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KinderCare Learning Center #000875
8518 Bauer Drive
Springfield, VA 22152
(703) 451-4194

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: Jan. 8, 2024

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:
Consultation was given on staff meeting lead teacher requirements (training log and time frame), and group size for the 4/5's classroom.

The Readiness Connection comes out every Tuesday with Licensing update.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted. Observed children in multiple classrooms with direct care staff in ratio for supervision. Children were reading stories, transitioning to PM snack, diapering and having circle time. Reviewed 2 staff records, medications on-site with children's records and authorizations, physical space and trainings. 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. Please be aware that the plan of correction must be provided within 5 business days of receipt of the inspection notes if you want it displayed on the website. Feel free to contact me if you need any assistance.

Ann Dramstad, Licensing Inspector
Office of Child Care Health and Safety

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas of the center are not maintained in clean, safe or operable condition.
1. The girls hall bathroom had a broken tp holder and broken soap dispenser.
2. The School-Age room had peeling paint under the "book of the week' bulletin board.
3. The small red couch in the 4/5 classroom was splitting.
4. Peeling paint in the Toddler classroom on the far wall.

Plan of Correction: Soap dispenser ordered 1/9/24.
Work order place for paint. 1/12/24
Couch has been replaced. 1/9/24

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous materials were unlocked.
The cabinet in the boys hall bathroom was unlocked and contained two spray bottles of cleaners and in the girls hall bathroom one cabinet was unlocked and contained a bottle of cleaning solution.

Plan of Correction: The cabinets had locks placed on them during the inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-D
Description: Based on staff statements, in the grouping of teachers in the 4/5's classroom, one lead teacher supervised more than two aides.
The Lead Teacher supervises 4 aides in the 4/5's classroom.

Plan of Correction: The problem has been corrected there are two lead teachers.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-A
Description: Based on observation and staff statements, the maximum group size is exceeded in the 4/5's classroom.
The classroom had 34 children present and no primary caregivers identified for the children.

Plan of Correction: We split the classroom up.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-520-C
Description: Based on observation, an over the counter diaper cream was not labeled with child's name.

One OTC diaper cream in the Toddler classroom was missing the child's name.

Plan of Correction: Name was added during the inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-G
Description: Based on staff statement and record review, documentation of emergency drills was not complete.
For the yea2023 the drill log did not include documentation of a shelter-in place drill as well as a lockdown drill.

Plan of Correction: WE sent evidence of the drills that they were done.


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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