NAEYC All Criteria Document
|Criteria No Longer Directly Assessed|
All NAEYC-Accredited programs, and all programs seeking NAEYC Accreditation, are required to meet the 10 NAEYC Early Childhood Program Standards as demonstrated through their performance of the NAEYC Accreditation Criteria.
The 10 NAEYC Early Childhood Program Standards and Accreditation Criteria are available:
- within the All Criteria Document which includes Guidance on NAEYC Accreditation Criteria to clarify the accreditation criteria.
- free of charge through the TORCH Criteria Search.
- by purchasing the publication NAEYC Early Childhood Program Standards and Accreditation Criteria: The Mark of Quality.