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Guidepost Montessori at Herndon
13251 Woodland Park Rd
Herndon, VA 20171
(571) 203-8686

Current Inspector: Kelly Patterson-Savittiere (703) 479-4746

Inspection Date: March 1, 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 CareProvisions and Emergencies
8VAC20-780 Special Services
8VAC20-820 The License
8VAC20-820 Hearings Procedures
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
20 Access to minor's records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect

Technical Assistance:

Playground Supervision, review of rules for children on large structure.
Playground maintenance.

Documentation of Out of State Background Searches for states.

Submission of renewal application and documentation on the Staff Information Page

Please contact Fairfax County Health Department to provide Sanitation/ Environmental Inspection for renewal

Regional manager submitting application and updated policies and procedures for review

- Reviewed Injury and Illness Prevention Plan

- IROMT reporting

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from 10:30 am-2:00 pm. There were 43 children directly supervised by 8 staff. The physical plant, staff records, children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in group play, reading books, playing outside, and eating lunch. Diapering and hand-washing procedures were also observed. Parent pick up, head counts, transitions from outside to classrooms and outside supervision was observed. There was an ample supply of materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice.
If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector,

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-J
Description: Based on record review and staff statement, there wasno annual update available for review of the written injury prevention plan.

There was no injury prevention plan completed or could be located for 2023.

Plan of Correction: I will go through the book and create a log.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on review of records, staff record did not contain documentation of two references prior to employment.

Staff A's record contained references , however there was no date available to verify that they were completed prior to employment.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure the references are dated.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-D
Description: Based on record review and staff statement, the center did not complete and or/ document monthly evacuation drill.
There were no evacuation drills completed for the 9/2023, 11/2023, 12/2023.

Plan of Correction: I had just started. I will make sure we do the drills every month and document.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-G
Description: Based on observation, when food was brought from home, it was not clearly dated and labeled in a way that identifies owner.

Children's House 5- 5 lunches from home were not labeled with name and date.

Plan of Correction: There is a note to parents on the classroom door to remind them to label lunched. We are trying to make sure they do it.


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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