NAEYC Early Learning Program Accreditation

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Accreditation Assessment Tools

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

System-wide Program Portfolio (PP) Evidence Review is used to help reduce preparation time for NAEYC site visits among programs that are part of a large system with shared policies and procedures.
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Accreditation Process

Find out more about the accreditation process for new programs interested in accreditation or currently accredited programs.
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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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Pursuing Accreditation

Interested in accreditation? Find out more about the accreditation process here.
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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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Renewal Site Visit

Here you will find information on the renewal site visit for accredited programs.
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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).
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