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Each of our 12 schools is monitoring the situation in their local communities and making decisions based on what is best for their school, their students, their staff, and their community. We are here for our families and staff and want the disruption in your daily lives to be as minimal as possible.
For more information on how we are responding, please visit our COVID-19 webpage.
LeafSpring School, The Village and the Get Well Place are all fully licensed and nationally accredited programs. Each school is required to be accredited, though actual accreditations vary by location. Check your school’s website to see which accreditations they have earned.
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NAEYC accreditation is a highly effective tool for ensuring quality early education services and engaging staff in a continuous quality improvement process.
About Our NAEYC Accreditation – To achieve NAEYC accreditation, programs must engage in an intensive self-assessment and quality improvement process and adhere to a set of standards of practice for the early childhood profession. NAEYC identifies clear standards that address the characteristics of a quality program, and we work hard to adhere to each one.
AdvancED accreditation is designed to help educational institutions boost their ongoing performance efforts for the benefit of their students.
AdvancED insists on a relentless pursuit of excellence – for itself and for the institutions it accredits. This ethic of excellence ensures that institutions will find rich benefits from accreditation and that parents can confidently make informed decisions about their children’s education knowing their child’s school is accredited. Accreditation matters because our students deserve the highest level of educational excellence possible.
As directors and staff move through the self-study and assessment processes required for accreditation, they are encouraged to identify their own strengths and weaknesses and act to address them. This kind of accountability makes accreditation a critical tool to ensure that children receive high-quality early care and education services during their earliest years when the foundation for life-long learning is laid.
NAEYC accredited programs consistently demonstrate higher quality for children, as indicated by: