Early childhood programs accredited by the NAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation have voluntarily undergone a comprehensive process of internal self-study and improvement. Each NAEYC Accredited program must meet all 10 of the Program Standards as outlined by the Academy.
All NAEYC Accredited programs must:
Promote positive relationships for all children and adults to encourage each child's sense of individual worth.
Implement a curriculum that fosters all areas of child development: cognitive, emotional, language, physical and social.
Use Developmentally, culturally and linguistically appropriate and effective teaching approaches.
Provide ongoing assessments of a child's learning and development and communicate the child's progress to the family.
Promote the nutrition and health of children and protect children and protect children and staff from illness and injury.
Employ and support a teaching staff that has the educational qualifications, knowledge and professional commitment necessary to promote children' learning and development and to support families' diverse interests and needs.
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with each child's family.
Establish relationships with and use the resources of the community to support achievement of program goals.
Provide a safe and healthy physical environment.
Implement strong personnel, fiscal and program management policies so that all children, families and staff have high-quality experiences.
NAEYC Accreditation is the mark of quality in Early Childhood Education.
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