What is a NAEYC accredited center?
An accredited center is one that is recognized as providing exceptional care and a variety of educational, developmental, and personal services that ease the burden of working parents. Early childhood education programs are proud to be accredited by NAEYC because they know they have worked hard for that achievement.
Does NAEYC accredited kindergarten?
NAEYC can help parents make the right choice on a child care, preschool, or kindergarten program. For more than 20 years, families have relied on NAEYC Accreditation to ensure the quality of education and care provided in programs for young children.
Is NAEYC accreditation worth?
Many parents consider NAEYC accreditation prestigious: the organization states that a little over 7,000 programs—less than 10 percent of all facilities—have achieved NAEYC accreditation. Accreditation is valuable for many parents seeking these forms of education for their children.
Where is NAEYC located?
NAEYC offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant work environment. All positions are located at our Headquarters in Washington, DC.
What are the NAEYC accreditation requirements?
Programs are required to meet standards grouped into 10 areas: relationships with children, curriculum, teaching approaches, child assessment, nutrition and health, staff qualifications, relationship with children’s families, relationship with the community, physical environment, and program leadership and management.
Who can join NAEYC?
Whether you’re a teacher, assistant teacher, program director, higher ed faculty, student, family member, researcher, policymaker, administrator, or somewhere in between, NAEYC is here to help YOU on the journey to improve educational opportunities for all young children.
What are the 4 steps of NAEYC accreditation?
Stages in the Process
- Register to start the NAEYC accreditation process.
- Stage 1: Enroll and Self-Study.
- Stage 2. Apply and Self-Assess.
- Stage 3. Candidate for Site Visit.
- Site Visit Overview.
- Accreditation Decisions.
- Stage 4: Maintain Accreditation.
Why should I join NAEYC?
NAEYC Premium membership provides unparalleled access to NAEYC’s robust suite of member benefits. Premium members receive ALL benefits at the Entry and Standard levels, in addition to: Subscriptions to both of NAEYC’s award-winning periodicals, Young Children (YC) and Teaching Young Children (TYC).
How much does it cost to join NAEYC?
Value at Every Level
|Standard $69||Premium $150|
|Local Affiliate Membership|
|Online Courses||1 Course||2 Courses|
|NAEYC Store, Insurance, & Retail Discounts|
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How do you join the NAEYC?
Join or renew online at https://www.naeyc.org/get-involved/membership/join. You can use a credit card joining online. Online memberships are processed immediately by NAEYC and you will receive an email confirmation.