About NAEYC Accreditation
NAEYC strives to raise the quality of education for all children from birth through age eight. Accreditation systems are a major part of NAEYC’s efforts to improve early childhood education; they allow programs to provide the best learning experiences for young children and their educators by meeting national standards of quality.
About NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs
Since 1985, NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs has served as a transformative quality-improvement system that sets professional standards for early learning programs and helps families identify programs of the highest quality. Using a set of 10 research-based program standards, NAEYC Accreditation collaborates with early education centers to recognize great work already under way and to work together to understand and address areas that need improvement. To learn more about NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs, visit the NAEYC website.
|Benefits of being an NAEYC Accredited Program|
|•||Helps to build a stronger team of teachers, administrators, and families working together to improve quality for children.|
|•||Improved standards for the overall program.|
|•||Recognition through NAEYC, including program listing on the NAEYC website in the Program Search section.|
|•||Announcement of program’s accreditation in the NAEYC Early Learning News weekly newsletter to programs, members, media, and others.|
|•||Use of NAEYC Accredited logo for marketing purposes.|
|•||Attracts more families to enroll their children at program.|