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St. Timothy's Pre-School
432 Van Buren Street
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 437-4767

Current Inspector: Jessica Willis (571) 352-1453

Inspection Date: Sept. 27, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
The Inspector shall forward the Division's model forms for staff orientation training and emergency drill documentation. It is recommended that new management staff attend the Division's training regarding Child Day Center Minimum Standards.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today. There were 58 children in care, with a total of 12 staff members assigned to their direct supervision. The children were observed creating science experiments, eating snack of bananas and crackers, reading stories, playing with toys, painting pictures, and playing outside. This inspection was completed between approximately 10:00 am and 11:40 am. Thank you for meeting with me today. If you have any questions regarding this inspection please email me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J
Description: Based on a review of administrative documents, it was determined that the Injury Prevention Plan has not been reviewed as required. Evidence: The Injury Prevention Plan has not been reviewed annually.

Plan of Correction: I will review the plan now and make sure it is reviewed at least annually.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-K
Description: Based on a review of administrative documents, it was determined that the playground safety plan does not include all required information. Evidence: The playground safety plan does not include a statement regarding staff responsibility for maintaining an adequate level of resilient surfacing.

Plan of Correction: The playground safety plan will be updated.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of new staff records, it was determined that two records are not complete. Evidence: Staff record #2 and #3 do not include two complete reference checks.

Plan of Correction: The missing reference checks will be completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on a review of new staff training documentation, it was determined that four staff have not completed all required components of orientation training. Evidence: Staff #1-#4 have not completed "Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect" training.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure they complete the online training during our teacher workday next week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that two potentially hazardous substances were not locked. Evidence: In the snack classroom, two cleaning products were stored in an upper level cabinet that was not locked.

Plan of Correction: The cleaners were moved to the locking cabinet during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-4
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that one classroom was briefly operated beyond the allowable staff:child ratio of one staff for every 10 children. Evidence: Upon entering Room 1, the Inspector observed 12 children in care with only 1 staff member present. The second teacher returned to the classroom approximately 1 minute after the Inspector had entered the classroom.

Plan of Correction: The second teacher stepped out of the classroom very briefly to take a child to another classroom. All staff will be reminded that staff:child ratios must be maintained at all times and that if they need to leave the classroom they must call for the floating teacher to step into the room in their absence.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on a review of children's medications, it was determined that five medications were on site without properly completed authorization forms. Evidence: 1. Two long-term prescription medications were on site without the parent's signature included on the authorization form. 2. Three long-term over the counter medications were on site without an authorization form completed by the parent and physician.

Plan of Correction: All parents will be asked for the required authorization forms and they will be reviewed to make sure they are all completed correctly.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-B
Description: Based on a review of the Emergency Preparedness Plan, it was determined that this plan has not been updated as required. Evidence: The Emergency Preparedness Plan has not been updated to reflect the names of all new management staff.

Plan of Correction: The plan will be updated.


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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.