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Assessment Tools for Early Learning Programs

2018 Early Learning Assessment Tools

The changes will only take effect for site visits occurring on or after September 1, 2019, for programs whose site visit window opens July 1, 2019 or later.
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Assessment Revisions for Early Learning Programs

Early Learning Assessment Revisions

NAEYC Accreditation continuously collects feedback from programs and assessors to understand how well assessment items perform. Based on this analysis, we update guidance and/or select assessment items annually. 
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On-Site Training Request Form

We are delighted to offer a variety of support services to help programs and agencies learn more about NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs. Complete this form to request an in-person training on-site.
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Accreditation Tips and Tools

These materials are designed to deepen your understanding of the NAEYC Early Learning Program Accreditation Standards and Assessment Items.
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Early Learning Program Trainings

The Accreditation Training Center supports early learning programs as they engage in continuous quality improvement through NAEYC Accreditation.
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Interested in Accreditation?

Achieving NAEYC Accreditation is a four-step process that involves self reflection and quality improvement in order to meet and maintain accreditation over a five-year period.
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Consultation Request

NAEYC offers technical assistance consultations to programs interested or engaged in the NAEYC Accreditation process.
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Early Learning Program News

Explore issues of Program News, the monthly email newsletter with resources, information, and new ideas for accredited programs and those currently seeking accreditation.
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AFP Directory

Find your local Accreditation Facilitation Project (AFP) for support.
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Benefits of Accreditation

NAEYC Accreditation ensures that programs are safe, well prepared, and intentional about ensuring children's success. Learn more.
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