Early Learning Program Trainings
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The accreditation training center supports early learning programs as they engage in continuous quality improvement through NAEYC Accreditation. Accreditation training is available in a variety of settings:
- National conferences
- On-site trainings
- Upcoming Webinars
If you have any questions, or would like to have NAEYC Accreditation staff present at your conference, contact AccreditationTraining@naeyc.org.
November 14-17, 2018 | Washington, DC
We are delighted to offer a variety of brand-new support services to help programs and agencies learn more about NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs. These sessions are designed to help administrators, coaches, technical assistance providers, and teachers learn more about preparing for accreditation.
Accreditation 101: Understanding the Accreditation Process and Expectations
Session description: This session provides an overview of the four-step process for achieving NAEYC Accreditation. This training session is recommended for programs that are not currently accredited and who are embarking on their initial accreditation.
Preparing for a Site Visit: The Assessor’s Perspective
Session description: This session examines how assessors approach rating all elements of the group environment including: teaching practices, relationships, curriculum and play, materials and equipment, displays, transitions, and health and safety practices. This training is designed for programs that are in the preparation stage for their initial or renewal site visit.
Continuous Program Quality Improvement Through Program Portfolio Creation
Session description: This session provides strategies on how to streamline your program and classroom portfolios to be able to focus on what matters most. This training is recommended for programs that understand the accreditation process and are ready to begin pursuing accreditation, but are looking for guidance on the portfolio assembly process.
Please complete the form that best describes your training needs:
On-site Training Request Form – Complete this form to request an in-person training on-site scheduled at your convenience
Perfecting Your Program Portfolio
NAEYC's program portfolio is your time to showcase the unique story of your program. Hear first hand experiences from directors and coaches who used this development opportunity to reflect on program policies and practices in relation to the NAEYC assessment items, ultimately improving the overall quality of care and education in the programs. Join us for a live interactive webinar Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 3:00–4:00 PM EST. Register Today>>>