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Barrett Early Learning Center, Inc.
410 Ridge Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 295-9202

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 840-8245

Inspection Date: April 9, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
A supplemental page was provided.

Thank you for your time and assistance with the unannounced monitoring inspection conducted on April 9, 2018. The on-site inspection was from 12:40 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. On this date, there were 31children in the care of four staff members in two classrooms, with one extra staff member available to assist, if needed. There were 38 children enrolled in the program. Five staff members' records and five children?s records were reviewed. There was no medication being administered or on-site. There were four staff members and four children interviewed. The exceptions to compliance were noted on the violation notice and the risk ratings were noted on the supplemental page. The current theme was Spring. The outdoor play area was not observed due to inclement weather. Some items observed and reviewed during the inspection included: injury reports, first-aid kit and emergency supplies, required posted information, emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place drills, nap time, choice time, art activities, transitions, hand washing and bathroom procedures, snack, and dismissal procedures. Please contact me if you have questions concerning this inspection, the licensing standards, and/or if I may be of assistance to you (540) 280-0742.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of five staff records and confirmation from the director, the center failed to obtain documentation that one new staff member had received a negative tuberculosis (TB) screening. Evidence: 1. The record for Staff Member #1 did not contain results of a TB screening. Date of hire was 02/16/2018. 2. Staff Member #1 reported to the director that she had obtained a screening within the last year but had not obtained the results.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that the results of a negative TB screening will be obtained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of five staff records and verification from the director, the center did not obtain a second character and competency reference for one new staff member. Evidence: 1. The record of Staff Member #1 did not contain documentation of a second character reference. Date of hire was 02/16/2018. 2. The director stated that she had obtained one reference for Staff Member #1 but not a second one.

Plan of Correction: The director will obtain a second reference for the staff member as soon as possible.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on review of five staff records and discussion with the director, one staff member failed to obtain the required 16 hours of annual staff development training. Evidence: 1. The record of Staff Member #2 did not contain documentation that the required 16 hours of annual training had been obtained from August 2016 through July 2017. 2. The director reported that she thought because Staff Member #2 had gone from working full-time to part-time she did not need to obtain the annual training.

Plan of Correction: The director will speak with the staff member and ensure that in the future, she will obtain the required 16 hours of annual training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and verification from a staff member, the center failed to maintain the floor in one classroom in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. There were five areas in the 12 X 12 inch floor tiles in Classroom B that were cracked and chipped. Two tiles had part of the tile missing. There were three or four floor tiles missing at the bottom of the stair case, posing a possible tripping hazard to the children in care. 2. Staff Member #4 confirmed that there were cracks and chips in the floor tiles in the classroom. She stated she had put plastic tape down to help cover the spots where the tiles were cracked or chipped.

Plan of Correction: The director contacted the board of directors and they will see that a new floor is placed over the existing floor as soon as possible.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on classroom observation and verification from a staff member, the center failed to ensure a protective cover had been placed in one electrical outlet. Evidence: 1. There was no protective cover on one electrical outlet located by the sink in the rest room of Classroom B. 2. Staff Member #2 stated that there had been some construction work down in the rest room and they had not replaced the outlet cover.

Plan of Correction: During the inspection, the staff covered the outlet with a protective cover.


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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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