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Dawning Point Learning Center
1179 Courthouse Road, Suite 2
Stafford, VA 22554
(540) 318-8349

Current Inspector: Morgan Bryson (540) 270-0057

Inspection Date: April 3, 2024

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted 4/3/2024 from 11:35am through 12:15pm to investigate a self-reported incident received by the Northern Licensing Office regarding hazardous substances. Observed evidence was reviewed, staff interviews were conducted, and staff records and documentation was reviewed. Violations were found relating to the self-reported incident and are identified in the Violation Notice.

Please complete the columns for "Plan of Correction" and "Date to be Corrected" for each violation cited on the Violation Notice, and then return a signed and dated copy to the licensing office by 5pm on 4/29/2024. Please email me at with any questions.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-H
Description: Based on observed evidence, purses containing medications were stored accessible to children.

Evidence: In the Twos room on 3/26/2024 at approximately 1:29pm, Staff #1 left a red purse containing prescription medication on the children's blue table while the staff member went into the bathroom for approximately two minutes. There were children napping in the room while the red purse was left unattended.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-J
Description: Based on observed evidence, the center did not ensure that smoking was prohibited in the interior of the center.

Evidence: In the Twos room on 3/26/2024 between approximately 1:29pm and 1:33pm, Staff #1 used an electronic smoking device several times while children were napping in the room.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.


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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