Annual Report Requirements for Programs
Ensure that the program is continuing to meet the 10 NAEYC Early Learning Program Standards and Criteria
Provide NAEYC with up-to-date information related to the program’s current daily operations and overall characteristics
Submit annual report forms each year and pay the annual accreditation fee during all five years of accreditation
Tasks for programs
- Submit an annual report and annual accreditation fee at the end of the first, second, third, and fourth year accreditation anniversaries.
- Submit a remittance notice and annual accreditation fee at the end of the fifth year accreditation anniversary
- When completing annual reports, be sure to reflect on continuous quality improvement practices that were completed in the past 12 months as described in topic area 10.F. Program Evaluation, Accountability and Continuous Improvement
Annual Report Maintained—Programs will receive notification that they are meeting all necessary requirements.
Annual Report Maintained with Additional Verification—Programs will receive notification that NAEYC has identified an area of concern related to a program’s full compliance with NAEYC Early Learning Program Standards and Criteria. While this concern was not determined to be a serious violation, as a condition of accreditation, the program must submit to one of the following:
- Additional verification
- Withdrawal from the NAEYC Accreditation process
Annual Report Incomplete—Programs will receive notification that additional information or payment is needed.
Annual Report Revoked—Programs will receive notification that they are not meeting all necessary requirements.
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