance roster when they enter the classroom. The EDEDC will acknowledge the attendance roster is correct by initialing it daily. In the absence of the ECEDC, the FHC will acknowledge and initial the classroom roster.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-A
Description: Based upon review of five staff records, the facility has not ensured that new staff complete the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)-sponsored orientation course within 90 calendar days of employment.
The facility was unable to provide documentation that staff 2, employed since 3/10/2023, had completed the required VDOE orientation course.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following:
Team member has completed the required VDOE orientation course.
Certificate has been placed in new hire's personnel file.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based upon observation, the facility has not ensured that hazardous substances are kept in locked places using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
The door to the laundry room located in the main hallway was not locked. There were containers of laundry detergent, bleach, sanitizing wipes, stain remover and multi-surface cleanser, all with warning labels, stored in this closet.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following:
A sign has been placed on the door stating the door must be locked at all times. Additionally, the CD and Maintenance Technician will periodically checked the door to ensured it stays locked throughout the day.


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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