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Chesterbrook Academy #811
46120 Woodshire Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 444-6161

Current Inspector: Lisa Hudson (571) 389-2459

Inspection Date: Oct. 30, 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

Technical Assistance:
As discussed, please monitor the temperature of your refrigerators in the classrooms to be sure the temperature is maintained.

Discussed the requirement of obtaining TB risk assessments for staff prior to hire and within 30 days of hire.

Documentation of the annual review of children's records may be included on the annual enrollment agreement.

An unannounced Monitoring inspection was conducted today. A total of 84 children with 13 staff were onsite today. All 8 classrooms were occupied and observed today. The classroom doors were creatively decorated for a door decorating contest in which the PreK classroom won. Classrooms were maintained and decorated with seasonal artwork such as painted pumpkins, ghosts and fall colors which correlated with the current lesson. Dioramas were on display in the PreK classroom which children had completed. Staff were observed sitting near children while the finished lunch and transitioned to nap time. Diapering and hand washing procedures were observed in the infant room. A total of 5 children's records and 4 staff records were reviewed. The previous violations were reviewed and the corrective actions were verified. This inspection occurred between 11:40am and 2pm. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email me at: with any questions.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-H
Description: Based on observation of one classroom, one item was stored in an area that was accessible to children in care.
A staff's purse containing food was found hanging in an area that was accessible to children in care in the Beginners A classroom.

Plan of Correction: The purse was moved immediately.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-440-E
Description: Based on observation of the center, at least 12 inches of space was not maintained between occupied cots during nap time.
Two occupied cots in the Intermediate B classroom did not have at least 12 inches of space between them.

Plan of Correction: Cots will be spaced at least 12 inches apart. Staff will be reminded of the importance of spacing occupied cots and placing them in areas that allow staff to respond in emergencies.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B
Description: Based on observation of the center, one classroom did not have a surface for diaper changing.
1. The Intermediate A classroom has children under the age of 3 years who are not toilet trained.
2. The classroom did not have changing table or counter for changing diapers.

Plan of Correction: We will provide a diapering table or counter to this classroom.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-N
Description: Based on observation of the center, food was not stored in a sanitary manner.
The afternoon snack which consisted of perishable food was observed not refrigerated and stored at room temperature from approximately 12:30pm until 2:30pm.

Plan of Correction: All perishable food will be stored in the refrigerator until designated snack times.


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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