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Childtime Learning Center - Huntington
2272 Huntington Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22303
(703) 960-3690

Current Inspector: Laura Lunceford (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: July 31, 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
? 8VAC20-790 Subsidy Regulations.

The Licensing Inspector conducted an investigation in response to a self-reported incident that was initiated jointly with a local government agency on July 31, 2023 and concluded on September 19, 2023. The report received by the department included allegations of forbidden actions.

The Center?s video recordings were observed, staff records were reviewed, staff interviews were conducted, and the Center?s policies and procedures were reviewed in response to the allegations.
The evidence gathered during the investigation did not support non-compliance with standards or law. Any additional violations not related to the self report but identified during the course of the investigation can be found on the violation notice.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to the department within 5 business days from the receipt. Please specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions only.

Any plans of correction not received within 5 business days will result in the plans not appearing on the Violation Notice and public website.

If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Karen Dickens at

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-E
Description: Based on video observation, interview, and documentation review, the licensee did not ensure that the center's activities, services, and facilities are maintained in compliance with the center's own policies and procedures.
1. Staff #1 is observed on the video taking Child #1(4 years old) into the bathroom within the classroom and having the door close behind them.
2. Staff #1 stated that two children were in the bathroom and 18 children were inside of the classroom with Staff #2.
3. The Center's Bathroom Supervision Policy states " The door must remain open with a staff member standing near/at the doorway with a clear view of the other children outside the bathroom as well as the child(ren) in the bathroom".
4. In Staff #1's record, there was documentation of a signed Bathroom Supervision Policy document dated 10/10/2022.

Plan of Correction: Staff are no longer employed with Childtime Learning Center. Meeting with staff on school standards, child safety procedures, inclusive bathroom policy.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-F
Description: Based on video observation, children under 10 years of age were not always within actual sight and sound supervision of staff.
1. During naptime, a high book shelf blocked the view of three cots. Staff #1 and Staff #2 were observed on the video seated across the classroom and unable to view the three children on their cots at naptime.

Plan of Correction: Bookshelf was relocated so staff can visibly have sight and sound in the classroom. Meeting with staff on naptime regulations and procedures.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-4
Description: Based on video observation and interview, the staff to children ratios were not maintained.
1. The ratio for the Pre-K classroom is 1 to 10. On July 27, 2023, the Pr-K classroom had a total of 20 children with two staff. Staff #1 is observed on video going into the bathroom inside of the classroom and the door closing for one minute and four seconds.
2. Two children were in the bathroom and 18 children were observed being supervised by Staff #2.
3. Staff #1 confirmed that they left the classroom out of ratio.

Plan of Correction: Meeting with staff on child safety procedures, inclusive with classroom ratios.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-400-B
Description: Based on video observation, behavioral guidance was not constructive in nature, age and stage appropriate, and intended to redirect children to appropriate behaviors.
1. Child #2(5 years old) is observed on video dropping a roll of paper towels on the floor after washing their hands. Staff #1 walks over to Child #2 and gets into their face and says something. Child #2 walks over to the library area and faces the wall. Child #2 shoulders are down and is upset. Staff #1 walks over to Child #2 and gets into Child #2's face. Child #2 leans to the right side.

Plan of Correction: Meeting with staff on school standards, expectations of school policy, and retrained on inappropriate and appropriate handling of children's behaviors.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on video observation, children and staff's hands were not washed with soap and running water.
1. Child #1 is observed on video not washing their hands after eating lunch and after toileting.
2. Staff #1 did not wash their hands after returning from the bathroom, before serving food or beverages, and after wiping a child's nose.

Plan of Correction: Meeting with staff on Health/Safety, when/why of proper handwashing techniques.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-J
Description: Based on video observation, tables were not sanitized after each use for feeding.
1. After snack, the tables were not cleaned and sanitized.

Plan of Correction: Meeting with staff on Health/Safety, practicing best practices, cleaning, and sanitizing procedures of classrooms.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-L
Description: Based on video observation, staff did not sit with children during meal times.
1. Staff #1 and Staff #2 did not sit with children during lunch and snack.

Plan of Correction: Staff will sit with children during all meals and snacks.


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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