Early Learning Program Accreditation
Due to the pandemic, NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs released a new option for programs to become accredited or maintain their accreditation if a standard accreditation site visit is not possible. Learn more about Provisional Accreditation.
Learn about the benefits of accreditation, overview of the standards & read policies.
What's the Process?
Learn about the four steps of the accreditation process, view fees & understand the standards & assessment measures.
A new pathway for programs to engage in the accreditation process during this time if an onsite observation visit is not possible.
Looking for a form? You're in the right place! All the forms you'll need throughout the accreditation process are accessible here.
Accredited Program Search
NAEYC maintains a list of programs that are currently accredited to assist individuals in finding NAEYC-accredited programs in their area.
Accreditation Portal Log in
Log in to the Accreditation Portal. You now are able to advance through the accreditation process at a pace that is right for you.