Lovettsville Montessori School
4 South Church Street
Lovettsville, VA 20180
Current Inspector: Pernille Brandt (703) 203-8659
Inspection Date: Sept. 7, 2017
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
- Technical Assistance:
Discussion was held on the topics of current enrollment, current staffing, changes to background checks with regards to expiration dates, new sworn disclosure statements, and (if needed) to obtain CPS checks from other states as listed from the past five years. Discussion also included the documentation of the orientation training conducted for Staff #5.
The following inspection took place between the hours of 10:30 am through 1:30 pm. Today, I met with the Staff of the Lovettsville Montessori School located in the town of Lovettsville, Virginia. At the start of this unannounced monitoring inspection there were a total of 33 children with 4 staff; good ratios in both rooms (preschool/kindergarten and the first grade program. A total of 5 children?s files and 5 staff files were reviewed. The children were engaged in the following: learning, music, song, large motor skills outside on the playground, pick-up, family style lunch, circle time, story writing, bathroom breaks, hand washing, making fossils, and other organized activities. If you should have any future questions, please call. Thank you. Charlie Perkins, Licensing Inspector (703) 309-3963
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A Description: Based on review, 1 of 5 staff files reviewed indicated that not all of the required information/documentation was contained within each staff record. Evidence - 1. The Director stated (during an interview conducted on the date of inspection - 09/07/2017) that two (2) or more references (as to character and reputation as well as competency) for Staff #5 were not checked prior to her employment. 2. Based on the information on file, the start date for Staff #5 was listed as 01/06/2017. Plan of Correction: At least two (2) or more references shall be obtained and placed on file for Staff #5.
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