The NAEYC Commission on Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation awards accreditation to associate degree programs that demonstrate evidence of meeting the Professional Preparation Standards. Accreditation provides a framework for self study, external evaluation and improvement in the quality of teacher preparation programs. There are currently programs at 158 institutions in 30 states accredited by the Commission on Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation. More than 100 additional programs are currently in self-study in 35 states.
Spring 2014 Commission Decisions
Associate Degree programs at three institutions earned Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation and programs at 12 institutions earned renewed accreditation at the most recent meeting of the Commission on Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation. Read more about these recent accreditation decisions in our latest press release. Visit our Accredited Program Search page to see a list of all accredited programs.
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